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David WilliamsDavid E. Williams was named chief operating officer and executive vice president in February 2015. He leads the continuous improvement of the entire postal network operation as well as the allocations of people and resources. He reports to the Postmaster General.

Williams has responsibility for the day-to-day activities of 488,000 career employees working in more than 31,000 facilities supported by a fleet of over 200,000 vehicles. He is responsible for Post Offices, delivery and retail operations, facilities and the mail processing network. Reporting to Williams are the vice presidents of Delivery and Retail Operations, Facilities, Network Operations, and the seven vice presidents of Area Operations.

Previously, Williams served as vice president, Network Operations. This role encompassed responsibility for the national network of 318 mail processing and distribution centers and automation initiatives.

Before that, Williams served as vice president, Engineering and managed all engineering and development efforts focused on internal processes, including building and equipment maintenance programs and policies. He directed all engineering and acquisition support functions, including the design and development of new automation, material handling systems and vehicles.

Throughout his postal career, Williams has served in numerous field, area and headquarters positions, including manager, Processing Operations. In that role, he led his team to superior performance for several years. His incorporation of lean six sigma practices and deployment of “Closing the Gap Strategies” resulted in mail processing work-hour reductions never before experienced. Williams’ breakthrough work in using information to help drive and support the field’s record-setting service achievements is noteworthy.

Williams holds a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial and systems engineering from the University of Florida and a Master’s degree in business administration from the College of William and Mary.

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Next Generation Campaign Awards 2020

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Celebrating Innovative Direct Mail

There will two categories in 2020:

  • The Grand Champion trophy will be awarded to the most innovative and effective campaign that leverages Informed Delivery.
  • The Innovative B2B Campaign Award will go to the best B2B campaign.

The contest is free to enter. The entry deadline is February 14th. Winners will be announced at the National Postal Forum in April in Orlando.

to enter the contest: https://www.usps.com/nextgenaward/

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USPS National and North Carolina News

News from USPS National and USPS North Carolina region.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Postal Service reported operating revenue of $71.1 billion for fiscal year 2019 (October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019), an increase of $514 million compared to the prior year. The higher revenues were driven largely by price increases and continued growth in the Shipping and Packages business, where revenue increased $1.3 billion, or 6.1 percent, which more than offset revenue declines in First-Class and Marketing Mail as a result of declining volumes in that segment of its business.
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POLO NORTE — ¿Santa Claus es imaginario? No para su peque… y el Servicio Postal puede ayudarle a demostrar que sí existe cuando su peque reciba una carta personalizada del señor del traje rojo, con todo y matasellos del Polo Norte.
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NORTH POLE — Santa Claus is imaginary? Not as far as your child is concerned — and the Postal Service can help you prove he’s real when your child gets a personalized letter from the big guy — complete with a North Pole postmark.
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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service today announced that a semipostal stamp to help raise funds for those diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is being issued Dec. 2 at McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square in Charlotte, NC.
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CHARLOTTE—The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is ready to deliver more than 28 million packages per day between Dec.16-21, and will average 20.5 million packages per day through the remainder of the year.
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WASHINGTON —The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is ready to deliver more than 28 million packages per day between Dec.16-21, and will average 20.5 million packages per day through the remainder of the year.
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GREENSBORO, NC — In observance of Veterans Day, Post Offices will be closed Monday, Nov. 11. There will be no residential or business delivery with the exception of Priority Mail Express, which is delivered 365 days a year.
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HATTERAS, NC — You may not be thinking about the holidays just yet, but Santa and the Postal Service are. Which is good news for kids who may not be able to have the happy holiday they deserve.
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GREENSBORO, NC — The Postal Service is committed to supporting our customers by having select locations accept outgoing mail, including packages, from our business partners on Veterans Day.
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CHARLOTTE, NC — In the blink of an eye summer is over and now it’s fall. Before you know it, it will be time for the holidays again. Fortunately, the U.S. Postal Service has your back with all the mailing deadlines you need to know for the expected delivery of cards and gifts to your loved ones, whether they’re overseas or across the country.
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Postal Pro News

News from the PostalPro website.
Document contains links to the Hilton Canopy at the Wharf and Hyatt House at the Wharf; room blocks have been reserved for 2020 MTAC meetings.
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The Area Mailing Industry Focus Group Calendar displays upcoming events for 2020.
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This document provides a contact list for Business Mailer Support and Major Mailer Support.
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The Move Update standard is a means of reducing the number of mailpieces in a mailing that require forwarding or return by the periodic matching of a mailer’s address records with change-of-address orders received and maintained by the Postal Service. Mailers who claim First-Class Mail presorted or automation prices, USPS Marketing Mail prices, and Parcel Select Lightweight prices must demonstrate that they have updated their mailing list within 95 days before the mailing date.
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