USPS: PMG Agrees to Delay Retirement

January 6, 2020 WASHINGTON – The Governors of the United States Postal Service are conducting a thorough, nationwide search for a successor to Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan, who announced her intent to retire effective Jan. 31, 2020. To facilitate the search and transition process, the Postmaster General has agreed to delay her retirement date….

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GAO Report: Offering Nonpostal Services through Delivery Network Would Present Benefits, Limitations 

U.S. Postal Service: Offering Nonpostal Services through Its Delivery Network Would Likely Present Benefits and Limitations GAO-20-190: Published: Dec 17, 2019. Publicly Released: Dec 17, 2019. The U.S. Postal Service manages a vast network of mail carriers and vehicles that deliver mail to its customers. Since USPS’s costs are growing faster than its revenues, some…

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USPS Chief Financial Officer delivers update in new video

The Postal Service’s year-end financial report is discussed in Chief Financial Officer Joe Corbett’s latest “Dollars and Change” video. USPS recorded $71.1 billion in total operating revenue in fiscal 2019 (Oct. 1, 2018-Sept. 30, 2019) and $79.9 billion in total operating expenses. This left the organization with a net loss of $8.8 billion — an…

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USPS Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2019 Results

The Postal Service has reported its financial results for fiscal 2019’s second quarter (Jan. 1- March 31). Here are some highlights: • Revenue. Total revenue was $17.5 billion, essentially flat from the same period one year earlier. First-Class Mail revenue declined 3.3 percent, while Marketing Mail revenue declined 3.9 percent. Shipping and packages revenue increased…

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UPMA: Overview of Senate HSGA hearing on Postal Reform

Overview of Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs hearing on Postal Reform By Frank Augustosky – 03/15/19 The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs held a hearing on Tuesday, March 12 to address “A Path to Sustainability: Recommendations from the President’s Task Force on the United States Postal Service.” Chairman Ron Johnson (R-WI)…

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President Trump Appoints Kubayanda to be a Commissioner of PRC

Michael Kubayanda of Ohio, to be a Commissioner of the Postal Regulatory Commission for the remainder of a six-year term expiring November 22, 2020. Mr. Kubayanda serves as a board member and privacy officer for a digital health startup. Michael previously worked with the Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the U.S. Postal Service, ending…

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NALC: Executive orders on federal employees

May 31, 2018 NALC is currently investigating if the executive orders issued by President Trump on Friday May 25 have any impact on the United States Postal Service. We will report our findings as information becomes available. The executive orders: https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/executive-order-developing-efficient-effective-cost-reducing-approaches-federal-sector-collective-bargaining/ https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/executive-order-ensuring-transparency-accountability-efficiency-taxpayer-funded-union-time-use/ https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/executive-order-promoting-accountability-streamlining-removal-procedures-consistent-merit-system-principles/ Source: National Association of Letter Carriers AFL-CIO  

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USPS: PMG discusses forum, other topics in video

The National Postal Forum, USPS finances, public policy matters and other topics are addressed in Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan’s latest “Business Focus” video. In discussing the forum, Brennan says the annual industry conference helps the Postal Service generate sales and showcase emerging technologies. She also shows a brief, fast-paced video from the event that…

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