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Postal StrategyFeb 24, 2015 11:50 AM By Amine Khechfe
Business owners are seeing the cost impact of new dimensional weight pricing from FedEx and UPS and exploring their options.
Postal StrategyFeb 11, 2015 3:03 PM By Amine Khechfe
Four shipping predictions that ecommerce business owners need to know in orders to stay competitive in 2015.
Postal StrategyFeb 03, 2015 11:28 AM By Mike O'Brien
Megan J. Brennan officially becomes the 74th Postmaster General and CEO of the U.S. Postal Service on Feb. 1, succeeding Patrick R. Donahoe.
Postal StrategyJan 06, 2015 1:03 PM By Daniela Forte
The U.S. Postal Service exceeded its holiday delivery projections for 2014. See what steps the USPS took for both retailers and customers.
Postal StrategyDec 23, 2014 4:43 PM By Mike O'Brien
The USPS OIG said the USPS has been inefficient in handling Sunday deliveries for major customer Amazon, leading to over $350,000 in additional costs.
Postal StrategyNov 26, 2014 11:31 AM By Amine Khechfe
A quick primer on imminent dimensional weight pricing changes from UPS and FedEx, how to calculate them, and what you can do if your business is affected.
Postal StrategyNov 24, 2014 4:45 PM By Mike O'Brien
Regional carrier OnTrac, announced a new service, DirectPost, which will enable it to provide next-day and two-day ecommerce shipping at postal rates.
Postal StrategyNov 06, 2014 1:41 PM By Daniela Forte
With online retailers shipping more products to their customers, the demand for package service has grown. The USPS is adding package delivery on Sundays to prepare for the heavy shipping season.
Postal StrategySep 26, 2014 2:54 PM By Mike O'Brien
“We have a very structured plan around all we’re trying to do to grow our package business,” said Cliff Rucker, vice president of sales for the USPS. “When you think about it, over one-third of our volume is gone since 2006 on the letter side, so that’s why we see packaging as a growth area.”
Postal StrategyAug 11, 2014 11:38 AM By Tim Parry
First, the good news: USPS’s shipping and package revenue was up 6.6%and standard mail revenue grew 5.1%. Here’s how operating expenses dragged the USPS down.