USPS OIG: Same-Day Delivery – Implications for the Postal Service

The same-day delivery of merchandise and groceries in the U.S. accounted for only 249 million packages in 2018, making it a niche market with uncertain financial and growth prospects. The next-day delivery of parcels may well become a more critical segment than same-day — which bodes well for the Postal Service’s leading role in this…

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USPS: Investing in people – PMG Brennan delivers first video message

February 5, 2015 Investing in employees will help the Postal Service meet the nation’s changing delivery needs, PMG Megan Brennan says. “We need to provide you with greater flexibility to resolve problems and improve the way we operate,” Brennan says in her first video message to employees since becoming PMG Feb. 1. The Postal Service’s…

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Amazon Should Make the Postal Service Its Own Personal Courier

Amazon is expanding its effort to remake the U.S. Postal Service as its very own courier. On Thursday, the online retailer said it will now offer Sunday deliveries through the post office in more than a dozen new cities, up from just two when this unique partnership started last year. If you’re an Amazon customer,…

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Google Expands Same-Day Delivery to NYC, LA

Following a successful San Francisco test of Google Shopping Express (GSX), Google today expands its same-day delivery service to Los Angeles and Manhattan. Under the motto, “Great stores delivered to your door,” GSX will offer free delivery from a list of retail partners for the next six months. Participating retailers in Los Angeles include Guitar…

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Amazon Widens Same-Day Delivery Service

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Amazon.com is making it even easier to skip the mall. The e-commerce giant is set to broaden its same-day shipping service starting Thursday by allowing later ordering times in some places and adding Dallas and San Francisco to the dozen cities where it’s available. As well, Amazon will make it easier to find the roughly…

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