July 28, 2008




Bill Cracks Down on Organized Retail Crime

A bill making its way through Congress aims to crack down on criminals who sell stolen goods in large quantities on the Internet. Introduced by Reps Brad Ellsworth (D-IN) and Jim Jordan (R-OH), the Organized Retail Crime Act of 2008, H….

More...

In News

April 26, 2012




Senate Postal Bill Passes, Brings Mixed Reaction

The U.S. Senate passed S. 1789 by a 62-37 vote yesterday, but the USPS said the bill, which is supposed to enable the U.S. Postal Service to return to financial viability, does nothing to help the agency.

Among other …

More...

In Catalog, Shipping/Delivery

usps-delivery-truck-300

February 10, 2014




USPS Ends Q1 with $354 Million Loss, Shipping Revenue Up 14%

While the U.S. Postal Service ended the first quarter of 2014 with a net loss of $354 million, its shipping business increased by 14%, according to a release issued on February 7.

While the $354 million loss marked a sustained loss for the Postal …

More...

In M&A and Financial, Must Reads

2013-300

January 1, 2014




Multichannel Merchant’s Best of 2013

2013 has come and gone…

And maybe it even dragged on… and on… and on.

I guess it all depends on your perspective.  Think about it – does twerking seem so last-year? How about that 0-6 start by the New York Giants? …

More...

In Blog, Must Reads

September 1, 2003




The USPS Pitches Two Flats Automation Plans

Ever since it established an efficient automation program for letters in the late 1980s, the U.S. Postal Service has been under pressure to bring its outdated flats automation program up to speed. A better automated system would, at least …

More...

In Uncategorized

July 16, 2003




Live from the Industry/USPS Flats Summit: Don’t Worry About Conforming, USPS Reps Say

Washington–Like other U.S. Postal Service representatives, vice president product development Nick Barranca echoed the agency’s sentiment that there’s no specific goal of mailpiece conform. But he cautioned during his presentation at the July 16 Industry/U.S. Postal …

More...

In News

USPS_CITY

May 9, 2014




USPS Suffers a Net Loss of $1.9 Billion

The U.S. Postal Service ended the second quarter of its 2014 fiscal year, with a net loss of $1.9 billion. This marks the 20th of the last 22 quarters it has sustained a loss.

“The Postal Service is working diligently to improve …

More...

In News, PR Newswire

USPS_CITY

August 11, 2014




Despite Revenue Gains, USPS’s 3Q Net Loss Hit $2 Billion

It was another one of those good-news-bad news for the U.S. Postal Service. The USPS’s third-quarter revenue increased 3.2% compared to the same period in 2013, but it suffered a net loss of $2 billion.

First, the good news: Shipping and package …

More...

In News, Operations & Fulfillment

April 1, 2011




New PMG Brings a Refreshing Change to the USPS

JACK POTTER RETIRED AS POSTMASTER GENERAL (PMG) OF THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE ON DEC. 3, 2010. That same day, his deputy, Patrick Donahoe, became the head of the second biggest government employer in the U.S. Seeing that Donahoe was a …

More...

In Postal Strategy

October 28, 2010




New Poly Letter Wrap Product for Catalogers

The U.S. Postal Service’s new business plan calls on customers and stakeholders to provide it with creative ideas that keep mail an attractive communications tool.
Innovative Packaging has one: The supplier of polymer-based substrates to the direct mail …

More...

In Catalog, News

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6
  7. 7
  8. 8
  9. 9
  10. ...
  11. 68