Lawmakers call on USPS to combat surge in ‘change of address’ fraud

A group of bipartisan lawmakers has called on the U.S. Postal Service to strengthen its internal processes to reduce change of address fraud, which each year allows fraudsters to redirect thousands of

The life-upending flaw that USPS won’t fix

Sometime in November, someone walked into a U.S. post office and filled out a change of address form, just as tens of millions do each year to route their mail to a new address. The person signed the

DoorDash can now return your packages for you

DoorDash is launching a new “Package Pickup” offering that lets users request a delivery person to pick up their prepaid package from their home and drop it off at a UPS, FedEx or USPS loc

USPS snubs EVs, Biden with next-gen delivery fleet deal

The U.S. Postal Service is sticking with its original plan to replace up to 90% of its mail delivery fleet with gasoline-powered vehicles from Oshkosh Corp. The decision dashes the hopes of the Biden

Sustainable e-commerce startup Olive now ships beauty products, in addition to apparel

Earlier this year, a startup called Olive launched its new shopping site and app with the goal of making e-commerce more efficient, convenient and sustainable by offering a way for consumers to aggreg

USPS reportedly reassessing last-mile delivery deals with companies like Amazon

In a time when package deliveries are more essential than ever, the future of the United States Postal Service is very much in limbo. The president of the United States has waged a one-man war on Amer

If we let the US Postal Service die, we’ll be killing small businesses with it

If we continue to view the USPS as simply a balance sheet and optimize for profitability in a vacuum, we ultimately stand to lose far more than we gain.

FedEx ends ground-delivery contract with Amazon

FedEx is ending a partnership with Amazon to supply the e-commerce company with ground delivery shipping after its current contract ends this month, the company confirmed to Bloomberg. This is the sec

Self-driving truck startup Kodiak Robotics begins deliveries in Texas

A year after coming out of stealth mode with $40 million, self-driving truck startup Kodiak Robotics will begin making its first commercial deliveries in Texas. Kodiak will open a new facility in Nort

After bashing Amazon deals, Trump orders investigation of U.S. Postal Service

Here are the deadlines for all your online holiday shopping orders

While some folks still head to the stores on Black Friday and throughout December, many of us are turning to the web for Christmas shopping. Just one complication: shipping tends to bottleneck during

Startup initiatives from Down Under may offer inspiration to the failing US Postal Service

Earlier this week, the US Postal Service reported another dismal quarter of financial results. It’s the latest in a string of bad news for a national service that has been in slow decline since

The post office will now email you photos of your mail before it’s delivered

Informed Delivery is a service from the United States Postal Service that scans the outside of your mail and shows you the images each morning before the mail is actually delivered. While you still wo

United States Postal Service Hacked

It seems like 2014 has been one endless series of massive hacks. Home Depot. Target. Neiman Marcus. Michaels. JPMorgan Chase. It's been one hack after the other, each dumping anything from customer cr

Why Did Google Buy BufferBox? Because The Entire Mail And Package Delivery System Is Broken

Today, <a href="">Google bought an Ontario-based company called B

U.S. Postal Service Plans To Launch Experimental Same-Day Delivery Service In November

The <a target="_blank" href="">United States Postal Service</a> (USPS) just informed the <a target="_blank" href="">Postal Regulatory Comm

United States Postal Service goes mobile

Sometime yesterday, the one and only United States Postal Service launched a mobile-friendly website – – for any web-enabled mobile device. Hooray! The new mobile site sports th

Postal worker in Minnesota steals 16,000 Best Buy Reward Zone certificates

<img src="">A postal service supervisor working at a Minneapolis mail distribution center “has admitted taking nearly 16,000 Best

Star Wars Postal Stamps On The Way

Though this technically isn’t a gadget, we know every geek loves some Star Wars news! This summer, you’ll be able to pick up Yoda, Luke, and Leia all in the form of postal stamps. To celeb