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Friday, May 31, 2019

U.S. Postal Service Issuing 1969: First Moon Landing Forever Stamps

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"...U.S. Postal Service is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 and man’s first steps on the Moon with two Forever stamps..."    

This Article is From: www.webwire.com
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FedEx to follow Postal Service in seven-day package delivery

"...The company plans to step up the shift away from the U.S. Postal Service this fall and handle the "vast majority" of SmartPost deliveries itself..."    


This Article is From: yahoo.com
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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

APWU: Do not participate in the 2019 Postal Pulse Survey

"...The APWU implores you once again: Do not participate in the 2019 Postal Pulse Survey. You are probably being flooded with emails, postcards to your home, stand-up talks, posters on time clocks, and other tactics to try to get you to take the survey. So, what has the Postal Service done in the last year? Have things improved since the survey was first put out and found that the USPS ranked low in every category? The reality is, the steps the Postal Service took to make the workplace “more engaging” are meaningless. You still have difficult supervisors and you are having more demanded of you, putting your health and safety at risk. Staff is being reduced, people are being excessed and morale is being decimated. And now, in 2019, the survey is being pushed immediately before the APWU will begin interest arbitration with the Postal Service to establish a contract. There is more than a good chance that the results of this survey will be utilized, as has been done previously, in interest arbitration against you. The Postal Pulse and any initiatives to get you to participate are not in your best interest..."    


This Article is From: www.apwu.org
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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Self-driving trucks begin mail delivery test for U.S. Postal Service

"...The U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday started a two-week test transporting mail across three Southwestern states using self-driving trucks, a step forward in the effort to commercialize autonomous vehicle technology for hauling freight..."    


This Article is From: www.reuters.com
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Monday, May 20, 2019

Supreme Court rejects UPS on Postal Service delivery prices

"...The justices, without comment Monday, left intact an appeals court decision upholding the government’s method for determining how much the Postal Service can charge for parcels. The rebuff is a victory for online retailer Amazon.com Inc., which relies on the Postal Service for deliveries and backed it in the court case. UPS, which competes with the Postal Service in the package-delivery business, says its rival has an unfair advantage because the pricing method doesn’t track the true cost of delivering packages...."    


This Article is From: www.detroitnews.com
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