Posted by Timothy Byrnes on Thu, Jun 25, 2020

The U.S. Postal Service is getting an unexpected financial boost from pandemic related parcels business. The COVID crisis accelerate the already declining letter volumes. This was no surprise. But the extent of the surge in parcel volume is.

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Posted by Timothy Byrnes on Tue, May 12, 2020

The history of the US Postal Service predates the founding of the country and finds itself at a historic cross roads. The American postal system is threatened by financial insolvency, political posturing and a mandate never more important.

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Posted by Timothy Byrnes on Sat, Oct 5, 2019

The headlines of the USPS of historic loss of mail revenue and growth of parcels is old news but having a board to effect change is new.

For the first time in nearly 5 years, the USPS Board of Governors - through recent congressional appointments- has a quorum

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Posted by Timothy Byrnes on Sat, Aug 17, 2019

The United States Postal Service (USPS) is transitioning from reliance on few mega carriers and Amazon to selling direct to the "rest of the market." The USPS confirmed in its quarterly report that "certain major customers of the Postal Service" (namely Amazon and FedEx Smartpost) are diverting volume network from the USPS to their own networks.

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Posted by Timothy Byrnes on Tue, Jun 12, 2018

 THE US Postal Service loses continue to make headlines as they continue to dominate the last mile delivery for USA e-commerce.

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Posted by Timothy Byrnes on Mon, Apr 9, 2018

The usually mundane world of parcel delivery was thrown into the headlines with claims by President Trump that the US Postal Service (USPS) is being taken for ride by serving as Amazon’s “delivery boy.”    Adding to the headlines, a  Presidential Taskforce has been set up to study the US Postal Service and recommend reforms.   

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Posted by Timothy Byrnes on Thu, May 29, 2014

Direct Injection:  New Options for E-commerce Parcels to the USA.  With broadened duty free  Section 321 entry from type 11 to type 86, online merchants have a broader choice for importing to the USA via express (ECCF), freight (CFS) or ABI (broker interface) entries.

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