USPS Poised to Significantly Increase EV Procurement

The United States Postal Service (USPS) is poised to more than double the number of electric vehicles (EVs) it plans to procure.

Amazon Calls for Revitalizing the USPS

Amazon is throwing its weight behind efforts to revitalize the United States Postal Service, calling it the company’s “first and oldest business partner.”

UPS Ups the Ante On Weekend Deliveries

Just a week after FedEx Ground announced it would offer Sunday deliveries, UPS said it plans to more than double its weekend deliveries in 2020, according to Reuters. As Reuters points out, UPS “pioneered seven-day delivery in 2013, in partnership…

FedEx CEO Says Amazon’s Own Delivery System Will Take Business From USPS, Not FedEx

Fred Smith, founder, and CEO of FedEx told Bloomberg this morning that they don’t see any negative impact from Amazon doing more of their deliveries themselves. Smith says that the biggest entity that will lose business as Amazon implements its own delivery force is the US Postal Service.

eBay Announces Update On USPS Package Pickups

eBay made a quick announcement regarding USPS package pickups in light of recent changes made by the Postal Service. In a brief post, the company said: Sellers can now schedule a pickup on First-Class Package Service without having to choose…

Amazon Sunday Delivery Hits 15 More Cities

In November, Amazon announced that it teamed up with the USPS to start offering Sunday delivery in New York and Los Angeles with more areas to follow. On Thursday, the company announced the expansion of the service into fifteen new…

Kentucky Mailman Jailed for Stashing 45K Letters

Former Western Kentucky postal worker William “Brent” Morse has been sentenced to 6 months in a federal prison for hiding almost 45,000 pieces of mail he didn’t feel like delivering. According to David J. Hale, the U.S. attorney for the…

Snail Mail Still Integral to Marketing Campaigns, Says USPS

As traditional snail mail marketing campaigns continue to be replaced with email and social media campaigns, the US Postmaster General is trying to let businesses know that the USPS is still a valuable tool to keep in their marketing toolbox–and…

USPS Stamps: 2014 Line-Up Emphasizes Pop-Culture

Each time the Earth makes one revolution around the Sun, the denizens of the planet get excited for all of the new possibilities, opportunities, innovations, and creations that inevitably result with the coming of a new year – things such…

Steve Jobs Stamp Coming in 2015, Design Pending

According to USPS documents obtained by The Washington Post, late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is set to be memorialized with his own US postage stamp in 2015. He joins Johnny Carson, Elvis Presley, and James Brown as famous Americans set…

Vicki Kennedy Nominated For USPS Board Of Governors

Vicki Kennedy has been nominated to an advisory position by President Barack Obama. She is being considered for a position on the eleven-member Board of Governors of the United States Postal Service. Vicki Kennedy hails from Crowley, Louisiana. Her parents,…

Postage Increase: New Price Rates May Be a ‘Lose-Lose Proposition’

A forewarning on changes in stamp prices has been reported since last year, informing Americans to look forward to an increase in costs for the new year. Well Sunday was the day that stamps officially increased by 4 cents; a…

Price Of Postage Stamps Going Up In January

Just when we were getting used to the $.46 cent price tag for one postage stamp, things are going to change again. The new postage stamp as of January 26th will cost American’s $.49 cents. Imagine, nearly $.50 cents to…

Christmas Cards Are Just as Popular as Ever

In the booming age of technology, it’s nice to see that one holiday tradition remains just as strong as ever, sending Christmas cards to friends and family. What’s even more unbelievable is that we still predominately send those cards in…

USPS Says December 16th Is Busiest Day Of The Year

We all know the United States Postal Service is busy around the holidays. Not only do they have to get all of those letter to Santa to the North pole on time, but they are also rushing to get Christmas…

USPS Faces Busiest Shipping Day of the Year

Believe it or not, today is actually USPS’s busiest day of the entire year. With Christmas only eight days away, packages and letters are flooding postal service locations around the country. The holiday season rush is expected to reach its…

USPS – Amazon Deliveries… on Sunday!

Just when we were going to have to get used to the United States Postal Service (USPS) shutting down their mail delivery on Saturdays, they step up for the holidays and go beyond our wildest dreams. Deliveries on Saturday AND…

USPS Seals Deal with Amazon for Sunday Deliveries

Isn’t it irritating when non-business days prolong deliveries you’re waiting for? Well, that won’t be a problem anymore – at least not when you purchase something from Amazon. It appears the world’s largest online retailer has sealed an innovative deal…

USPS, Amazon’s Sunday Delivery Deal May Save Postal Service

Amazon customers now have even more incentive to shop through the online retailer: Sunday deliveries. The U.S. Postal Service has teamed up with Amazon to deliver packages on Sundays in Los Angeles and New York, with plans to expand to…

USPS Amazon Sunday Deliveries Started Yesterday

The regular mail may not run on Sundays, however, if you order from Amazon, your orders will now be shipped seven days a week. The United States Postal Service recently partnered with Amazon to allow the delivery of their packages…