Friday, July 24, 2015

Mail damaged in I-35 Postal Service truck accident

Mail damaged in I-35 Postal Service truck accident

"... The driver of the truck was not injured, according to a Postal Service news release. The truck contained mail tendered in Nevada and being transported to the mail processing and distribution facility in Des Moines. The majority of the first-class mail and priority mail items were severely damaged or destroyed, according to the release ..."   

Reference: www.desmoinesregister.com

Thursday, July 23, 2015

"Jenny" airplane face down stamp violated rule

Postal Service’s reprinting of the most famous stamp error in history had no legal review, broke its own rules

"... The report noted that USPS stamp policy clearly states that “Postal Service employees should refrain from intentionally creating philatelic rarities and does not include any exceptions” — even influence from the postmaster general. ..."   

Reference: www.santafenewmexican.com

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Postal Service Gets Low Marks for 2014 Performance

Postal Service Gets Low Marks for 2014 Performance

"...its poorest performances came in Standard Mail, where the Postal Service delivered on time only 86% of the time and undershot its goal by nearly five percentage points. Three-to-five day mail fell short of its mark by more than seven points with 88% of deliveries made within that incredibly flexible time frame..."   

Reference: www.dmnews.com

Friday, July 3, 2015

US postal worker hit woman in face in road-rage incident, police say

US postal worker hit woman in face in road-rage incident, police say

"...A Brevard County U.S. Postal Service employee was arrested Wednesday after police said he hit a 55-year-old woman in the face in a fit of road rage. The victim, who had three children in the car with her, told police that Danny ..."   

Reference: www.clickorlando.com

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Postal Service Auction Center

The U.S. Postal Service sends lost mail items to Atlanta to be claimed or auctioned online

"...When Blakeman inquired about filing a claim, he was told he had to wait 30 days. He did not have to wait long to find them. Around the same time the books should have arrived in Georgia, he said found them listed for sale online through Amazon. ..."   

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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Is the Post Office Open on the 4th of July 2015?

Is the Post Office Open on the 4th of July 2015?

"...When it comes to federal holidays in the US, it can get confusing as to what is and isn’t open. This year that’s especially true with Independence Day because the 4th of July happens to land on a Saturday in 2015. Since most federal employees ..."   

Reference: www.savingadvice.com