Archive for November, 2011

Folded Self Mailers

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Watch for a Federal Register Notice to come shortly (possibly Thursday) with the final Folded Self Mailer rules and implementation info.  The regulations will go into effect immediately, allowing mailers to take advantage of new design options.

Compliance will not be required until 2013.

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November 30th, 2011 at 10:44 pm

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Operation Santa: Making children’s dreams come true

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November 24th, 2011 at 7:09 pm

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Happy Thanksgiving

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November 24th, 2011 at 7:15 am

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Postmaster General Urges Congress to Reevaluate Current Postal Reform Bills

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November 21st, 2011 at 2:31 pm

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USPS says it’s too early to determine cost savings from Retail Alternatives to Post Offices

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USPS officials said it is too early to realize related cost savings. USPS also lacks the performance measures and data needed to show how alternatives have affected its financial performance.

via USPS says it’s too early to determine cost savings from Retail Alternatives to Post Offices : PostalReporter News Blog.

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November 18th, 2011 at 12:36 pm

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USPS Peak Holiday Mailing and Delivery Days

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From the current issue of the Postal Bulletin:
“Christmas Day falls on a Sunday this year, therefore we expect Monday, December 19 to be the heaviest day for delivery, while the busiest day for mailing cards and letters is expected to be December 20.

Peak Mailing Day:  Tuesday, December 20 will be the busiest mailing day, with an expected 589 million cards, letters, and packages being processed.

Peak Delivery Day:  Monday, December 19 will be the busiest delivery day.”

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November 17th, 2011 at 11:04 am

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How the U.S. Postal Service Fell Apart

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November 17th, 2011 at 10:18 am

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Business Mail Acceptance Controls – OIG Audit

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November 16th, 2011 at 1:19 pm

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Postal Service to resume pension payments

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November 16th, 2011 at 1:17 pm

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USPS FY 2011 Executive Officer Compensation

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November 16th, 2011 at 11:19 am

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