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Friday, April 22, 2011

The United States Postal Service (USPS) announced this week it has introduced a new regional ground service for commercial shippers looking for an “economical solution for delivery of small packages.
Posted on 04/22 at 10:50 AM
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Monday, April 11, 2011

Entitled UPS SurePost, this service is a “contract-only service that combines the consistency and reliability of the UPS Ground network, from pickup through transferring to the Post Office, with the cost benefits of using the United States Postal Service (USPS) for final delivery," according to company officials.
Posted on 04/11 at 09:12 AM
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Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Upon ratification by union membership in the next two months, this deal will run through May 20, 2015 and impact roughly 205,000 employees, according to USPS officials.
Posted on 04/06 at 11:31 AM
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Thursday, March 10, 2011

Parcel shippers that turn to third-party consultants (3PCs) to help them navigate myriad facets of pricing and rate structures from industry bellwethers FedEx and UPS may eventually find themselves having to fend for themselves when talking dollars and cents with these companies if a Department of Justice (DOJ) investigation finds that FedEx and UPS are colluding to adopt a policy of declining to negotiate with 3PCs acting on behalf of shippers.
Posted on 03/10 at 11:27 AM
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Monday, February 28, 2011

USPS officials said that this is a formal request to move Commercial First-Class Mail Parcels from the market-dominant product list and add “Lightweight Commercial Parcels” to the competitive product list.
Posted on 02/28 at 08:54 AM
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Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Even though the economy is still taking its lumps en route to a full-fledged recovery, UPS appears to be ahead of the game based on its fourth quarter and full-year 2010 earnings performance.
Posted on 02/01 at 09:21 AM
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Monday, January 24, 2011

Listen to Group Editorial Director Michael Levans, Executive Editor Patrick Burnson, and a panel of leading energy and transportation analysts as they give shippers an updated look at the key drivers behind the increasing transportation rates U.S. logistics professionals will face over the course of 2011.
Posted on 01/24 at 04:35 PM
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Wednesday, August 25, 2010

FedEx received good news last week, when a federal judge in Indiana ruled that FedEx Ground drivers in Kansas are independent contractors and not full-time employees.
Posted on 08/25 at 09:39 AM
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The United States Postal Service (USPS) recently announced it is petitioning the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) to move its Standard Mail parcels from its market-dominant product list to its competitive products list.
Posted on 08/25 at 08:10 AM
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Friday, August 13, 2010

UPS has rolled out a new consumer-to-business returns service, representing a step forward in reverse logistics.

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