Thursday, August 27, 2015

Bernie Sanders to Postal Service: Relaxed mail standards ‘a disaster’

Bernie Sanders to Postal Service: Relaxed mail standards ‘a disaster’

"...Bernie Sanders said Wednesday that the Postal Service caused a “disaster that is negatively impacting Americans all over this country” when it shuttered more than 140 mail-sorting plants and slowed delivery times to cut costs ..."   

Reference: www.washingtonpost.com

Sunday, August 9, 2015

The U.S. Postal Service's plan for profitability

The U.S. Postal Service's plan for profitability

"... The move with Amazon uses the Postal Service’s vast network of distribution routes with Amazon’s immense online retail presence and has resulted in double-digit growth for the Postal Service’s package business. ..."   

Reference: www.knoxnews.com

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Idaho woman gets probation for mailing loaded handgun that discharged at USPS distribution center

Idaho woman gets probation for mailing loaded handgun that discharged at USPS distribution center

"...While in transit, the package was processed in a distribution center in Springfield, Massachusetts. A United States Postal Service employee was holding the package when the revolver discharged. The employee was not seriously hurt, but did receive medical attention for ringing ears and sore hands, according to the release ..."   

Reference: www.idahostatesman.com

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Mail issues linger...

Mail issues linger in Northland

"...the delivery time of letters it handles appears to be falling behind the U.S. Postal Service’s new two-day local standard. Advertisement "You talk about frustrating," said James Linder, a local landlord who was hit with almost $400 in penalties ..."   

Reference: www.superiortelegram.com