The Postal Service’s regulatory agency is in the final stretch of drafting an advisory opinion that, if favorable, would give USPS approval to slow first-class mail delivery standards. USPS officials told the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) on Wednesday its proposed changes would affect nearly 40% of first-class mail volume, and would...

The United States Postal Service is accelerating the installation of new package-sorting machines in an effort to avoid another package backlog during the upcoming holiday mailing season. According to the USPS website, the new machines are replacing mail-sorting machines in some facilities as letter volume continues to plummet while parcel volume...