In an interview with “Fox & Friends” on Monday, President Donald Trump once again blamed Amazon for the United States Postal Service’s ongoing financial crisis. Though the USPS does subsidise Amazon deliveries by charging the ecommerce giant lower rates and handling costly last-mile rural deliveries, it can’t afford to lose […]
As far as government agencies go, the United States Postal Service boasts quite the creed: “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” But in these unusual times, with the mail service at the centre of a […]
Post-office workers are being forced to reduce hours to save money, Vice reported this week. A number of post offices are being closed during lunchtime, which is when they’re busiest. The move comes after the postmaster general, Louis DeJoy, said the agency needed to make “necessary adjustments” to fix “a […]
The US Postal Service’s new Postmaster General has established new cost-saving policies that could slow down mail service. Mail carriers are being told to leave mail behind at distribution centres rather than taking late trips, taking extra trips, or logging overtime, according to memos first reported on by The Washington […]
Hundreds of USPS delivery trucks were reported to catch fire in the past few years, a new report from Vice shows. The trucks are Grumman Long Life Vehicles and have a 24-year life expectancy. The last deliveries happened in 1994. The ageing fleet is just another problem the USPS faces, […]
Insider spoke to one current and one former mail carrier for the United States Postal Service about what their jobs are really like. They told Insider they hate when people ask them to mail packages or don’t control their dogs. They also wish people would regularly empty their mailboxes and […]
The US Postal Service needs funding to help it stay afloat, or else it will run out of money in about four months’ time. A new aid package proposed by House Democrats includes $US25 billion of direct funding for the agency, but it’s far from guaranteed. A union representing USPS […]
On April 30, the United States Postal Service said that it had “updated our leave policies to allow liberal use of leave” during the coronavirus pandemic. The reality looks very different. Some employees say they are finding it very hard to take sick leave, even if they have been exposed […]
Gen Z and baby boomers are at odds when it comes to trusting brands. Data-intelligence company Morning Consult conducted thousands of interviews to get a sense of the companies consumers trust. Gen Z trusts tech giants like Google, Netflix, and Amazon. Boomers gravitate toward delivery services, food brands, and the […]
United Parcel Service announced it would offer discounted shipping to Stamps.com customers Monday. Stamps.com stock surged as much as 24% in early trading Tuesday on the news. The deal is the first agreement for Stamps.com since it cut ties with the United States Postal Service in February. Watch Stamps.com trade […]
Forever 21 has collaborated with the United States Postal Service(USPS) for a new clothing line. The collection includes styles for men and women, such as T-shirts, joggers, tube tops, and jackets, among other apparel. Each item in the collection features logos and designs that were used from the 1970s to […]
Amazon could be forced to raise the price of Prime membership if President Donald Trump gets the US Postal Service to raise its rates, according to analysts at Credit Suisse. Another scenario laid out by the analysts would see Amazon absorbing a hit to its bottom line. Trump has ordered […]
President Donald Trump continues to slam Amazon, arguing that the company is financially hurting the United States Postal Service. He blames the USPS’ declining financials on an increase in package delivery from Amazon’s booming e-commerce business. No matter how the Trump administration regulates Amazon, the USPS will likely not survive […]
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