Under the terms of the contract, which was renewed with AT&T Global Services, AT&T will use local voice services and networking services to provide the US Postal
Service offices based in Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, California and Nevada, with a local voice and data connection.
UPS won a three-year contract from the US Postal
Service to provide domestic air transport of mail to and from 98 cities, greatly expanding an arrangement under which it furnishes airmail services for 16 cities.
There are fewer big names in the US Postal
ranks this year than previous years, leading some commentators to talk down his chances a little.
In the morning, around the US Postal
team bus, the same atmosphere of excitement prevailed as when Armstrong was leading the Tour in the last four years.
Overall standings: 1 Victor Hugo Pena (Col) US Postal
17h 54min 31sec, 2 Lance Armstrong (USA) US Postal
at 1sec, 3 Vjatceslav Ekimov (Rus) US Postal
5, 4 George Hincapie (USA) US Postal
5, 5 Jose Luis Rubiera (Spa) US Postal
23, 6 Roberto Heras (Spa) US Postal
27, 7 Pavel Padrnos (Cze) US Postal
27, 8 Floyd Landis (USA) US Postal
28, 9 Joseba Beloki (Spa) ONCE 33, 10 Jorg Jaksche (Ger) ONCE 38, 56 David Millar (Gbr) Cofidis 2min 0sec.
The result means US Postal
now hold the top eight places in Le Tour and, although Pena will doubtless enjoy his time in the limelight, fourtimes winner Armstrong is just one second back and looking a good bet to be wearing yellow himself in the near future.
This contract reflects our continuing effort to expand our relationship with the US Postal
Service and thereby diversify our revenue base," stated Joe Hete, President and CEO.
10s, 3 Floyd Landis (USA) US Postal
p/b Berry Floor at 0.
Leading Tour positions; Stage 4 (Joinville to Saint-Dizier, TTT, 69km): 1= Jose Luis Rubiera (Spa) US Postal
1hr 18min 27sec, 1= Victor Hugo Pena (Col) US Postal
, 1= Pavel Padrnos (Cze) US Postal
, 1= Floyd Landis (USA) US Postal
, 1= George Hincapie (USA) US Postal
, 1= Vjatceslav Ekimov (Rus) US Postal
, 1= Manuel Beltran (Spa) US Postal
, 1= Roberto Heras (Spa) US Postal
, 1= Lance Armstrong (USA) US Postal
all same time, 10= Angel Vicioso (Spa) ONCE at 30sec, 10= Marcos Serrano (Spa) ONCE, 10= Mikel Pradera (Spa) ONCE, 10= Isidro Nozal (Spa) ONCE, 10= Jorg Jaksche (Ger) ONCE, 10= Jose Azevedo (Por) ONCE, 10= Joseba Beloki (Spa) ONCE all same time.
In fact, the company hopes to realize annual savings by using the US Postal
But Scotland's DavidMillar is now two minutes off the pace after his Cofidis side were left in the shade by US Postal
, whose ability to stay in tight formation even on tough mountain climbs has earned them the nickname ``the Blue Train''.
Key customers include US Postal
Service, the Departments of Defense, Justice and Agriculture, and the Social Security Administration.
Ergonomically designed to fit into any office environment, ultimail offers FP Mailing Solutions' customers a host of special features that can improve mail center efficiency and utilization, all with the highest level of security proposed by the US Postal
Both the US Postal
Service and the CDC have made it clear that the class 100 respirator offers real protection from Anthrax.
This panel-style, agenda-setting conference comes at an opportune time as the US Postal
Service increased rates on July 1, 2001.