Archive for January 23rd, 2013

Post Office Business Trouble – Why We Should Save the Post Office

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The postal service is not a federal agency. It does not cost taxpayers a dollar. It loses money only because Congress mandates that it do so. What it is is a miracle of high technology and human touch. It’s what binds us together as a country.

via Post Office Business Trouble – Why We Should Save the Post Office – Esquire.

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January 23rd, 2013 at 1:17 pm

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Cash-strapped Postal Service probed for travel expense waste

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January 23rd, 2013 at 9:14 am

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Postal Service could dramatically increase business with federal agencies, report finds – Contracting – GovExec.com

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….The report also recommended the Postal Service develop a better understanding of agencies’ needs, including which most commonly ship lightweight packages.

The Postal Service agreed with the inspector general’s recommendations, but it did not find sufficient information to support the OIG’s new revenue estimate.“Without more detailed data on the characteristics of federal shipments, it is nearly impossible to predict a value for Postal Service potential,” Cliff Rucker and Gary C. Reblin, USPS’ vice presidents for sales and new products and innovation, respectively, wrote in a letter to the OIG….

via Postal Service could dramatically increase business with federal agencies, report finds – Contracting – GovExec.com.

Only the USPS could put a negative spin on this opportunity….

 

Written by Lisa.Bowes

January 23rd, 2013 at 9:12 am

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