FedEx, UPS and Amazon are picking up the pace of their infrastructure expansion, and they are going after the last-mile traffic they have traditionally outsourced to USPS
. In June, FedEx said it would in-source its two million daily parcels it tenders to USPS
by 2020; FedEx has already diverted 20 percent of the traffic that it formally outsourced.
In a series of tweets on Tuesday evening, Matt Garrison, R2 managing principal, said the firm has been prodding the USPS
to make needed repairs for about five months.
Pursuant to section 7502(b), the IRC allows for regulations regarding postmarks made by commercial or private delivery services (referred to in the regulations as "postmarks not made by the USPS
For years, we have seen grim predictions from USPS
warning of its pending financial demise.
in first fiscal quarter of 2015 (October through December 2014), reported a $754 million net loss -- in one quarter.
The PRC in December 2013 granted a request by USPS
for an average postage increase of 4.3 percent until it collected $3.2 billion to make up for losses suffered in 2008-09 during the Great Recession.
The second USPS
contract, estimated at approximately USD3.5m, will see AT&T provide Managed Trusted Internet Protocol Service (MTIPS) to USPS
headquarters in Washington DC and two major USPS
data centres, one in California and the other in Minnesota.
While that delay is welcome news for local employees and the town of Shrewsbury, it is also emblematic of the glacial pace at which reform of the USPS
Also, the USPS
appreciates its high levels of national on-time performance (e.g., 96 percent for first-class mail) and a 94 percent customer satisfaction score.
The report is front the USPs
Medmarx program, a voluntary system for reporting and collating adverse drug events and medication errors in hospitals and health care systems
Postal Service (USPS
) regulations that affect its members.