USPS OIG: Top 10 Postal Stories of 2020

It’s that time again for our top ten postal stories of the year! While we do this every year, 2020 saw more than its fair share of important news stories about the Postal Service. Well let’s face it, it saw more than its fair share of front page news stories in general. Here’s our countdown,…

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USPS: FY 2020 Annual Report to Congress

The Postal Service delivered 129.2 billion mailpieces to 161 million addresses across the nation during fiscal year 2020, the organization says in its Annual Report to Congress. The report, which USPS published last month, covers the period from Oct. 1, 2019-Sept. 30, 2020. In addition to an overview of the organization’s finances, the 64-page document…

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PMG thanks employees, previews 2021

In his latest video message, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy thanks employees for their efforts during the holiday season and previews 2021 for USPS. The organization delivered record mail and package volume in December while also dealing with the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic. DeJoy also asks employees to set a new tone to help USPS…

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PMG Statement on Passage of COVID Relief Legislation

December 30, 2020 WASHINGTON, DC — Postmaster General and CEO Louis DeJoy issued the following statement today: “On behalf of the 644,000 men and women of the Postal Service, I want to thank Congress and the Administration for recognizing both the essential role we play in serving the nation and the impact of COVID-19 on…

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USPS delivers Election Mail report

December 29, 2020 The Postal Service released a post-election analysis outlining the steps it took to deliver a historic number of ballots and Election Mail volume. “Throughout the 2020 election, the Postal Service faced unprecedented challenges, but the commitment of our 644,000 men and women to deliver the nation’s ballots securely and in a timely…

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USPS: PMG’s special year-end video message to employees

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy discusses the holiday season in a special year-end video message to employees. USPS, expecting more package volume, has hired seasonal workers, added transportation options and expanded Sunday deliveries. DeJoy thanks employees for their service during the holidays, as well as their dedication throughout the year. “The women and men of the…

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USPS: Transitioning to the future

The Postal Service has made several leadership announcements, including the retirement of a top executive, the promotion of several key leaders and a series of functional alignments that aim to better position the organization to achieve operational excellence and financial stability. The changes include the announcement that David E. Williams, chief logistics and processing operations…

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USPS: Year-end finances reported – $9.2 billion net loss

The Postal Service has reported its financial results for fiscal year 2020 (Oct. 1, 2019-Sept. 30, 2020). Here are some highlights: • Revenue. Operating revenue was $73.1 billion, up 2.8 percent from the previous fiscal year, driven by a 25.3 percent increase in shipping and package revenue. First-Class Mail revenue fell 2.7 percent, while Marketing…

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