Tuesday, November 30, 2010

International Shipping Options Reference Card

TO HELP BUILD INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING REFERENCE CARD ARRIVES THIS WEEK

"... The new International Shipping Options reference card includes talking points for retail associates to help them better understand the features of each service. The card also provides information to help answer customer questions. ..."   

Reference: usps.gov
Tag: International Shipping Options reference card

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Postmaster General Potter gets 'quarter-million dollars in incentive pay in 2010'

USPS to tie pay, bonuses to finances

"... Postal Service recently announced $8.5 billion in losses for 2010. Nonetheless, it paid Mr. Potter $228,088 in extra incentive pay this year and more than $150,000 in incentive pay combined to four other high-ranking executives, records show. ..."   

Reference: www.washingtontimes.com

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Walmart, Amazon, Many Merchants Offer Free Holiday Shipping

"... Best Buy, a major electronics retailer, is offering free shipping on "hundreds of thousands of items, including all CDs, Blue-Ray and DVD movies, gaming software and accessories," according to Knowles. ..."   

Reference: www.suite101.com
Tags: free shipping day

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Missing Walmart coupons land an Aransas Pass postal worker in hot water – Corpus Christi Caller recent news

Missing Walmart coupons land an Aransas Pass postal worker in hot water – Corpus Christi Caller recent news

"... Authorities issued a warrant for the arrest of a US Postal Service supervisor, suspected of taking more than 100 Walmart gift coupons. ..."   

Reference: www.dailyshoppernews.com

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Contract postal driver accused of stealing prescription drugs mailed to veterans

Contract postal driver accused of stealing prescription drugs mailed to veterans

"... contract haulers typically move mail from one postal facility to the other, although some have mail delivery duties, as well. He said drivers pick up mail from sorting facilities and take it to local post offices ..."   

Reference: al.com

Monday, November 15, 2010

Postal Service: Keep Cutting Jobs

More USPS red ink to lead to bloodletting

"... the Postal Service will have to handle it with fewer people.

The announcement of impending job cuts comes as the Postal Service is in contract negotiations with two of its unions, with two more scheduled to be negotiated next year. ..."   

Reference: www.federalnewsradio.com

Friday, November 12, 2010

Mail carrier from Fayetteville pleads guilty

Mail carrier from Fayetteville pleads guilty

"... employed as a mail carrier in East Point. In that position and during an active federal criminal investigation, Smith disclosed sensitive and confidential information to the occupant of a residence which was the target of the investigation. ..."   

Reference: www.fayettedailynews.com

Thursday, November 11, 2010

S. 3831 not worth supporting

S. 3831 Needs Major Modifications

"... the Post Act also includes significant negative features: It would give the USPS sweeping authority to close small post offices solely for financial reasons, and would require arbitrators to consider the financial health of the Postal Service when contract negotiations end in arbitration. ..."   

Reference: www.apwu.org

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Did you know? Postal Service (the band) did gig for USPS for rights to name

Did you know? Postal Service (the band) did gig for USPS for rights to name

"... Do you think music or mail when you hear 'Postal Service?' Turns out, Postal Service, the band, made up of Death Cab for Cutie's ..."   

Reference: www.mynorthwest.com

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

USPS Proposal: Wage cuts

USPS Wage, Benefit Proposal: An Insult to Postal Workers

"... Contract negotiations took a dramatic turn today as postal management presented its economic proposal, which would establish employees’ wages and benefits for the next Collective Bargaining Agreement. ..."   

Reference: Postal Newsgroup

Bomb squad investigates suspicious suitcase at Federal Way post office

Bomb squad investigates suspicious suitcase at Federal Way post office

"...Federal Way police received a call about an old suitcase leaning against a wall at the U.S. Post Office, 32829 Pacific Highway S. ..."   

Reference: www.pnwlocalnews.com