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Department of Housing and Urban Development

Save on Postage Costs

Each day we send letters via certified mail in order to track the delivery or failed delivery of certain critical documents. However, it appears that the certified mail cost per letter is higher then the cost to send the same material via the private contract carrier (UPS, FedEx, etc.) under currently negoitiated contracts. These contract carriers are able to provide the same level of tracking services. Additionally,... more »

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Legislative Branch

Postage and Shipping Savings

Various components of the federal government utilize UPS, Federal Express (and possibly still DHL?) for shipping of files and documents while the US Postal Service continues to languish financially. US Postal Service Express Mail is a cost-effective alternative to the UPS and Federal Express. Were US Postal Service to be the primary express courier for federal agencies, the agencies would realize cost savings while helping... more »

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General Services Administration

Performance Measures, Savings for Shipping and Sustainability

Last week, I received a UPS package from an office which is co-located in the building where I work. Although the package was Confidential in Nature, I was willing to pick it up in person.

In addition to saving the shipping cost of $47, delivery in-person saves processing time, and improves sustainability by reducing the carbon footprint for transportation and packaging.

A technique to promote sustainability and cost... more »

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Department of the Interior

Charge for shipping, use USPS more.

For offices that sell items, we should really charge for shipping. Sometimes we send out $4 maps and abosrb $3 in shipping charges. We already have POS systems in place, it would not be difficult to set them up to process shipping charges. Most people over the phone are ready to pay for shipping, they are actually shocked when there is no charge. We should also utilize USPS more. For anything that is larger than a manilla,... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Leverage US Postal Service – Save Money

Why are we not using the US Postal Service?

 

Why are we using UPS and FedEx to ship packages, when we have the postal service that is perfectly capable to handle our needs?

 

Not only will using the US Postal Service save the government money, but I believe that the US Postal Service will do an even better job than their commercial competitors that we are currently using.

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