USPS: “Next Generation Mail Processing Solution”

From notice posted on Federal Biz Opps  The United States Postal Service (USPS) is initiating a new acquisition program entitled “Next Generation Mail Processing Solution” to identify participants and sources of supply, capable of providing research and development, design, and in or out sourced manufacturing for a new state-of-the-art, automated, mail processing design solution. This […]

NAPUS, USPS Quarterly Consultative Meeting Minutes

From the National Association of Postmasters Of the US On November 20, 2008 NAPUS held its quarterly consultative meeting with the Postal Service at the NAPUS Headquarters building. President Dale Goff, Secretary/Treasurer Ruthie Cauble, incoming Secretary/Treasurer Wayne Orshak and Executive Director Ken Engstrom attended representing NAPUS. Manager, Labor Relations Policy Administration Bill Jones, Labor Relations […]

Final U.S. Department Of Labor FMLA Regulations

Press Release U.S. Department of Labor final rule will expand FMLA for military families and clarify rules for workers and employers Final rule brings two-year public process to close with common sense reforms for modern workforce WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor will publish a final rule on Nov. 17 to update its regulations […]

USPS Reports $2.8 Billion Year-End Loss

DECLINING MAIL VOLUME CITED The Postal Service concluded fiscal year 2008 with a net loss of $2.8 billion as the national economic slowdown lowered mail volume and as the Postal Service bore additional costs mandated by the Postal Act of 2006. The loss occurred despite more than $2 billion in cost-cutting measures that included the […]

USPS Seeking Vendor to Replace Manual Distribution

Residual Mail Processing Sources Sought The United States Postal Service (USPS) is seeking to obtain information on potential strategic sources for developing, acquiring, and managing a system to automate the processing of residual letter and flat volumes. These residual letter mail and flat mail volumes manifest themselves as current letter and flat automation rejects or […]

A News Story Reporting 40,000 Postal Employees Will Face Layoffs Is Not True

Press Release from the US Postal Service Statement of Gerald J. McKiernan Manager, Media Relations, USPS A news story currently in wide circulation is reporting that the Postal Service will soon layoff 40,000 employees. This story is not accurate. Originating out of Shreveport, LA, the story does quote a Postal Service spokesperson. Unfortunately, that spokesperson […]