USPS Forever Stamps Celebrates Posters of the Work Projects Administration

HYDE PARK, NY — The U.S. Postal Service today dedicated the visually striking posters of the Work Projects Administration (WPA) as a booklet of 10 designs and 20 Forever stamps during a first-day-of-issue ceremony at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, NY. The posters were created by Depression-era artists employed […]

USPS: Nebraska Statehood Forever Stamp Issued Today

Stamp Image Photographed by Nebraskan Native LINCOLN, NE — The U.S. Postal Service celebrated the 150th anniversary of Nebraska statehood today by issuing a Forever stamp depicting a photograph taken on the banks of the Platte River as sandhill cranes flew low overhead at sunset. Nicknamed the Cornhusker State, the 37th state admitted to the […]

USPS, FedEx Extend Express Air Transportation Contract for 7 more years

FedEx Extends Express Air Transportation Contract With United States Postal Service MEMPHIS, Tenn., February 23, 2017 … FedEx Corp. today announced that its FedEx Express subsidiary has entered into an extension to the express air transportation contract with the United States Postal Service originally executed on April 23, 2013. The contract modification extends the agreement […]

Spartan Motors’ Utilimaster Seeks Withdrawal from USPS Next Generation Delivery Vehicle Program as Body Builder

Partners with Prototype Award Participant to Upfit USPS Vehicles with Cargo Management Solutions CHARLOTTE, Mich., Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR) (“Spartan” or the “Company”), a global leader in specialty chassis and vehicle design, manufacturing and assembly, today announced that its Spartan Fleet Vehicles and Services (FVS) business unit — which […]

Washington Post Article Gets It Wrong About USPS

2/16/17 Response to Washington Post Editorial Board’s “The Postal Service needs more than a Band-Aid,” February 13, 2017. The Post has set up a false dilemma for its readers: that we must curtail postal services (including Saturday delivery) and eliminate jobs to save the USPS from certain deterioration and failure. They base this on claims that the Postal Service “can’t pay their bills” […]

NALC President Rolando to testify Tuesday at postal reform hearing

2/6/17 NALC  – NALC President Fredric Rolando is among those called to testify at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the recently introduced postal bill, The Postal Service Reform Act of 2017 (H.R. 756). The hearing is set for Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 10 a.m. ET, in the Rayburn House Office Building […]

USPS on H.R. 756, the Postal Service Reform Act of 2017

2/6/17 –USPS News Link – PMG Megan J. Brennan is thanking members of a U.S. House of Representatives committee for introducing a bipartisan bill to reform the Postal Service. The legislation was introduced last week by members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, including Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) and members […]