Board of Governors Announces Selection of Louis DeJoy to Serve as Nation’s 75th Postmaster General
The Board of Governors of the United States Postal Service has announced its unanimous selection of Louis DeJoy to serve as the 75th Postmaster General of the United States and Chief Executive Officer of the world’s largest postal organization.Read more ...
2020 National Postal Forum Cancelled
As you know, the National Postal Forum (NPF) and the United States Postal Service (USPS) leadership have been closely monitoring the situation related to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) over the past several weeks with the health and safety of our employees and attendees as the priority. We have been taking our guidance from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and public health departments. The CDC issued the following statement on Sunday, March 15th – “Therefore, CDC, in accordance with its guidance for large events and mass gatherings, recommends that for the next 8 weeks, organizers (whether groups or individuals) cancel or postpone in-person events that consist of 50 people or more throughout the United States.”
As a result of this guidance and out of an abundance of caution, we are cancelling the 2020 National Postal Forum.
Thank you to the NPF and USPS community, partners, exhibitors, vendors, and volunteers who have dedicated so much time and work into preparing this meeting. We share everyone’s disappointment in its cancellation.
Information regarding the cancellation of your registration, exhibit space, sponsorships and advertising will be forthcoming.
This unprecedented action has resulted in a few logistical items, which are outstanding and will be resolved. We ask for your understanding and patience. We will provide these updates with additional details in the coming weeks.
Also, please save the date for the 2021 National Postal Forum scheduled for May 2 – 5, 2021 in Nashville, TN.
2020 Greater Triad PCC Golf Tournament has been Cancelled
Due to the development of COVID-19 and the current concern for larger gatherings the Greater Triad PCC Golf Tournament has been cancelled. There will be more information to come regarding either rescheduling for later in 2020 or moving the tournament to 2021.
The bipartisan plan to save the Post Office
The USPS has been slowly bleeding for the last decade. It has lost money for 13 years straight, it's been forced to brutally cut its workforce and infrastructure, and it's become more reliant on low-pay and part-time workers. At this rate, it will run out of funds in five years. This situation has turned the USPS into a topic of partisan rancor, with liberals blaming the right's anti-government ethos, while conservatives blame liberals' anti-market obtuseness.Read more ...
Consumer Overview & Updates: December 2019
The downloadable Users and Household Data (Excel file), updated weekly, is available on the Informed Delivery for Business Mailers website. User acquisition continues via paid search, usps.com® intercepts, Retail POP, and co-marketing.