Postal Service Previews Elvis Presley Forever Stamp and Music CD

Exclusive CD Offers Previously Unreleased Songs Available Only in Post Offices July 2, 2015 WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service previewed the Music Icons: Elvis Presley Commemorative Forever stamp today and joined with Sony Music’s RCA/Legacy Recordings in announcing the upcoming debut of an exclusive music CD titled ELVIS FOREVER that includes an Elvis song, […]

U.S. Postal Service and Sweden Post to Jointly Issue Ingrid Bergman Stamp

Forever Stamp to be Dedicated Aug. 20 in Sweden WASHINGTON, June 25, 2015 — The U.S. Postal Service and Posten AB of Sweden announced today that award-winning actress Ingrid Bergman will be honored as the 19th stamp in the Legends of Hollywood series. The stamp will be issued jointly by the Postal Service and Sweden […]

Reps. Huffman, Connolly, Takai: USPS Must Invest in Modern and Efficient Delivery Fleet

Members: “Our nation’s largest civilian fleet should serve as a global leader in efficiency and innovation” May 7, 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressmen Jared Huffman (D-CA), Gerald Connolly (D-VA), and Mark Takai (D-HI) yesterday sent a letter to the United States Postal Service (USPS) urging an investment in a modern and efficient Postal Service fleet as they […]

Rural US Senators meeting with PMG raises issue of declining mail service standards

May 6, 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Heitkamp Brings Together First Meeting of Solely Rural-State Senators to Highlight Needs of Rural America with New Postmaster General Senator Heidi Heitkamp Continues Bipartisan Leadership to Make Sure the Postal Service Works Better for Rural Communities in North Dakota & Across the Country Building on her efforts to improve […]

Camber Wins $210 Million USPS Software Engineering and Development Services Contract

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Camber Corporation is proud to announce that it was awarded a seven year, Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract with the United States Postal Service (USPS) with a ceiling value of $210M dollars.  Under the Software Engineering and Development Services (SEDS) contract, Camber will provide software engineering and development services […]

Former mail contractor, wife accused of stealing veterans’ med

3/30/2015 – Memphis, Tenn  – Two Verbena residents have been arrested and charged in a federal indictment that accuses them of conspiring to steal packages of prescription pharmaceuticals intended for military veterans. Kevin Cochrane, 34, and Carmen Cochrane, 36, both of Verbena, were named in a four-count indictment charging the couple with conspiracy to possess […]

PRC Evaluates USPS Performance in 2014 Annual Compliance Determination

Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission issued its 2014 Annual Compliance Determination assessing the pricing and service performance standards of the Postal Service in fiscal year 2014 (39 U.S.C. Section 3653). The Commission’s review is based on the exigency rates approved in Docket No. R2013-11 for Market Dominant products. Principal findings include: Twenty-six […]

PRC Again Remands Price Adjustments Back To USPS: Standard Mail, Periodicals, and Package Services Products Affected

Washington, DC – For the second time in this case, the Postal Regulatory Commission returned a Postal Service proposal to adjust rates for Standard Mail, Periodicals, and Package Services. In Order No. 2378 issued on March 6, 2015, the Commission remanded the rates for these classes of mail so that the Postal Service could provide […]

Soldiers build postal capacity from ground up in Iraq

  CAMP TAJI, Iraq (March 16, 2015) — Even in a time of constant digital communication – an age of Twitter, Facebook and FaceTime – there remains something special for deployed Soldiers about a tangible letter or package sent by loved ones halfway around the world. For those Service members deployed with Combined Joint Forces […]