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Minneapolis and Saint Paul Post Offices Temporarily Closed
Following the death of George Floyd, USPS has announced temporary closures to select Post Offices in Minneapolis and Saint Paul out of caution for workers.
High Delivery Volumes Hurt UPS & FedEx’s Margins
The surge in high delivery volume from COVID-19 may actually be hurting UPS and FedEx, whose online package products are much less profitable than others.
Board of Governors Adopts USPS Mission Statement
The Board of Governors has adopted a new USPS mission statement highlighting affordability, universal service, and a commitment to use evolving technology.
FedEx and Microsoft Team to Optimize Package Delivery
FedEx and Microsoft have teamed up to launch a service called FedEx Surround, which will use Azure's data analytics to help FedEx optimize package delivery.
FedEx Caps Shipments from Major Retailers
FedEx has capped shipments from major retailers, citing its infrastructure can't handle the overwhelming amount of shipments ordered online due to COVID-19.
Deputy Postmaster General Ronald Stroman Resigns
After 42 years of public service and 9 years of significant contributions, Deputy Postmaster General Ronald Stroman has announced his resignation from USPS.
Louis DeJoy is the New Postmaster General of USPS
The USPS Board of Governors unanimously selected Louis DeJoy as the new Postmaster General, months after Megan Brennan announced her retirement from USPS.
USPS Turns Back to Sea Transportation for International Shipments
COVID-19 has forced USPS into sea transportation for overseas deliveries. Delays will occur, but USPS will work to continue service as widely as possible.
Postal Service Selling USPS Toy Trucks to Battle Losses
Mail volume has cratered because of COVID-19, and the Postal Service has begun selling USPS toy trucks and other toy cars on its website to battle losses.
Etsy Sees a Surge in Demand for Fabric Face Masks
Etsy has reported an "avalanche" of demand for fabric face masks due to the Coronavirus, and has urged all of its sellers to start making and selling masks.
Amazon Delivery Is Catching Up to UPS and FedEx
Amazon handled 2.3 billion deliveries for its own packages in 2019, putting the company just behind FedEx & UPS in terms of total packages handled per year.
USPS Ranks as America’s Favorite Government Agency (Again)
According to a recent survey done by the Pew Research Center, USPS has once again ranked as America's favorite government agency with a 91% approval rating.