USPS is Interested in Drone Mail and Parcel Deliveries

USPS Drone Mockup

The United States Postal Service issued an RFI (Request for Information) to vendors requesting information about unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or drones as delivery vehicles. In the RFI, the postal service “seeks information from UAS operators and developers interested in providing aircraft and aircraft operations for delivery of mail and to collect geodetic/spatial data to […]

Royal Mail releases Quality of Service report for Q1 2019-20

Royal Mail Sorting Bins

Royal Mail’s latest Quality of Service report reveals that the Company has exceeded its regulatory Quality of Service targets for First and Second Class mail, for the first quarter of the financial year 2019-20. During the first quarter of the year leading up to 30 June 2019, Royal Mail delivered 93.2 per cent of First […]

Australia Post and Qantas renew agreement to fuel ecommerce growth

Qantas Australia Post

Australia Post and Qantas have announced an expanded domestic and international air freight agreement to support the growing demand for parcels. Marking nearly a century of partnership between the two brands, it will benefit online shoppers and businesses across Australia by increasing capacity and providing greater network flexibility to meet customer expectations. The seven-year agreement […]

USPS Announces Price Changes for 2019

USPS prices raises

Whether you mail letters or ship packaged goods from your eCommerce store through the U.S. Postal Service, prepare to pay more as the company is imposing a price hike effective Jan. 27, 2019. The Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) has already been notified of the new prices which have already been approved by the Governors of […]

Amazon and Other Shippers Form USPS Lobbying Group

On Wednesday, Amazon and other logistics and retail companies formed a lobbying group to keep the United States Postal Service (USPS) “reliable and affordable.” In response to threats by the current U.S. administration about USPS subsidizing shipping services, Amazon, and other companies felt a need to protect their business model. USPS Priority Mail shipping is also […]

Canada Post Reports $70 Million Profit – Credits Growth in Parcel Volume

Canada Post reports a profit and highlights significant growth in parcel volume due to Canadians buying more products online. While it is the nation’s postal carrier, just like in the U.S. with USPS, the operations of Canada Post are funded by the revenue generated from the sale of its products and services, not taxpayer dollars. […]

Postal Regulatory Commission’s Proposal Recommends USPS Raise Postage

The Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) released a report on Friday that gave a green light for further postage increases. The PRC was formed by the Postal Reorganization Act of 1970, with expanded responsibilities under the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act of 2006. Its main purpose is to provide policy and guidance to the United States […]