Postmaster General Louis DeJoy delivers the National Postal Forum keynote address
DeJoy said he, the Postal Service leadership team and the USPS Board of Governors are not just focused on this year or next, but are committed to setting a positive trajectory for decades.
“The council didn’t hire me, and I didn’t come here, to run the Postal Service. I was hired to run the Postal Service and turn it around,” DeJoy said. “Since my arrival, I have assembled a leadership team and we have aligned the organization to take a strong leadership role in moving the Postal Service into its future.”
DeJoy said the Postal Service’s vision for the future is to become the nation’s preferred delivery provider by:
- Deliver mail and packages to every American home and business six and seven days a week reliably and affordably;
- Establish easily accessible USPS retail centers in each community;
- Build a modern processing and transportation network with carriers equipped with technology using new vehicles;
- Ensure that postmasters serve as business leaders in local communities;
- Be an employer of choice with a stable and dynamic workforce with established career paths; and
- Act with precision and cover the costs of the organization.
“Our Delivering for America plan is making the necessary changes that ensure the Postal Service evolves and thrives in the changing U.S. economy and does not become a burden on the U.S. taxpayer. We are on the move and running with ambition toward service success. of the American people,” DeJoy said. “We are confident that we will provide an American Postal Service that will play an important role in the future American economy and will not be a burden on the American taxpayer.”
He continued: “We have achieved a lot in the last two years, but there is still a lot to do. We must continue to achieve our goals in a deliberate and logical way. None of this will be easy for any of us. between us, especially in the short term. We have, and will continue to, overcome the challenges we face, and we approach the situation with greater enthusiasm and growing confidence. Our transformation is moving forward rapidly. It will ensure that the postal service, and this industry, will deliver for America.”
The National Postal Forum — in progress May 15-18 in Phoenix — is an annual gathering of more than 3,000 mail and shipping industry professionals. The four-day conference allows industry professionals to learn and collaborate to benefit their businesses.
The Postal Service generally does not receive taxpayer money for its operating expenses and depends on the sale of postage, goods, and services to fund its operations.
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