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Policy Perspectives | PostalVision 2020

Williams, Taub and McHugh Discuss Next Steps for Postal Reform at PostalVision Event

The closing panel session at the recent PostalVision 2020 event, held at The Ritz Carlton Pentagon City, featured renowned postal, regulatory and legislative leaders discussing what worked and did not work with the last comprehensive postal reform legislation enacted in 2006 and thoughts on what still needs changing to ensure the Postal Service’s success in Read More

Imagining Our Future Postal System

What should the U.S. postal system look like in 2030 to serve the needs of the American public and those who use the system? That big question kicked off the “Imagine” panel discussion at the recent PostalVision annual event held in the Washington, DC area.  The discussion could not have been more timely – President Read More

PostalVision 2020 “Delivery by Design” White Paper on USPS Mailbox Monopoly

PostalVision 2020 “Delivery by Design” White Paper Recap of Event on USPS Mailbox Monopoly   PostalVision 2020 earlier this year held a special one-day “excursion” event at the Schar School of Public Policy & Government, George Mason University, focused on issues relative to the USPS’ mailbox monopoly.  The “Delivery by Design” event explored the current Read More

USPS Mailbox Monopoly and Postal Policy Explorations Continue

Picture credit:  graphic shown created during the January event by Caroline Gezon, Deloitte Consulting Leading Dignitaries to Discuss U.S. Postal Policy Issues PostalVision 2020/7.0 Continues USPS Mailbox Monopoly Exploration   PostalVision 2020 at its March 21-22, 2017 event will feature a panel of leading dignitaries who will continue the discussion started at its January “Delivery by Read More

Postal Policy-Makers Engage at PostalVision 2020/6.0.

PostalVision 2020/6.0 (held March 15-16, 2016 just outside Washington, DC) once again featured that nation’s leading postal policy-makers, engaged in a lively discussion about the future of the U.S. postal system.  The panel was moderated by PostCom’s President Elect Jessica Lowrance, and included the Hon. Robert Taub, Acting Chairman of the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC); Read More

Key Members of Postal Ecosystem to Participate at PostalVision Event

February 4, 2016 (Arlington, Va.)  – Key participants from the U.S. Postal Service (USPS), U.S. Senate, U.S. Dept. of State, USPS Office of Inspector General (OIG), U.S. Government Accounting Office (GAO), and the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) will participate in the upcoming PostalVision 2020 event to be held March 15-16, 2016, to discuss Read More

Senator Tom Carper’s “iPost” Proposal: Rebuilding Critical Economic Infrastructure Through Postal Policy

The iPost Act of 2015 is building momentum by gaining bi-partisan support in the U.S. Senate. Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Ranking Member Tom Carper (D-DE) has enlisted Republican co-sponsors Jerry Moran of Kansas and Roy Blunt of Missouri, in addition to fellow Democrat Claire McCaskill of Missouri, to support his Improving Postal Operations, Read More

Kathy Siviter Joins PostalVision 2020

“Siviter has two 3D Printers at home – including an original MakerBot, one of the first 3D Printers available!” PostalVision Welcomes its Newest Team Member PostalVision2020 welcomes its newest team member, Kathy Siviter, as our new Director, Community and Brand Development. Kathy is well-known in the postal community for her consulting work with PostCom and Read More

Global Shipping/Logistics Issues

At PostalVision 2020 most recent conference also include a wealth of information and discussions around how posts are dealing with the changing shipping/logistics global landscape. Postal Consulting Services President, Kathy Siviter, reviews PostalVision 2020/5.0 in the final section of a nine part series.


Does Big Data have a place in the Postal World? Robert Reisner hosts a panel where Wendy Eitan of the UPU (pictured above), Adam Houck of IBM (pictured above) and Etay Oren of Communithings discuss different options. Postal Consulting Services President, Kathy Siviter, reviews PostalVision 2020/5.0 as part three in a nine part series.   Read More

“Drone Battle Lines” – Chuck Chamberlain

This article is the author’s personal viewpoint.  It is a follow-up to the Postal Vision 2020 “The Drone Makers” article of January 13, 2014 predicting that drones would disrupt today’s norms and that a broad range of innovative uses would be forthcoming New 2015 Personal Drone Market Predictions: Move over gun control… here comes drone Read More