Dead Tree Edition
December 18, 2014
With some parliamentary maneuvering, the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors has apparently avoided the need to raise postage rates sooner than it wanted. A key deadline for the rumored hurry-up rate hikes passed today when the Consumer Price Index numbers for November were announced. As the board drew close to losing its quorum last week (because of -- what else? -- Congressional inaction)
October 09, 2014
President Obama nominated David S. Shapira, executive chairman of Giant Eagle (a supermarket chain... 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