Postal Service out of control! (Literally)

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Day-to-day, USPS is working just fine. But eventually, it’s going to need actual people to populate its Board of Governors.

Source: Postal Service out of control! (Literally)

Our government.  Sad state of affairs.

Written by Lisa.Bowes

December 6th, 2016 at 3:50 pm

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USPS Holiday 2016 Hippo TV Commercial – YouTube

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November 29th, 2016 at 11:35 am

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Dead Tree Edition: Never Stamps: A $3.5 Billion Postal Subsidy

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Written by Lisa.Bowes

November 28th, 2016 at 3:16 pm

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USPS ready for record Cyber Monday

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WASHINGTON — Americans are expected to make Cyber Monday 2016 the largest ever and the U.S. Postal Service, the largest e-commerce deliverer, is ready.

The Postal Service will handle approximately 750 million packages this holiday season, an increase of more than 12 percent over last year. This is double the volume of packages handled just four years ago.

According to market researcher Adobe Digital Insights, Cyber Monday sales will exceed $3 billion, an increase of 9.4 percent over last year.

Source: USPS ready for record Cyber Monday

Written by Lisa.Bowes

November 28th, 2016 at 3:06 pm

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Taub and Acton Nominated To Be Commissioners, PRC

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Written by Lisa.Bowes

November 16th, 2016 at 3:12 pm

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Dead Tree Edition: The Postmaster General’s Salary: $286,000

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The chief executive of the U.S. Postal Service was paid less than one tenth of what her counterparts at competitors UPS and FedEx received last year.

Source: Dead Tree Edition: The Postmaster General’s Salary: $286,000

Think about that….

Written by Lisa.Bowes

November 16th, 2016 at 3:10 pm

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Veterans Day | USPS News Link

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Written by Lisa.Bowes

November 10th, 2016 at 10:53 pm

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Full-Service Assessment Fact Sheet

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Mailers are given the Full-Service discount at the time of mailing. After the postage statement is finalized, verifications are performed on the eDoc to ensure Full-Service requirements are met. Verification errors will be logged against pieces that do not meet the Full-Service requirements. These errors are identified as being postage assessment eligible when the total pieces in error, for a specific requirement, have exceeded an established error threshold. When this occurs, the USPS will identify the responsible eDoc submitter associated to the CRID (Customer Registration Identification) and issue a postage assessment against the eDoc submitter that presented the mailings to the Postal Service.

Source: Full-ServiceAssessmentFactSheet.pdf

Written by Lisa.Bowes

November 3rd, 2016 at 10:49 pm

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INSIDE THE 2017 POSTAGE RATES: USPS Files 2017 Mailing Standards Changes – MAIL: The Journal of Communication Distribution

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We take you inside the upcoming 2017 rate and regulation changed with these excerpts from Monday’s USPS Federal Notice filing of new mailing standards…

Source: INSIDE THE 2017 POSTAGE RATES: USPS Files 2017 Mailing Standards Changes – MAIL: The Journal of Communication Distribution

This is a great high level summary with topical links for more details.

Written by Lisa.Bowes

October 19th, 2016 at 10:41 am

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Dead Tree Edition: New Postal Rates Will Benefit Some Publishers and Printers

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Written by Lisa.Bowes

October 17th, 2016 at 9:11 am

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