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USPS temporarily suspends mail service to Canada
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Due to the expectation by Canada Post officials that the strike by the Canadian Union of Postal Workers will last until at least sometime next week, the U.S. Postal Service suspended accepting mail destined to Canada effective Saturday, June 18 — with the exception of Global Express Guaranteed shipments. More



AMPC supports USPS pre-funding transfer
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AMPC has signed a letter to Congress supporting the transfer of overpaid health and pension pre-funding from the federal government to the USPS. More

USPS needs 'incubation space' to address digital challenge
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Speaking at the PostalVision2020 conference in Arlington, Va., Deputy Postmaster General Ron Stroman said the USPS recognized that digital communication "is here and not going away." But he said the Postal Service would need "incubation space" if it truly wanted to innovate in that direction and make a major shift to digital channels. More

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Postal Service questions PRC report on 5-day delivery savings
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The U.S. Postal Service defended internal research that found it would save $3.1 billion per year by eliminating Saturday home delivery, calling into question the Postal Regulatory Commission's research that found it would only save $1.7 billion by doing so. More

House Republicans demand faster cost-cutting at USPS
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Members of the U.S. Congress have called for accelerated efforts to right-size the U.S. Postal Service network to meet "astonishing" mail volume declines currently being seen. More



House subcommittee told cost-cutting not enough to avoid USPS liquidity crisis
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The ongoing realignment of postal facilities to better fit the changing needs of customers is saving the Postal Service millions of dollars — but it and other cost-cutting measures are not enough to stave off a fast-approaching liquidity crisis, a House subcommittee was told. More

Mail industry calls on Congress to give USPS time to right-size
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A joint letter was sent to all members of the House of Representatives, from dozens of USPS customers, suppliers, partners and unions, calling on them to support legislation introduced back in April that would help the struggling Postal Service. More



UPS plans a pickup and return delivery service
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In October, UPS plans to launch UPS Returns Exchange, a combined pickup and delivery service designed to take the headaches out of processing returns of online orders. More

Google reveals what it would do running the US Postal Service
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At an event held in Arlington, Va., the postal sector grilled various Internet and digital gurus to grasp some idea of how the physical mail industry should be responding to the digital revolution. More
 

 
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