Mailer groups urge Senate to vote on USPS Board Of Governors nominees

A group of mailers sent the following letter to U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Chairman Sen. Ron Johnson and Ranking Member Sen. Tom Carper. The letter is urging  Johnson and Carper to press the full Senate to vote on nominees for  USPS Board of Governors. In September 2015, APWU, Federal Unions and […]

APWU: ‘Stakeholders’ Urge Congress To Give USPS Legislative Relief

7/14/2015 – The APWU is part of a group of 50 postal unions, management associations, and mailers that has asked Congress to help the agency during the current nationwide financial difficulties by giving legislative relief to its retiree health-insurance liability. In a Nov. 17 letter  to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), the group said […]

Senator Carper reaction to Appeals Court remanding exigent postal rate hike case back to PRC

Senator Carper Statement on U.S. Court of Appeals Exigent Ruling Friday, June 5, 2015 WASHINGTON – Today, Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), Ranking Member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, released the following reaction to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit exigent ruling: “It’s no secret that the […]

Appeals Court issues ruling on USPS, Mailers challenge to PRC’s ‘exigent rate increase’ decision

June 5, 2015 The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued a decision on “Petitions for Review of an Order of the Postal Regulatory Commission” Below are excerpts from the decision: The Postal Service filed its first request for an exigent rate increase in 2010. The Postal Service claimed that the […]

Postal Service sues to create new product for DVD mailings

January 23, 2015 – The Postal Service filed a lawsuit Dec. 23 against the Postal Regulatory Commission for the right to create a new product for DVD and disc mailings. The agency wants the court to overturn the oversight body’s decision that denied the Postal Service the ability to create a new product called the […]

USPS Network Rationalization Phase 2 FAQS for Mailers

USPS Network Rationalization Phase 2 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS for Mailers AND THE MAILING INDUSTRY (January 12, 2015)   What is Network Rationalization? The Postal Service is responsible for maintaining an efficient mail processing and transportation network. The pace of change affecting the Postal Service has accelerated due to the ubiquity of computer-based communications, both for business […]

Video: Latest on USPS investigation into mysterious mailers

LEE COUNTY, Fla. – Who’s responsible for mysterious blue postcards attacking a local family? Fox 4 gets an update from the US Postal service and the victim in this case. Eighty-three-year-old Beatrice Schwartz has stopped getting constant calls about mysterious mailers… “Thank God, I’m glad for that,” said Schwartz, who is getting unwanted calls from […]

Video: Postal Inspector’s Office investigating mysterious mailers

LEE COUNTY, Fla. – We’re learning the United States Postal Service is investigating mysterious postcards falsely using the FOX4 studios as a return address. We’ve received nearly a dozen more today. It’s been a hectic 24 hours for Beatrice Schwartz. “I’ve had so many phone calls between yesterday and today,” explained Schwartz. Half of them […]

Former Texas House GOP candidate blames USPS for campaign mailer sent in error

It appears each time a GOP candidate experiences a problem with campaign mailer(s) USPS and its employees get blamed. Over the years there has been numerous news articles which clearly illustrate how many GOPers are under the mistaken belief that most Postal Workers are Democrats –and will risk their job/livelihood tampering with political mail. Unfortunately, […]

FedEx wants PRC to ‘blunt’ USPS advantage in shipping war

The FedEx Corporation is requesting that PRC “blunt the advantages the Postal Service has as a government entity.” It appears Fedex is not happy with proposals by the U.S. Postal Service (“USPS”), filed on July 1, 2014, to sharply reduce Priority Mail rates for middle-weight packages and increase prices for low-weight retail packages.” FedEx claims […]