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,…