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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  • 16 hours 30 min ago
    On priority mailing tracking you should always indicate the next location or post office the package is being sent to. Just to say next location tells me nothing.
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    Thank you for evaluating and repairing postal buildings recognizing that these assets are important to their communities. I was unable to find current list of buildings that are to be repaired and...

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