Senator Bernie Sanders: Don’t Destroy the U.S. Postal Service – Protect Our Postal Service

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 – Warning that the future of the U.S. Postal Service is at stake, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today called on managers of the mail system to back off plans to slow deliveries and eliminate as many as 15,000 jobs. Despite big increases in revenue, Postal Service managers are forging ahead with a […]

PMG Donahoe, COO Brennan address employees in new video

For the first time in several years, the Postal Service has money to invest in its future, PMG Pat Donahoe says in his latest video message to employees. Donahoe announced last week he will retire Feb. 1, 2015. With USPS closing the fiscal year with a $2 billion increase in revenue and $5 billion in […]

Carper Questions Brennan’s Appointment as Postmaster General

In a statement lauding outgoing Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe for his service, Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE) at the same time questioned the choice of Postal Service COO Megan Brennan as Donahoe’s successor. ”At a time when the future of the Postal Service is unclear, largely because of Congress’s inability to agree on a comprehensive reform […]

Senator Sanders: New PMG pursued damaging proposals to cut services and eliminate jobs

Postal Service Revenue Rises as Service Cuts Loom BURLINGTON, Vt., Nov. 14 – Calling on the Postal Service to avert damaging service cuts and job losses, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) pointed to a new report today [added by pr] that revenue for the mail delivery service rose by $569 million during the fiscal year […]

PMG Donahoe to retire in February 2015; USPS COO Megan Brennan named successor

USPS Board of Governors selects COO Brennan as next PMG The Postal Service Board of Governors announced today that Postmaster General and CEO Pat Donahoe has decided to retire Feb. 1, 2015, after 39 years with USPS. The board also announced the appointment of Megan Brennan, currently chief operating officer, as the next PMG. At […]

Issa Statement on Retirement of Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) today made the following statement on the retirement of Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe:  “During his 39 year long tenure at the Postal Service, Donahoe saw firsthand the changing landscape of the industry and was able to uniquely understand how USPS would need to evolve to […]

Postmaster General Donahoe to Retire February 2015

WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service Board of Governors announced today that Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer Patrick R. Donahoe has decided to retire February 1, 2015, after 39 years with the Postal Service. At a public meeting of the Board of Governors this morning, Mickey D. Barnett, Chairman of the Board, called […]

USPS COO says 66 per cent of overnight delivery and service standards will be preserved

The following are remarks by Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President Megan J. Brennan at the National Postal Customer Council Week in Salt Lake City, Utah. Brennan pointed out that “Our future network will preserve approximately 66 percent of current overnight delivery volumes, and Overnight Service Standards will remain available to commercial mail properly […]

82 More Postal Facilities to Close; Mailers Expect Not to Notice

It may not be something that Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe and his COO Megan Brennan are likely to take credit for in public, but the U.S. Postal Service has become very good at closing and consolidating postal facilities. So good, in fact, that when Donahoe announced in June that the Postal Service would begin implementation […]

Top USPS Executives Highlight Challenges Facing Postal Service At NAPUS Convention

Convention Wraps Up with Addresses from Top Postal Service Executives and NAPUS President-Elect On Wednesday morning, USPS Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President Megan Brennan spoke to Postmasters at NAPUS’ 109th National Convention. President Bob Rapoza introduced her, saying she has worked tirelessly with NAPUS on issues affecting Postmasters. Brennan told members the reason […]