Thursday, April 30, 2015

Destructive Mail Processing Facility plant closures and consolidations slowing the mail

Postal workers' 'swift completion' of rounds hits a bump

"...A Postal Service fact sheet about the new standards, however, says they are delaying as much as 16 percent of first-class mail, which is a lot more than Donahoe said. Unions and members of Congress representing rural areas say the number is much higher. There are many anecdotal reports of delays. ..."   

Reference: www.norwichbulletin.com

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Why does USPS favor foreign shippers?

Why does USPS favor foreign shippers?

"...It is understandable that American companies sometimes lose in competition. What is not understandable, however, is when an American entity like the United States Postal Service creates a competitive advantage for foreign producers. ..."   

Reference: www.washingtonexaminer.com

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Postal Service continues to keep employees in the dark on 'long-term' mail processing facility plans

Postal service confirms some mail sorting will remain in Duluth

"...U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, a longtime critic of plans to close the Duluth facility, said in a news release Friday that “we welcome (the) decision to at least temporarily maintain some mail sorting in Duluth — and to keep workers in Duluth where they belong. ..."   

Reference: www.duluthnewstribune.com

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Rand Paul to Newsmax: US Post Office Faces Bankruptcy

Rand Paul to Newsmax: US Post Office Faces Bankruptcy

"...Asked about the call for privatization, Sen. Paul said: “I’ve been trying to find somebody who would buy it. I can’t find anybody who’s interested in buying the Post Office. We’ve talked about this for decades..."   

Reference: www.newsmax.com