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Tuesday, May 06, 2014

A recent Wall Street Journal (WSJ) article noted that Amazon is testing its own delivery network for “last-mile” services in San Francisco, with plans to do the same in Los Angeles and New York.
Posted on 05/06 at 03:54 PM

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Metro Post, an initiative rolled out by the USPS in December 2012 in San Francisco that serves as a package delivery service providing customers with same-day delivery from participating locations within a defined location, will cease operations on March 1, according to a report from the USPS Office of Inspector General. But that does not mean the effort is squashed permanently, as USPS continues to go forward with Metro Post in New York.
Posted on 02/12 at 06:57 AM

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Last week, the United States Postal Service (USPS) said it incurred a net loss of $354 million. This is the 19th time in the last 21 quarters the USPS has reported a loss and follows a fiscal year 2013 loss of $5 billion.
Posted on 02/11 at 03:41 AM
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Friday, January 03, 2014

When it comes to e-fulfillment, it's not enough to pick and pack the order. We need to remember that the process isn't complete until the customer gets the order.
Posted on 01/03 at 06:26 AM

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

The financially-beleaguered United States Postal Service (USPS) and e-commerce giant Amazon announced yesterday that they have teamed up in a joint effort focusing on Sunday delivery in the Los Angeles and New York metropolitan areas, which kicked off last Sunday.
Posted on 11/12 at 10:42 AM
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Thursday, August 15, 2013

The United States Postal Service (USPS) this week rolled out various upgrades to its Priority Mail offering which it said have the potential to bring in more than half a billion dollars in new revenue in the next year.
Posted on 08/15 at 12:01 PM
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Thursday, June 06, 2013

In a Webcast yesterday, USPS Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Joseph Corbett explained that the financial outlook at the USPS has “created a crisis of confidence” for the Postal Service in the eyes of the marketplace, adding that the USPS “needs to as quickly as possible resolve the issues."
Posted on 06/06 at 11:14 AM

Friday, May 10, 2013

Following a $1.3 billion net loss in the fiscal first quarter, the USPS said its second quarter net loss was $1.9 billion. These losses follow a fiscal year 2012 loss of $15.9 billion.
Posted on 05/10 at 11:19 AM

Thursday, April 11, 2013

The United States Postal Services’ (USPS) desire to eliminate Saturday delivery—as part of an effort to become financially solvent—is not likely to come to fruition.
Posted on 04/11 at 08:57 AM

Monday, February 11, 2013

The United States Postal Service announced late last week that it finished the first quarter of fiscal year 2013 with a net loss of $1.3 billion, coming off of a fiscal year 2012 loss of $15.9 billion.
Posted on 02/11 at 11:47 AM

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