PMG and CFO Host Web Call On USPS FY 2014 End of Year Financial Results

What: Telephone/Web conference on U.S. Postal Service FY 2014 end of year financial results Who: Postmaster General and CEO Patrick Donahoe CFO and Executive Vice President Joseph Corbett When: Fri., Nov. 14, 2014 11 a.m. ET Background: The call is open to the news media and all other interested parties. How to Participate Important Notice: […]

Another Congressman requests more info from USPS on cyber attack

It appears that USPS has left Members of Congress, unions, postal employees and customers in the dark on the cyber attack. Congressman Darrell Issa said yesterday that USPS knew of the cyber attack two months ago. American Postal Workers Union president Mark Dimondstein said he found out yesterday. National Association of Letter Carriers president Fredric […]

State of the Business: PMG reports on new initiatives

E-commerce and technology are shaping the way packages are delivered, and creating an increased demand for better tracking and customer service. “Packages are the future. Scanning is the future. Visibility is the future,” PMG Pat Donahoe said in his latest video message to employees. “It’s critical that we do all of these things right.” With […]

USPS: GOP Proposal would help highway fund and provide USPS some financial relief

Saturday delivery update Latest proposal would help highway fund House Republicans last week proposed allowing the Postal Service to stop delivering most mail on Saturday and to use the savings to keep the federal Highway Trust Fund from going broke. In a statement, USPS said, “Allowing the Postal Service to implement a five-day mail/six-day package […]

USPS Documents Show Hours Reduced at Post Offices Near Staples Stores

Postal Service Cuts Hours at 21 San Francisco, Calif.  Post Offices USPS Documents Show Hours Reduced at Post Offices Near Staples Stores; Public Postal Counters Are Shrinking, Not Growing, After Secretive Deal with Retail Giant May 29, 2014 – SAN FRANCISCO [CALIF] – In the wake of a secretive, sweetheart deal to outsource postal operations […]

USPS Honors Competitor FedEx With New PMG Award

Superior suppliers USPS honors 14 companies The Postal Service recently honored 14 companies that provide the organization with superior service in technology, transportation and other areas. The winning companies received awards in several categories, including supplier performance and supplier innovation. This year, a Postmaster General’s Supplier Award was introduced. “The Postal Service does business with […]

APWU: Post Offices Close Early, Send Customers to Staples

The Sign on the Door Says It All Post Offices Close Early, Send Customers to Staples May 15, 2014 – Hours have been cut at 16 post offices within a five-mile radius of the San Francisco Staples store that has a postal counter, according to information obtained by the APWU. A sign on the post […]

NALC President: A void at the top gives PMG free rein

Fredric V Rolando, NALC President, The Postal Record, May 2014 The Postal Service and much of Washington are caught in a time warp. For some reason, they still think it’s 2009 and that the Postal Service is in terminal decline. The postmaster general’s “shrink to survive” austerity plan was developed in the depths of the […]

Video: PMG reports on latest USPS financial results in message to employees

The Postal Service’s financial stability is improving, but significant challenges remain, says PMG Pat Donahoe. In his latest message to employees, Donahoe reviews the Postal Service’s financial results for the first half of the fiscal year (Oct. 1-Mar. 31) and discusses strategies for moving forward. “From a financial standpoint, compared to last year, we’re about […]