Postal Service

How the U.S. Postal Service is doing cloud 'right'

The United States Postal Service CIO explained her agency started its cloud journey early and maintains a business objectives focus for migrations.

USPS looks to raise rates for fifth time under DeJoy

The higher rates are helping to offset accelerated declines in mail usage.

USPS says mail theft is getting worse, but its plans are so far incomplete and yielding few results

The mailing agency must flesh out its strategies to address rising crime rates, Postal Service watchdog says.

Report: DHS, USPS failing in their requirements to screen for opioids in the mail

A 2018 law aimed at preventing drug producers from shipping their goods through the mail is not being implemented, IG says.

Senators push for USPS identity proofing to thwart AI-generated deepfakes

The U.S. Postal Service already offers identity proofing services for some government agencies.

USPS will not institute a surcharge this holiday season after slashing its need for temporary workers

Postal Service predicts "competitive advantage" over private shippers who will charge customers more during the holidays

USPS rejects regulator’s budget request, leaving watchdog to fear for its independence

The Postal Service has provided a small budget increase to its regulatory commission, but extends its feud with the watchdog by declining to provide the funds it says it needs to meet demands.

USPS regulator promises enhanced oversight of DeJoy's reforms, saying it's not the time to 'step back'

Amid "troubling storm clouds," watchdog says DeJoy may need to have some of his authority pulled back.

USPS eyes expansion of a potentially major insourcing initiative

The program is in its infancy, but could lead to many thousands of jobs going from external contractors to internal agency employees.

DeJoy's USPS overhaul plan might not be carried out well, watchdog finds

Postal Service management sharply critiques auditors' findings, saying GAO has a "fundamental misunderstanding" of the agency.

USPS to offer discounts in hopes of boosting mail usage

The Postal Service hopes to boost revenue from its largest customers by up to $1.3 billion.

DeJoy pledges to trim workforce costs as USPS continues to lose more money than expected

The Postal Service has found some success in eliminating costs from its network, but overall expenditures spiked in the most recent quarter.

USPS faces bipartisan pushback as it ramps up consolidation efforts

While lawmakers and employees ask the postmaster general to rethink his network changes, the Postal Service is accelerating the reforms.

‘They don’t care about my life’: Lawmakers, employees raise concerns about heat after USPS mail carrier's death

Record temperatures are renewing longstanding fears that USPS is pushing employees to the brink without adequate concern for their safety.

With a new shipping service, USPS says it could handle extra demand sparked by UPS strike

The Postal Service is rolling out new shipping offerings that it predicts will help it absorb new business that results from a potential work stoppage at one of its competitors.

Supreme Court rejects USPS bid to require employees to work on Sundays

The Postal Service may still prevail in lower court, but the high court has created a new precedent USPS must now follow in providing religious accommodations.