Top postalnews.com stories of the week February 10-16 

  1. Post Offices Confiscate Record Number Of Marijuana Packages 
  2. FedEx billed USPS a record $2 billion in 2018, according to annual supplier ranking 
  3. USPS mail carrier taken to hospital after being attacked by two pit bulls in Port Arthur, Texas 
  4. Sickness blamed for no home mail delivery in parts of Dayton area 
  5. Video: Dozen Packages Dumped by Amazon Driver Outside Hollywood Building Were Soon Scooped up by Thieves 
  6. Dog found by postal worker nearly frozen, fighting for survival
  7. Chicagoans say they’re missing mail after polar vortex 
  8. U.S. Postal Service Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2019 Results 
  9. Mail Carrier Explains Braving Cold While Delivering Mail 
  10. Residents of Brooklyn building say they have not received mail at home in months 

FedEx billed USPS a record $2 billion in 2018, according to annual supplier ranking

FEBRUARY 14, 2019 – Husch Blackwell announced today the publication of its Top 150 U.S. Postal Service Suppliers list, an annual look at the companies with the largest supplier relationships with the U.S. Postal Service (USPS).  All told, USPS spent nearly $16 billion on outside purchases, about $900 million more than the year before. Not surprisingly for an agency whose lifeblood is moving the mail, six of the top ten USPS contractors provide transportation services or equipment. Continue reading