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Postmaster General to Seek New Tech, Fleet for USPS
March 10, 2015

Postmaster General Megan Brennan says she will continue to push Congress to overhaul postal laws, which could include a move to five-day-a-week mail delivery, so the U.S. Postal Service can compete more aggressively for e-commerce with shipping companies such as UPS and FedEx.

"Fundamental reform is required," Brennan said in an interview with USA TODAY on Friday, moments before taking her oath of office to become the nation's 74th Postmaster General and the first woman to lead the U.S. Postal Service. "Clearly we have a financial situation that is untenable."

Total mail volume has dropped from 171 billion packages and...

Emperor Achieves PPAI Product Safety Aware Status
March 10, 2015

Emperor announced it has achieved Product Safety Aware status in the Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) Product Safety Awareness Program. This means Emperor has met or exceeded the PPAI product safety training and education requirements.

An Edible Coffee Cup? Fast Food Chain to Try It
March 10, 2015

It's a weekday morning, you're late for work, and you're rushing down the street chugging a cup of coffee. When you finish, you probably toss the cup in the nearest trash can—by some estimates, Americans throw out around 58 million disposable coffee cups a year. But if you were in the U.K., you might be able to eat the cup instead.

In an experiment this summer, KFC will be offering coffee served in edible cookie cups that look sort of like the standard paper version; the wrapper, made of sugar, is printed with logos from KFC and Seattle's Best Coffee.

How to Get Your Hour Back from Daylight Savings
March 10, 2015

We've all been late to something thanks to Daylight Savings Time, and the spring forward can also mess with your sleep. This year, prepare yourself now to make up for that lost hour.

Business Insider explains why the effects of Daylight Savings are worse in the spring:

The problems with DST are the worst in the spring, when we've all just lost one hour of sleep. The sun rises later, making it more difficult to wake in the morning. This is because we reset our natural clocks using the light. When out of nowhere...

NBA Hall of Famer Joins Proforma
March 9, 2015

The newest multimillion-dollar distributor to join Proforma's member network is an NBA Hall of Famer, who spend a combined 14 years on the Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks.

4 Winning Beliefs to Help Drive You to Success
March 9, 2015

We all hit low points in our lives that challenge our purpose, test our resolve for how long we’re willing to endure and question the strength of our relationships with every painstaking move. Hard times often call for deeper self-analysis to help excavate new personal insights that determine our willingness to keep on keepin’ on.

After all, “circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him,” said James Allen.

Nothing matters more than your beliefs. What you believe ultimately determines what you do—or don’t do. Here’s a quick checklist of “winning” beliefs to test if you’re on the right track.

Web Sellers Cash in on Clinton Controversy with 'Eric Hoteham' Merchandise
March 9, 2015

Internet entrepreneurs are attempting to cash in on the Hillary Clinton email controversy with an array of “Eric Hoteham”-themed products.

The New York Times broke the story earlier this week that Clinton used a personal email account, rather than a government one, during her time serving as secretary of State. The Associated Press reported Wednesday that an email server was created at the former first lady’s New York home, which may have been registered under the mysterious name, “Eric Hoteham.”

Now, for $22, customers on Zazzle.com can be the proud owners of their very own, “Who is Eric Hoteham?” T-shirt.

Jetline Adds Jessica Onions to Marketing Team
March 9, 2015

Jetline, Gaffney, S.C., welcomed Jessica Onions to the company. She will fill the role of national accounts for marketing, implementing the supplier's national account marketing plan and driving social media strategy and objectives.