Dead Tree Edition
July 19, 2014
Poor FedEx.The market for delivering items purchased on the Web is growing, but the U.S. Postal Service isn’t playing fair, FedEx complained this week. The big delivery company is trying to stop USPS from cutting prices to deliver certain types of packages.For the record, FedEx stock is worth north of $43 billion. USPS is consistently unprofitable and basically insolvent.“What USPS is proposing is an aggressive push to gain market share in the fast-growing business of e-commerce distribution services,” FedEx told the Postal Regulatory Commission. “To this end, USPS is proposing reductions of 30 to 55 percent in prices for commercial
July 17, 2014
From WDSU New Orleans ▶ Postal Workers trying to keep cool during summer – YouTube. This is a summary- visit postalnewsblog.com for the full story, comments and more.
Courier, Express, and Postal Observer
May 12, 2014
Australia Post just announced that it will expand to 6 day delivery starting in the 4th quarter of this year. However, Australia Post’s actions should not provide any hope for those in the United States trying to save Saturday delivery as Australia Post’s actions are limited to parcel delivery. (See Australia Post to deliver parcels on weekends as trading hours extended) The move to expand parcel delivery to Saturday was announced at the same time Australia Post announced that it would expand retail hours at its corporate offices to Saturdays as well. These actions both provide Australia Post with the