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USPS Releases Five-Year Turnaround Plan
After months of deliberation, USPS has released its five-year turnaround plan to place the organization on healthier financial ground and avoid insolvency.
Brazil Experiences Delays on Inbound Mail and Parcels
Brazil is experiencing long delays on inbound mail and parcels due to significant increases in import volume, and hopes to resolve this by late February.
US Mail Temporarily Suspended at Baghdad Airport
Due to recent strife, USPS will temporarily suspend mail acceptance for mail and parcels passing through the Baghdad Airport starting on Monday, January 13.
Australia Fires Halt Collection and Delivery of Mail
Australia Post has issued a statement that the Australia fires will halt the collection and delivery of mail and parcels in postal codes across the country.
Postmaster General Megan Brennan to Delay Retiring
Postmaster General Megan Brennan had previously announced her plans to retire on January 31, 2020, but she will delay retiring until her successor is found.
UPS and FedEx Raise Fees on Heavy Packages
In an attempt to capture higher margins on eCommerce packages, UPS and FedEx have raised fees for additional handling on parcels weighing 50 pounds or more.
Carriers Expect Record Return Shipments After Holidays
Due to record-breaking package volume this holiday season, shipping carriers are gearing up to deal with record-breaking return shipments in January 2020.
FedEx and UPS On-Time Deliveries Fall in 2019 Peak Season, USPS Skyrockets
Compared to high performance percentages in 2018's peak shipping season, the percentages of both UPS & FedEx's on-time deliveries fell drastically in 2019.
USPS Helps Secretly Fulfill Children’s Letters to Santa
Every year USPS helps fulfill children's letters to Santa by calling on volunteers to buy presents that kids ask for in letters addressed to the North Pole.
The Busiest Shipping Week of the Year Is Here
Each year, the busiest shipping week of the year for all the major shipping carriers in the United States is the full business week before Christmas.
New Customs Requirements for Brazil Coming In 2020
Beginning on January 1, 2020, new customs requirements will make recipients in Brazil responsible for providing their tax ID number when receiving packages.
First Class Mail Prices to Stay the Same in 2020
The Postal Regulatory Commission has approved all proposed 2020 USPS rate increases, keeping First Class Mail prices at the current rate of $0.55 per stamp.