House Appropriations Committee Approves Amendment To Restore Postal Service Standards

The House Appropriations Committee approved an amendment to restore postal service standards on June 17, in a bipartisan vote, 26-23. Six Republicans joined all of the committee’s Democrats to endorse the measure, which was introduced by Rep. Chakah Fattah (D-PA). The legislation would rescind the lower service standards the USPS implemented on Jan. 5 – which have […]

USPS deployment of over 260,000 Mobile Delivery Devices (MDD) nears completion

The Postal Service has deployed more than 200,000 Mobile Delivery Devices (MDDs), an important milestone for a program that makes it easier for customers to know where their packages are. The 200,000th device was one of several deployed to the Craig, MO, Post Office. “Mobile Delivery Devices are improving the way USPS serves its customers, […]

Video: North Carolina Postal Manager who earns over $90,000 a year accused of selling cocaine

Postal manager accused of selling cocaine, authorities say A United States postal manager is out of jail on bond Wednesday after being accused of selling drugs from his home. The York county multijurisdictional drug unit investigated Nicholas Papageorge for about three months. An undercover officer bought cocaine from Papageorge at his home in Fort Mill. […]

USPS Continues to Modify Plant Consolidation Schedule

USPS Continues to Modify Plant Consolidation Schedule April 17 – On April 17, 2015, the USPS announced its latest list of last minute “public” changes to the Phase II-2015 USPS Network Rationalization Consolidation list. This is the third consecutive week that the Postal Service has made modifications to the Network Rationalization Consolidation list – affecting […]

AMP Holding, Inc. Advances in the USPS Next Generation Delivery Vehicle (NGDV) Program as a Prequalified Supplier

Here is a press release from AMP Holding Inc. CINCINNATI, Ohio, April 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via PRWEB – AMP Holding Inc. (OTCQB: AMPD) the parent company of AMP Electric Vehicles Inc., today announced that the United States Postal Service has informed AMP that the company has advanced in the Next Generation Delivery Vehicle […]

USPS Continues to Modify Plant Consolidation Schedule

USPS Continues to Modify Plant Consolidation Schedule On April 10, 2015, the USPS announced its latest list of last minute “public” changes to the Phase II-2015 USPS Network Rationalization Consolidation list. This is the second consecutive week that the Postal Service has made last minute modifications to the Network Rationalization Consolidation list – affecting a […]

Thieves crack Canada Post ‘superboxes’ in Surrey BC

CTV Vancouver: Thieves target new mailboxes The end of Canada Post’s door-to-door service has introduced a new problem in Surrey, B.C.: a rise in community mailbox break-ins. Thieves have apparently figured out how to break into Canada Post’s supposedly high-security “superboxes,” leaving residents’ mail vulnerable. via Thieves crack Canada Post ‘superboxes’ in Surrey BC

Mail delays detrimental, Tucson business leaders say

Mail delays detrimental, Tucson business leaders say February 5, 2015 – Arizona Daily Star‎ – Tucson business leaders said they are experiencing significant delays in mail delivery since the U.S. Postal Service changed its service standards Jan. 5. The service change is part of the second phase of the Postal Service’s effort to consolidate 82 […]