Friday, April 29, 2016

Turmoil in Postal Workforce

Survey Finds Turmoil in Postal Workforce

"... Survey Says: No Recognition for Good Work; Supervisors Don’t Care for Workers as People; Don’t Feel Job Is Important; Fellow Employees Not Committed to Doing Quality Work ..."   

Reference: www.insidesources.com

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Mailbox Fishing: Thieves raiding mailboxes prompt Postal Service to take action

Thieves raiding Valley mailboxes prompt Postal Service to take action

"... Bloodworth spotted something fishy going on. It looked like someone was going fishing, but there was no stream or pond nearby. Bloodworth suspected the person was about to break into the big blue mailbox across the street from his Van Nuys home ..."   

Reference: www.dailynews.com

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

The Postal Service takes the security and sanctity of your mail seriously

Postal Service mandate impacts Downeast islands, former mail contractor

"... Stephen Doherty, a USPS spokesperson, said they're paying a contract price that includes the exclusive use of the cargo room. "The concern of the Postal Service is the security and sanctity of the mail, which remains the responsibility of the Postal Service until it is delivered," said Doherty ..."   

Reference: wgme.com

Friday, April 15, 2016

Tax Mailing Tips from U.S. Postal Service

Tax Mailing Tips from U.S. Postal Service

"... The post office asks that last-minute filers pay special attention to collection box pick-up times and Post Office retail hours on Monday, April 18. (Note: because of a April 15 holiday in D.C., Federal taxes are due April 18 this year.) ..."   

Reference: www.democratandchronicle.com

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

As USPS Lowers Postage, Variations Arise for Online Sellers

As USPS Lowers Postage, Variations Arise for Online Sellers

"... USPS Katina Fields explained how that was possible: "Retail First-Class Mail parcels are being lowered as part of the "exigent" rollback, due to a mandatory action required by the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC). This is a different product from the commercial First-Class Package Service "competitive" price category." ..."   

Reference: www.ecommercebytes.com

Monday, April 4, 2016

USPS Failed to Meet Service Targets in 2015, PRC Report Says

USPS Failed to Meet Service Targets in 2015, PRC Report Says

"... According to the Postal Regulatory Commission’s (PRC) Annual Compliance Determination Report (ACD), the Postal Service failed to meet the majority of service performance targets in fiscal year 2015. Service performance remains “substantially below their targets,” the March 28 report found. The Postal Service lowered service standards in January 2015 – but failed to meet even the degraded standards. The USPS failed to fix the problems identified in last year’s report, and in all but one case, performance results declined over the previous year’s results ..."   

Reference: www.apwu.org