USPS: Get Ready for the Busiest Mailing and Shipping Week

WASHINGTON, DC — You’re very nearly there! It’s the last week to get those holiday gifts and greetings in the mail by the recommended deadlines. Dec. 14 – 21 is expected to be the Postal Service’s busiest week of the holiday mailing and shipping season. This has been an extraordinary year of unprecedented challenges given…

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USPS: Season’s busiest period begins Dec. 14

The Postal Service expects holiday customer traffic to increase beginning Dec. 7, with the season’s busiest period for mailing, shipping and deliveries occurring Dec. 14-21. The organization released the expectations last week, noting that more gifts are expected to be sent through the mail this year as families and friends hold virtual ceremonies instead of…

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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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PMG DeJoy’s remarks from Nov. 13, 2020 open session meeting of Board of Governors

“During the past year – and especially over the last several months – the women and men of the United States Postal Service have been actively engaged in supporting the nation in its electoral process. We took on the challenge of coordinating with thousands of election officials around the country about how to work with…

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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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USPS: Time to Send Those Holiday Packages!

WASHINGTON, DC — The Postal Service plans for peak season all year. And while customers may not think about the holidays until the season is upon them, it’s important to know how to properly ship all the gifts on your list. Simple planning will help prevent injuries to Postal Service employees and customers. It will…

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USPS Board of Governors to meet Nov. 13

WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors will meet in open session on Nov. 13, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. ET. The Board is expected to discuss the following items: Call to Order and Remarks of the Chairman Remarks of the Postmaster General and CEO Approval of Minutes Committee Reports Financial Matters a….

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USPS Continues to Deliver a Record Number of Ballots

USPS News Release – October 29, 2020 WASHINGTON, DC — With less than one week until the November election, new U.S. Postal Service data show an exceedingly high-volume of mail moving through the system and a focus on delivery of ballots. “With increased volume in both mail and packages and external challenges, mail is moving,”…

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