Tag Archives: USPS

Steep Discount on USPS Priority Mail Rates

Commercial Plus Cubic – Little known USPS discount that could save you bundles. The USPS launched Commercial Plus Cubic rates in 2011 with little fanfare and minimal consumer or USPS employee education.  If you Google “Commercial Plus Cubic” – you … Continue reading

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U.S. Postal Carrier Union Hires Big Name Lobbyists

Make no mistake about it – USPS workers want a say in how the post office of the future will look. Understandable, given their jobs depend on it. But did anyone anticipate that the National Association of Letter Carriers (280,000 members) … Continue reading

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Crazy British Postal Worker Does USPS Huge Favor

Finally, some good news for the USPS.  A disgruntled British postal employee recently served as a good distraction.  The “distraction” involved nudity, crazy glue and disability benefits.  Don’t worry, this video is entirely safe to view at the office. -Sari … Continue reading

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Postmaster Promises Leaner, Faster, Smarter USPS

Top Brass Lays Out Plan to Reverse USPS Downward Trend Tuesday’s annual National PCC Day marked the 50th Anniversary of the Postal Customer Council. The event is typically highlighted by a video simulcast of the Postmaster General, along with other … Continue reading

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Saving the USPS: The War on Capitol Hill

This Reuters article does a particularly good job of outlining the battles on Capitol Hill that will be fought on behalf of the USPS crisis.  In summary: The Democrats, led by President Obama’s plan, want to cut Saturday delivery, restructure … Continue reading

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Colbert Blames USPS’ Bad Business Model on Ben Franklin

Nobody puts it quite like Stephen Colbert.  Needless to say, his take on the USPS financial crisis is quite unique.  He devoted at least half of his show to the topic.  Enjoy his commentary below or read on for the … Continue reading

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Stephen Colbert Offers Brilliant Solution to the USPS Crisis

For those of you who do not follow The Colbert Report on Twitter, its host Stephen Colbert put in his two cents on solving the USPS financial crisis: @Stephenathome: Revenue problem, USPS? Have you considered mail trucks that are also … Continue reading

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Daily Show’s Jon Stewart Takes on the USPS Crisis

Jon Stewart is so good at what he does that I’ll just let him speak for himself.  He delivered 6 minutes of pure comedy last night on the Daily Show in his commentary about the USPS financial crisis.    Here’s … Continue reading

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USPS Faces Imminent Insolvency

According to the latest, and remarkably candid, report from the U.S. Postal Service, the USPS will be insolvent on September 1.  That’s this Thursday.  Congress and Hurricane Irene have been hogging the recent headlines, making this the biggest underreported story … Continue reading

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Conformer’s Smooth Move of the Day #1

As you can tell from regularly reading my blog postings, I admire companies and professionals who “walk the talk,” no matter what the industry.  So I’ve decided to use this space to recognize the smooth moves I see in my … Continue reading

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