The Postal Service said the move has the potential to create one of the largest electric vehicle fleets in the country.
The United States Postal Service filed a notice Wednesday of a temporary price hike for the 2022 peak holiday season.
The U.S. Postal Service said Wednesday it plans to buy at least 25,000 electric delivery vehicles, more than twice its prior estimate.
A new report details the results of an investigation into deficiencies in the Social Security Administration's handling of mail during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The big carriers such as FedEx, UPS and Amazon make lots of deliveries, and none of those packages are being shipped for "free."
Online shopping has caused a huge returns problem. UPS predicts a 10% rise in holiday returns this year, and sellers tell us they throw away about a third of returned items. Returns generate 5.8 billion pounds of landfill waste each year and 16 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions. Now, Amazon has committed to zero product disposal, adding new options for sellers to refurbish, resell and liquidate returns instead of disposing of them.
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Amazon is on a spending spree in its latest move to compete with FedEx and UPS. It's now shipping cargo for outside customers.
Amazon is on a spending spree to grow its fleet of planes, vans, semi-trucks and drivers in its latest move to compete with FedEx and UPS. Now, it's using the added capacity to move cargo for outside customers, betting big on the business of third-party shipping while also delivering 72% of its own packages. CNBC talks to former Amazon executives and current customers using the shipping services to find out all about the behemoth's next big move.
Amazon has more than 115,000 drivers working under independent small businesses — Delivery Service Partners — who deliver Prime packages to doorsteps with one-day shipping. We talked with current and former Amazon DSP drivers about the pressures of the job. From urinating in bottles to running stop signs, routes that lead drivers to run across traffic, dog bites and cameras recording inside vans at all times - some of the 115,000 DSP drivers have voiced big concerns.
CNBC's Ylan Mui joins Shepard Smith to report that U.S. Postal workers are pushing for new electric vehicles and upgrades.
In addition to sending out $1,400 stimulus payments to most adults, the IRS has issued more than 42.5 million tax refunds averaging nearly $3,000 each.
CNBC.com's Melissa Repko reports on what last-minute holiday shopping looks like amid the coronavirus pandemic.
As online shopping sees its biggest season ever, hackers are sending fake delivery notices impersonating Amazon, UPS and FedEx, with scams up 72% from last year
A federal judge Friday ordered the U.S. Postal Service to adopt "extraordinary measures" at some processing locations to ensure timely delivery of mail ballots.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche takes a final look at the reliability of the U.S. Postal Service as millions of Americans plan to vote by mail during the 2020 election. Twelve NBC owned stations and NBCLX (LX.com) sent more than 1,400 first class letters between a dozen cities to see when they arrived.
A three-month test found most first-class letters, including official election mail, still get delivered within 5 days but delays are much more common now.
If the United States Postal Service were a private business, it would have ranked 44th on the 2019 Forbes 500 list. It's also a public service. That means its goal isn't to meet its bottom line but to fulfill its duty to provide affordable and reliable mail service in the United States. How did the Postal Service's finances get into such a dire situation?
The Postal Service's goal is to provide affordable and reliable mail service. How did its finances get into such a dire situation?