Postal News

Calculation error gives magazines a break on postal rates
Magazine publishers had been bracing for nearly a 2 percent postal rate increase in April. (Read more...)

Will Congress act on Obama plan to rescue USPS?
After President Obama sent his 2016 budget to the Congress on Feb. 2, Stephen Kearney, executive director of the Alliance of Nonprofit Mailers, asked, "[W]ill anyone take him up on it?" (Read more...)

An Antarctica post office is hiring and the job description is amazing An Antarctica post office is hiring and the job description is amazing
Anyone looking for work in the south pole? (Read more...)

Badlands Station: a cancellation for America’s newest post office Badlands Station: a cancellation for America’s newest post office
For the first time in many years, there is a new, real post office in the United States. And it is in a location that people might not expect: Williston, N.D. (Read more...)

Actor Danny Glover joins with postal union over USPS wages
The American Postal Workers Union was planning to add some star power to its bargaining team when it opens wage talks with the United States Postal Service Feb. 19. (Read more...)

USPS looking for new trucks; ‘Save Our Postal Service’
Those boxy long-life Grumman trucks that have been the United States Postal Service’s primary residential delivery vehicle for almost 30 years may finally be getting a replacement (Read more...)

UPS to USPS: more financial transparency is necessary
United Parcel Service is a fierce competitor. (Read more...)

Theft of USPS trailer might have delayed holiday mail to service members
The theft of a U.S. Postal Service-contracted tractor-trailer might have caused delays in holiday mail delivery to U (Read more...)

New Zealand decreases delivery days
Later this year, New Zealand Post will begin a transition to an every-other-day mail delivery system for standard mail. (Read more...)

USPS reports 'controllable income' profit of $1.1 billion in first quarter
While continuing to report it still operates at a deficit, the United States Postal Service made a major concession to critics who say the government agency is in far better financial shape than its deficits indicate (Read more...)

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