Louis DeJoy

Postmaster General DeJoy Addresses Nation's Commercial Mailers

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Friday, September 23, 2022

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In a keynote video address this week to partnership groups composed of Postal Service leaders and the nation's commercial mailers, USPS Postmaster General and CEO Louis DeJoy said the Postal Service is a different organization now than when he arrived more than two years ago.

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  • WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In a keynote video address this week to partnership groups composed of Postal Service leaders and the nation's commercial mailers, USPS Postmaster General and CEO Louis DeJoy said the Postal Service is a different organization now than when he arrived more than two years ago.
  • DeJoy said, "One of the biggest initiatives under Delivering for America is empowering employees to embrace the changes that are needed to succeed.
  • We need your operating and marketing prowess and your competitive spirit to help us win together in the marketplace," DeJoy said.
  • The mission of the PCC is to foster a close working relationship between the Postal Service and commercial mailers.

USPS Releases Nancy Reagan Stamp

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Wednesday, July 6, 2022

SIMI VALLEY, Calif., July 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Postal Service issued a commemorative Forever stamp celebrating the life of former First Lady Nancy Reagan at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, CA.

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  • SIMI VALLEY, Calif., July 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Postal Service issued a commemorative Forever stamp celebrating the life of former First Lady Nancy Reagan at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, CA.
  • "As did the five first ladies before her that were memorialized on a stamp, Nancy Reagan helped define the role of presidential spouse for her successors," said Revell.
  • The Nancy Reagan stamp art is a detail from the official 1987 White House portrait by Aaron Shikler the full-body portrait was cropped to accommodate the stamp format.
  • The Nancy Reagan Forever stamp is being issued in panes of 20.

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy Delivers National Postal Forum Keynote Address

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Tuesday, May 17, 2022

PHOENIX, May 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In his keynote address opening this year's National Postal Forum, Postmaster General and CEO Louis DeJoy shared his strategic vision for the future of the U.S.

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  • PHOENIX, May 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In his keynote address opening this year's National Postal Forum, Postmaster General and CEO Louis DeJoy shared his strategic vision for the future of the U.S.
  • "We see a proud Postal Service organization, operating with precision, covering its costs and planning its future as the laws passed by Congress require us to," said DeJoy.
  • I was hired to lead the Postal Service and transform it," said DeJoy.
  • The National Postal Forum taking place May 15-18 in Phoenix is an annual gathering of more than 3,000 professionals from the mailing and shipping industry.

USPS Places Order for 50,000 Next Generation Delivery Vehicles; 10,019 To Be Electric

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Thursday, March 24, 2022

The first order is for 50,000 vehicles a minimum of which will be for 10,019 battery electric vehicles (BEVs).

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  • The first order is for 50,000 vehicles a minimum of which will be for 10,019 battery electric vehicles (BEVs).
  • "We are pleased to be moving forward with this much needed investment in our fleet," said Postmaster General and USPS Chief Executive Officer Louis DeJoy.
  • Many of our 190,000 delivery vehicles on the road are more than 30 years old and lack basic safety features which are standard in most vehicles today.
  • For reporters interested in speaking with a regional Postal Service public relations professional, please go to about.usps.com/news/media-contacts/usps-local-media-contacts.pdf .

Lifetime Service Center Receives ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Information Security Certification

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Friday, March 11, 2022

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., March 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifetime Service Center, a leading partner for technology device repair and refurbishment, has been awarded the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification for information security management systems, indicating that the company meets stringent global standards for creating and maintaining exacting data security practices.

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  • WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., March 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifetime Service Center, a leading partner for technology device repair and refurbishment, has been awarded the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification for information security management systems, indicating that the company meets stringent global standards for creating and maintaining exacting data security practices.
  • "Our ISO 27001 certification showcases our company-wide commitment to information security," said Mike DeJoy, president and COO of Lifetime.
  • "The Certification of Lifetime to ISO/IEC 27001:2013 attests Lifetime's continuing desire to provide services of a higher quality than the competition.
  • With this new certification, Lifetime will be able to actively promote its ability to securely process devices that contain sensitive data.

