North American Postal News

January 24, 2011

Earth Class Mail attempts reboot in Beaverton

Few Oregon startups have launched to greater expectations than Earth Class Mail. The grand concept was to take old-fashioned paper mail and digitize it, so you could access letters from anywhere and wouldn't have to bother with the piles of paper and junk mail that flood our mailboxes.
February 9, 2011

U.S. Postal Service Begins 2011 with Loss in First Quarter

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) ended the first quarter of this fiscal year (Oct. 1 - Dec. 31, 2010) with a net loss of $329 million. Excluding the cost of prefunding future retiree healthcare benefits and noncash adjustments to the workers’ compensation liability, the Postal Service would have had a net income of $226 million.
February 9, 2011

Correos de Mexico seeks growth through efficiency

(From Post and Parcel Info) Mexico City - Feb 8, 2011. Mexico’s postmaster general José Ignacio García Olvera said yesterday that his company would achieve growth, make changes in its working culture, consolidate its operations in order to deliver safely, in a timely fashion and at a lower price.
February 17, 2011

Obama Administration's Proposed 2012 Budget Seeks to Protect USPS

From article by Ed O’Keefe in Washington Post President Obama’s proposed 2012 budget tries to remedy the U.S. Postal Service’s perilous financial condition by recommending about […]
March 5, 2011

PRC grants USPS conditional approval to reclassify parcel products

Yesterday, the PRC conditionally granted USPS a request to change Commercial Standard Mail Parcels from a market-dominant product to a competitive product.
May 7, 2011

U.S. Postal Service Recognizes Direct Mail Success

WASHINGTON – May 3rd, 2011 — The U.S. Postal Service today honored Ohio-based branding agency Mlicki with a Marketing Achievement in Innovation and Leadership (MAIL) Award for a direct mail campaign that attained a 10 percent response rate.
October 11, 2011

Future Mail Processing and Network Rationalization

dap advised the USPS Office of Inspector General (OIG) on network strategies to help reduce operating costs by rationalizing the network based on 2020 projected demand. […]
March 25, 2012

USPS gopost is a go….

USPS offers test parcel terminals in the Washington DC area I received a lovely mailer in my home mailbox for USPS’ new parcel terminal service, gopost, […]