Sunday, October 31, 2010

Mail bomb found in Dubai sent on passenger planes

Mail bomb found in Dubai sent on passenger planes

"... A Qatar Airways spokesman says a parcel carrying the mail bomb found in Dubai traveled on two separate passenger planes. ..."   

Reference: www.businessweek.com

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Postmaster General to Retire

Postmaster General to Retire

"... When I became Postmaster General in 2001, I told you about the challenges we were facing, the direction we were taking and the changes our future would require. I also told you about my confidence in your ability to move the Postal Service forward. As I look back, almost 10 years later, your achievements have exceeded every expectation. So it is with mixed emotions that I share with you my plans to retire. ..."   

Reference: National Postal Mail Handlers Union 317
Postmaster General Retirement

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Interesting facts learned while standing in line at post office

Interesting facts learned while standing in line at post office

"... Two people stood ahead of me at the U.S. Post Office counter. There had been ten people ahead of me. The lone clerk sold stamps, weighed packages, made correct change for a ten, and complied with Postal Service regulations prohibiting the shooting ..."   

Reference: www.newschief.com

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Details of Henning Murders, Mobile Van to Serve Postal Customers

Details of Henning Murders, Mobile Van to Serve Postal Customers

"... The shootings occurred on Monday, October 18, 2010, between 8:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m., when the bodies of Retail Clerk Paula Robinson, 33, and Rural Carrier Associate Judy Spray, 59, were discovered shot to death. ..."   

Reference: midsouthnewz.com

Monday, October 18, 2010

Postal Pallets and Other MTE

MTE RECOVERY EFFORTS

"... USPS provides pallets to mailers for bulk shipments, but far too often, they’re not returned. With wooden and plastic pallets ranging from $7 to $20 each, losses quickly add up. Many offices are stepping up to help recover missing pallets ..."   

Reference: liteblue.usps.gov

Friday, October 15, 2010

Postal Service echoes Enron abuses

Postal Service echoes Enron abuses

"... The need for reform at the top and a complete overhaul of the current USPS culture is evident when you look at the scandals revealed recently, including the Bob Bernstock scandal in July, the resultant Office of Inspector General investigation with its grave revelations of high-level cover-ups, the lack of any ramifications to the perpetrators and the candid explanations of fear of retaliation offered by managerial employees. ..."   

Reference: www.washingtontimes.com