Analysis/Opinion: Don’t take USPS’ word for it

Analysis/Opinion – August 6, 2019 “Reforming the Postal Service” (Web, July 28) points to USPS’ shipping and package capabilities as its one redeeming quality amid the agency’s rapidly growing losses. USPS’ $143 billion in total unfunded liabilities and debt are disregarded as an afterthought — and apparently so are the nation’s taxpayers who may be…

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USPS: Video tracks holiday parcel from order to delivery

A new video from the Denver Post tracks a package from order to delivery, demonstrating the Postal Service’s important role in online commerce. The 3-minute segment begins with technology reporter Tamara Chuang ordering microwave popcorn from Quinn Snacks, a natural food company in Boulder, CO, that ships with USPS. A Postal Service employee later collects…

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Robot Postal Workers Invade San Francisco

(July 9, 2014) Want to pick up a package from your Aunt Marge, but don’t want have time to run down to the post office or shipping center? There may be a robot in your future. No, Mr. Machine will not wait on line for you. The soda-machine-sized devices stay put. providing a way to…

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