North American Postal News

June 9, 2017

High-Level Automation Design for Parcel Logistics

Plant automation infrastructure lasts a long time! For many companies, rapid changes in the logistics industry (demand, players, technology) makes it increasingly difficult to plan and justify […]
April 1, 2013

Measuring Postal Performance, May 16, 2013

Measuring Postal Performance was our fourth webinar in our series of free 2013 postal webinars presented May 16, 2013 at  10:30 AM EST The webinar slides can be found at Postal Performance […]
March 15, 2013

Can the Posts survive in an integrated supply chain world?

Competitiveness in the e commerce market is forcing retailers to continuously tighten and integrate their supply chains in order to squeeze out waste.  First, they looked to minimize inventory costs […]
March 1, 2013

The Adaptable Post Concept

The Adaptable Post Concept webinar was presented February 28, 2013 at 1:00 PM EST.  You can find the 35 minute presentation recording here and the slides here. We are […]
February 28, 2013

Combating Postal Revenue Leakage

As new technology solutions emerge, protection from leakage can be better integrated into business processes in order to deter theft. The webinar will discuss practices that can be applied in various environments across postal organizations, and across evidencing channels (bulk-permit, bulk-meter, retail, online postage, etc.)
January 27, 2013

The logistics transformation of the postal industry

Diversification is now a common currency in the postal industry:  mail in its diverse incarnations, including hybrid, parcel and express services as well as financial services […]
April 23, 2012

US Postal Service unveils GoPost – self-service parcel locker

The U.S. Postal Service unveiled gopost, a new self-service parcel locker, Thursday April 19, at a ribbon-cutting ceremony witnessed by hundreds of shoppers and retailers at the Ballston Common Mall in Arlington, Virginia.
April 9, 2012

Postal Reform Act of 2011 would save about $20B according to the CBO

H.R. 2309, also known as the Postal Reform Act of 2011, would change the laws that govern the operation of the Postal Service, resulting in off-budget savings totaling about $28 billion and on-budget costs of about $8 billion over the 2012-2022 period.