Logistics

The Root Cause Of Mail Delays: Booming Package Volumes (Infographic) The root cause for historic mail delays at the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is the high package volumes being handled. While Postmaster General Louis DeJoy instituted service directives last summer, these were in effect for just six weeks and ended [Read More...]
Postal Service Should Nix Plan To Further Slow Mail Delivery The Poor, Elderly, and Rural Americans Will Be Hit Hardest The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is reportedly considering a strategic plan that would severely erode the quality of first-class mail delivery, its most popular product with the American people. According [Read More...]
The Reckless Calls To Fire The Entire U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors In recent days, there have been reckless calls from the Editorial Board at USA Today and Congressmen Bill Pascrell and Tim Ryan for President Biden to fire six members of the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors. This would compound [Read More...]
U.S. Postal Service Should Continue To Prefund Retiree Health Benefits Read the full report as a PDF here. Executive Summary One of the biggest myths about the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is that its financial problems would be largely eliminated if it did not have to “prefund,” i.e., set aside [Read More...]
Fix Mail Delivery Through Transparency The abysmal decline in mail service at the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has created significant hardships for millions of Americans. And the situation could get even worse: as of January 15, USPS is no longer under court order to report [Read More...]
Beware Of Politicians Trying To Rescue You From Technology Companies (From RealClearMarkets) During the pandemic America’s large technology companies have been critical to the economy while providing significant health and safety benefits. If America did not have the services of our large technology companies, we would hear calls for the government to [Read More...]
USPS Doesn’t Need Money From Congress, It Needs Financial Reform (From The Detroit News) While there are compelling reasons for Congress and the Administration to provide a fifth COVID relief package, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is today flush with cash. Beginning in April there were many predictions that USPS would collapse because of [Read More...]
Five Reasons Federal Stimulus Money To The Postal Service Is Harmful Congress is moving in the direction of enacting the country’s fifth COVID relief package. And with millions of Americans facing extraordinary life and death challenges, there is clearly a need for targeted emergency relief, especially to our tens of millions [Read More...]
Biden And The Postal Service: Why Conciliation Trumps Combat Joe Biden and his likely incoming administration must make a basic decision about how they will deal with the large and financially troubled U.S. Postal Service (USPS). Option one is to continue, even accelerate, House Democrats’ policy of belligerence toward [Read More...]
Mail-In Ballots: What Matters Most Tonight Read as a PDF here. The U.S. Postal Service reported that on November 2 it delivered 89.59% of ballots on time to election officials. These figures have been reported daily since October 24 to the U.S. District Court for the [Read More...]
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