USPS reviewing task force’s report

USPS is reviewing the recommendations of the Trump administration’s task force on the nation’s postal system. The task force, which was announced in April, issued its report Dec. 4. “The recommendations contained in the report should be evaluated together with legislative and regulatory reforms to address our urgent financial challenges. Reforms are necessary to enable…

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U.S. Department of the Treasury releases Postal Task Force Report

Press Release – December 4, 2018 Washington – The U.S. Department of the Treasury today released the Task Force report on the United States Postal System. The report, United States Postal System: A Sustainable Path Forward, provides a series of recommendations to overhaul the United States Postal Service’s (USPS) business model in order to return…

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APWU: USPS will participate in National Day of Mourning December 5

From: Vance Zimmerman Sent: Monday, December 03, 2018 10:08 AM To: Resident Officers; Regional Coordinators; NBAs Subject: National Day of Mourning The PMG just announced that the USPS will participate in the day of mourning per 519.4 of the ELM Management just released the following statement: President Donald J. Trump has proclaimed Dec. 5 as…

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White House Trade Council: Trump postal treaty exit will ease strain on US shippers

Published on Oct 17, 2018 Peter Navarro, director of the White House Trade Council, says President Trump’s decision to exit the Universal Postal Union will benefit American manufacturers, shippers and workers.

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White House Statement on withdrawal from the Universal Postal Union

Statement from the Press Secretary National Security & Defense Issued on: October 17, 2018 President Donald J. Trump received a report from the Department of State pursuant to the August 23, 2018, Presidential Memorandum on “Modernizing the Monetary Reimbursement Model for the Delivery of Goods Through the International Postal System and Enhancing the Security and…

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USPS wants to raise the fees it charges Amazon and other shippers

By Waverly Colville – October 11, 2018 The U.S. Postal Service has proposed a 9 to 12 percent increase to the shipping service used by Amazon.com. The parcel select service, which is also used by United Parcel Service and FedEx, is the last and typically the most expensive step in the shipping process that gets…

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USPS: Board of Governors Nominees confirmed, other candidates announced

The U.S. Senate confirmed two nominations to the Postal Service Board of Governors, and President Trump announced his intent to nominate two other individuals to the board Aug. 28. The Senate confirmed Robert M. Duncan, a Kentucky resident, and David C. Williams, an Illinois resident. President Trump nominated Duncan and Williams last fall. On Aug….

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