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propane fuel for mail delivery

Convert all residential and city mail delivery vehicles to prtopane. Refueling could be done at larger post offices. Cost savings would be seen in the first year even when taking vehicle conversion into account.

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project manager

everytime,I go to the store i do not purchase condements. Only every few months or so.The same thing goes for Government agencies, every year they do not need to purchase furniture or replace computers. However if they do not spend the money they will lose ot .then when they need to purchase the condements, this money will not be there. This needs to be addressed. They should be able to roll over dollars, for a few years.... more »

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post card

Suggest that the government use a post card to mail out first class letters and or notices with sensitive but unclassified information to the public. To save on postage cost for printing, purchasing envelopes, and the cost of postage.

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Gold Dollar Inventory Reduction Sale

There are millions of gold, one dollar coins with the heads of all the presidents currently being manufactured, as collector's items, but no one in buying them and they are taking up storage to the point that another building is going to have to be built just to house all the coins. My idea is to allow American citizens, not companies, to purchase these coins at a substantial discount along with a shipping and handling... more »

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Cut days

Cut the Postal service to 4 days a week. Make eletronic billing standard for everyone that has a computer or smartphone (By text or emailing).

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Mail Service

I live in Virginia in Goochland County. There are the following post offices within 10 miles of my house: Sandy Hook, Gum Spring, Goochland Courthouse, Oilville and Rockville. I do not understand why the postal services cannot be combined and or deleted to allow for one per county. I know personally I do not use it as much due to online billing etc. This would be a cost saving measure in regards to property owned or rented,... more »

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USPS vs. UPS/DHL/FEDEX

I work in the transportation field in the USAF. We ship tons of cargo in small packages domestically via mainly UPS or FEDEX simply because the items are time critical. If the USPS could expedite packages at a comparable price, the government would be pouring billions of dollars back into the economy by supporting its own agency rather than making another CEO a billionaire. For domestic shipments, USPS should be the preferred... more »

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Wireless 'red flag'

Routes can be handled by less vehicles and personnel if they know where they don't have to go. How often does a delivery person drive to a house without mail to send? Yes, junk mail comes every stupid day and that subsidy should be stopped FIRST, but then...Try a pilot community in which the little red flag sends a wireless signal to the post office and then the driver doesn't have to go everywhere just to look. If it... more »

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Old Fashion Mail Service

I think we need to take a few steps back and do mail the old fashion way. It would be acceptable and money saving to have postal boxes for neighborhoods much like they do with condos. This is much like the old town post office with boxes that you had to go to and get your mail. No more mail to the front door unless you are disabled.

This would save hundreds of thousands monthly on gas and walking time.

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COMBINED POSTAL SERVICE W/CENSUS AND IRS

1st of all i dont understand why the postal service is required to turn a profit and pay for itself when so many other GOV agensies have no way to do so themselves.
2nd I think it would be prudent in this day and age to combined the Postal Service with the Census and allow them to share information so we can have a more accurate census without spending so much money to have folks walk around doing so when we already... more »

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Standardize stamps

Stop printing new varieties of stamps every year. For a standard letter, there should only be one type of stamp, containing basic info: price and USA. The same design (e.g., an eagle) should be on every stamp, and the only change should be when the price changes. Stop wasting money designing and printing new designs of stamps mainly to stamp collectors happy and unnecessary postal workers employed.

And stop spending... more »

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Close on Saturday

Close post offices on Saturday...I never notice the mailbox on Saturday and the mail does not go out on Sunday anyway.

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Eliminate US Mail Delivery (instead require PO Box)

Eliminated the option for US mail delivery to homes. Instead, require the use of a PO Box in a central location, in the community, town, parish etc...where the individual lives. Requiring PO BOX the Postal Service could eliminate the need for delivery and cost associated with postal carriers delivery mail. To obtain mail, individuals would be required to have a PO BOX, either free of charge or at small fee.

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