Monthly Archives: December 2013

Will Postal Service Benefit from UPS Christmas Delivery Fiasco?

The U.S. Postal Service is having a couple of good weeks right now. For one thing, the USPS delivered all its Christmas packages on time without fanfare, outshining its biggest private competitors United Parcel Service and Fedex which ruined the … Continue reading

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Canada Post Delivery Cut a Cheap Copy of USPS Plan

So Canada Post now wants to abandon delivery to every urban address in the country, reportedly becoming the first major industrialized country in the world to do so http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/canada-first-g7-country-to-cut-universal-postal-service/article15873688/ Bad ideas don’t go away that easily. But worse than that, … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Stamps Aren’t the USPS’s Worst Idea

The U.S. Postal Service last month issued stamps commemorating Harry Potter, the English boy wizard renowned in both books and movies. Some say this move aims at attracting younger people unaccustomed to licking stamps to something other than email, iPods, … Continue reading

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