Overall USPS Mail Delivery Performance Recovers from Severe Winter Storms; Peak Holiday Demand

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Thursday, March 18, 2021

For the week of March 6 through March 12, 2021, overall service performance recovered to pre-holiday levels with First-Class Mail reaching 83.69 percent of the Post Service's national performance standard of one-to-three-day delivery.

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  • For the week of March 6 through March 12, 2021, overall service performance recovered to pre-holiday levels with First-Class Mail reaching 83.69 percent of the Post Service's national performance standard of one-to-three-day delivery.
  • Mailing of Marketing Materials (90.84 percent) and Periodicals (77.64 percent) rebounded to levels of service performance on par with Postal Service deliveries before last year's record-breaking peak holiday season, from mid-November through mid-January.
  • "This recovery in our mail delivery efforts speaks to the dedication of our Postal employees as they overcame crippling winter storms and the impact of COVID-19," said Postmaster General Louis DeJoy.
  • The Postal Service expects continued and sustained improvement in mail delivery performance moving forward.

Postmaster General and USPS Affirm Readiness for Election In Call with National Association of Secretaries of State

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --As part of ongoing preparations for the November election, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy held a conference call today with the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) Election Committee.

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  • WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --As part of ongoing preparations for the November election, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy held a conference call today with the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) Election Committee.
  • On Monday, USPS officials held a similar call regarding election preparations with the National Association of State Election Directors.
  • Visit your local election board website to understand state rules and deadlines so you can request your ballots early, if applicable, and mail them back early," said Postmaster General DeJoy.
  • That was our intent, and that continues to be our mission between now and Election Day."

Millions with Diabetes and Other Chronic Conditions at Risk as Postal Delays Threaten Medication Deliveries

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Tuesday, August 25, 2020

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Diabetes Association (ADA), along with 20 other national health groups, today called on the U.S.

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  • ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Diabetes Association (ADA), along with 20 other national health groups, today called on the U.S.
  • Postal Service Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to reinstate the organization's delivery standards as well as expressed concerns over the effect the current delays could have on 133 million Americans who suffer from chronic disease and may rely on medication deliveries to receive life-saving drugs.
  • Prior to the public health emergency brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, USPS shipped 1.2 billion prescriptions in 2019 alone.
  • The signers of the letter, which was led by the American Diabetes Association, include:

van der Veen, O'Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin files complaint on behalf of Melvin Prince Johnakin in The US District Court For The Eastern District Of Pennsylvania

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Monday, August 24, 2020

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --van der Veen O'Neill, Hartshorn and Levin, led by firm founder Michael T. van der Veen, has filed suit on behalf of Melvin Prince Johnakin in Pennsylvania federal court to reverse recent U.S.

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  • PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --van der Veen O'Neill, Hartshorn and Levin, led by firm founder Michael T. van der Veen, has filed suit on behalf of Melvin Prince Johnakin in Pennsylvania federal court to reverse recent U.S.
  • Postal Service operational changes implemented by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy that have slowed mail delivery and raised concerns that mail-in ballots in the upcoming election could go uncounted.
  • The suit seeks an order that would force USPS to enact measures to make sure mail-in and absentee ballots in Pennsylvania are treated as Priority Mail, which offers delivery between one and three days.
  • The Fourteenth Amendment protects the right of qualified citizens to vote in state elections involving federal candidates.

Oral Statement of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy Before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform

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Monday, August 24, 2020

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Below is the oral statement prepared for delivery by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy before today's hearing by the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.

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  • WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Below is the oral statement prepared for delivery by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy before today's hearing by the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.
  • I'm proud to be with you today on behalf of the 630,000 dedicated women and men of the United States Postal Service.
  • On June 15th, I became America's 75th Postmaster General.
  • I want to begin by assuring this committee and the American public that the Postal Service is fully capable and committed to delivering the nation's ballots securely and on-time.