Sunday Is the New Monday

Our blog from nearly five years ago about the U.S. Postal Service moving into Sunday package delivery remains among our most viewed and popular blogs. It seems Sunday delivery’s time had come and the continued growth in USPS Sunday delivery hubs certainly supports that assessment.

 

Improving Visibility

Surface Visibility (SV) may sound like a nautical or even aeronautical term, but to the U.S. Postal Service it refers to multiple systems integrated to scan and track mail transported within the postal network. In fact, if you've ever used USPS Tracking to find where a package is, SV scanning has helped provide the answer.

 
Ilustratio of two Postal Service workers handling return boxes.

There and Back Again: A Return Shipping Tale

Have you ever bought a new outfit online but sent it back when it didn’t fit right? Then you have participated in the world of reverse logistics. A new Office of Inspector General white paper, Riding the Returns Wave: Reverse Logistics and the U.S. Postal Service, examines emerging trends in reverse logistics. It looks at the current package return services offered by the Postal Service and considers further opportunities created by this booming market.

 

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