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McKinsey Consultant Pete Buttigieg Was Onto Something Important Related to USPS's High Labor Costs

As a consultant for McKinsey, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg helped write a report examining USPS's high labor costs.   

December 13, 2019 - 13:31 — Leslie Paige 1576261908

USPS Ends Another Fiscal Year With Billion-Dollar Losses

There is no doubt that the USPS is facing a serious financial crisis.

November 15, 2019 - 12:43 — Peter Klensch 1573839828

Coalition Submits Criteria for Next Postmaster General to USPS Board of Governors

November 14, 2019

The Honorable Robert M. Duncan
Chairman
Board of Governors
United States Postal Service
475 L’Enfant Plaza SW
Washington, DC 20260

Dear Chairman Duncan,

We write regarding the Board of Governor's critical decision to find and hire a new U.S. Postmaster General.

Although the Governors were selected according to statutory criteria, as you know there are no such criteria for the Postmaster General.  Nevertheless, we believe similar criteria should guide your selection.

Trick: The USPS Is Still Bleeding Money

Congress has been promising and failing to deliver postal reform for years.

October 29, 2019 - 12:37 — Ally Abrams 1572367024

Best Laid Plans: Another USPS IG Report, Another Failed Attempt to Save Money

As has been pointed out repeatedly in the past few years, United States Postal Service (USPS) management continues to struggle mightily to enact efficiencies or carve out savings from its operations.  And this continues to be the case despite the dramatic drop in mail volume and USPS Postmaster General (PMG) Megan Brennan’s regular declarations and testimony before Congress that her team is aggressively managing the business.  The USPS has had nearly thirteen consecutive years of losses

October 17, 2019 - 16:20 — Leslie Paige 1571343619

Citizens Against Government Waste Leads Coalition Letter to USPS Board of Governors

Without market-oriented reforms, the USPS’s finances will reach the catastrophic stage, and taxpayers will be on the hook.

USPS’s Widening Third-Quarter Financial Losses Are Alarming

USPS will run out of money in five years as it approaches its 13th consecutive year with a multi-billion dollar loss. 

August 9, 2019 - 12:59 — Leslie Paige 1565369966

USPS Struggles with Finding and Measuring Efficiencies

Math is hard.  Especially when it comes to the USPS and its attempts to save money.

July 3, 2019 - 12:09 — Leslie Paige 1562170161

USPS Losses Deepening; Bold Postal Reform Wallows

The United States Postal Service (USPS) today released its fiscal year (FY) 2019 2nd quarter financial statement and the news is both predictable and alarming. 

May 10, 2019 - 14:20 — Leslie Paige 1557512415

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