Wednesday, September 17, 2014

While Postal Service gets ready to continue extreme cuts, UPS beefs up to raise customer service

UPS expects to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers

"... UPS plans to hire up to 95,000 workers to help deliver packages during the busy holiday season — an increase from last year, when the company was caught unprepared for a boom in online shopping. ..."   


Saturday, September 13, 2014

Rep. Darrell Issa wants to steal postal service away from the people while protecting ridiculous discounts for big mailers

No mail at the door

"... Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista) has introduced two bills — the Postal Reform Act of 2013 and the Secure Delivery for America Act of 2014 — that would force the Postal Service to transition away from door delivery at 30 million addresses by 2022. ..."   

Reference: ridiculous

Friday, September 12, 2014

The Postal Service is losing millions a year to help you buy cheap stuff from China

The Postal Service is losing millions a year to help you buy cheap stuff from China

"... In an effort to ride the e-commerce boom, the Postal Service signed a deal in 2010 with China’s state carrier to sell a special service for small packages entering the U.S. For a small premium, the USPS offered tracking and delivery confirmation, an essential feature for online retailers, as well as expedited shipping. ..."   

Example: Basictec iPhone 5 Charger Cable - Lightning Cable - White (3.17 feet) - W1MA

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Postmaster Relief Crimes: No jail for scheming sisters who allegedly ripped off the Postal Service

No jail for sisters who stole from USPS

"... worked as Postmaster Relief at the post office located in Ellington, N.Y. Between December 2012 and September 2013, Tamara used the same scheme as her sister to steal more than $11,000 from the USPS. ..."   

Reference: allegedly

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Arlington Residents Upset About Late Mail Delivery

USPS addresses mail mystery in Arlington’s Douglas Park neighborhood

"... ARLINGTON, Va. (WJLA) – Some Arlington residents say they’re having some serious mail problems: getting mail late, in some cases, getting pieces of mail that should have been delivered months ago...."