USPS: New ads highlight reliability, shipping

 USPS highlights its reliable shipping services for business customers in a new advertising campaign. The campaign includes a series of TV spots that show packages moving efficiently through a postal plant and being delivered by letter carriers. “Finding new routes to reach your customers and new ways for them to reach you is what…

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USPS OIG Report: Revenue and Costs in the Retail Network

April 12, 2021 (RISC-WP-21-003) The Postal Service’s more than 31,000 post offices constitute the largest retail network in the U.S. by number of locations, but 42 percent do not generate enough revenue to cover costs of operation. Opportunities exist for the Postal Service to increase revenue or lower costs at post offices without reducing access…

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – April 13, 2021

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU In this issue: A Personal Letter To Chapter Members Holiday Party Update About Those Vaccinations Social Security Fairness Act of 2021 Pittsburgh Retiree Record – April 13, 2021 Social Security Fairness Act of 2021 (H.R. 82) CRS: Social Security – WEP and…

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USPS OIG Report: Uncompensated and Undercompensated Services

Objective Our objective was to determine whether the Postal Service is appropriately compensated for selected government and business services. The mission of the Postal Service is to provide the American public with trusted, affordable, and universal mail service. Through legislative enactments that codify service levels, the Postal Service must provide mail service to every U.S….

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USPS: Postcard to employees promotes 10-year plan

The Postal Service is mailing employees a postcard with information to help them learn more about the organization’s new 10-year plan. The plan, called Delivering for America, aims to modernize the organization while increasing its role and relevance. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy announced the key components March 23. The postcard has a QR code that…

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USPS: PMG discusses Delivering for America in new video

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy discusses the Postal Service’s new 10-year plan in his latest all-employee video message. The plan, called Delivering for America, aims to modernize the organization while increasing its role and relevance to the nation. USPS released the plan March 23. Delivering for America commits $40 billion to fund: • A new delivery…

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USPS OIG Report: Impact of Pandemic on Postal Service Finances

Objective On March 13, 2020, the President of the U.S. issued the national emergency declaration concerning the COVID-19 pandemic (pandemic). During the ongoing pandemic, the U.S. Postal Service provided essential services as part of the nation’s critical infrastructure by continuing to process and deliver mail and packages. The pandemic continues to have an unpredictable impact…

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