eMIR, We Have a Problem

Worksharing – U.S. Postal Service program of reduced postage rates to mailers that take on mail preparation or distribution tasks it would otherwise have to do – was once an innovative idea; but it is now the norm in postal operations. Indeed, 85 percent of the market-dominant mail volume the Postal Service processes is workshared mail. Mailers perform everything from applying barcodes to entering mail closer to the destination in return for lower rates.

 

A Forward PASS

With package delivery a growing part of the business, it’s no surprise the U.S. Postal Service has focused efforts on improving tracking and visibility for parcel services. PASS – the Passive Adaptive Scanning System used to scan packages and identify delivery routes – represents both the promise and pitfalls of major investments in this area.

 

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  • 1 day 11 hours ago
    I'm in Chicago and this blatant lie has been posted via website tracking on ALL of my packages since COVID. 1. I wish retail companies would use UPS/FedEx etc. for the duration of the delivery...
  • 1 day 14 hours ago
    One way to help USPS: require online companies to give buyers a choice in their delivery provider. I've always chosen USPS, but many companies refuse to honour it. Their policies give them the...

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