Monday, August 26, 2013

Postal worker attacked by abandoned dogs as wild dog packs traverse Detroit

Detroit Is Going To The Dogs. Packs Of Wild, Postal-Worker-Attacking Abandoned Dogs

"... “Aggressive dogs force the U.S. Postal Service to temporarily halt mail delivery in some neighborhoods, said Ed Moore, a Detroit-area spokesman. He said there were 25 reports of mail carriers bitten by dogs in Detroit from October through July…..."   

Reference: smokingsection.uproxx.com

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Israel Postal Authority: Four-fold increase in gas mask inquiries

Postal Service reports four-fold increase in gas mask inquiries among Syria attack talk

"... the Israel Postal Authority said that on Sunday there was a four-folds increase in the number of Israelis calling to inquire about picking up gas masks over a typical week-day. ..."   

Reference: www.jpost.com

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Cheat sheet for Postal Service shipping

The Complete Cheat Sheet for USPS Shipping (Infographic)

"... Getting your products to your customers quickly and securely is a crucial element of your business operations. From what type of shipping method is the best and most affordable to what type of packaging materials and insurance you should select, the options can seem daunting...."   

Reference: www.entrepreneur.com

Monday, August 19, 2013

New priority mail changes...

Will USPS Future Plans for Priority Mail Result in Higher Rates?

"... Right now, only Priority Mail Express (the former Express Mail service) is guaranteed delivery - the other dates (1 Day, 2 Day and 3 Day), which the duo referred to as day-specific delivery, are estimates based on the package's departure and ship-to location - in other words, customers cannot request 1 Day, 2 Day or 3 Day Priority Mail. ..."   

Reference: www.ecommercebytes.com

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Berkeley standing strong for historic post office whille Postal Service closes offices across the country

Berkeley post office's fate not quite sealed

"... In a rare moment of agreement, the City Council voted unanimously to condemn the sale, and dozens of residents have been writing impassioned pleas urging the federal government to reconsider. The argument is that the building itself is a historic, public structure and, like many old post offices, includes important murals, reliefs and artwork. The Postal Service, they argue, does not have a right to sell a public trust and should not be drifting toward privatization. ..."   

Reference: www.sfgate.com

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

AT&T wins $53.5 million in Postal Service contracts

AT&T nabs two contracts totaling $53.5M to service the U.S. Postal Service

"... AT&T has won two contracts with the U.S. Postal Service totaling $53.5 million to enhance the service’s data network connectivity and to provide trusted internet protocol service at the service’s headquarters. ..."   
Reference: washingtontechnology.com