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, […]

Postal Service continues changes to plant consolidation schedule

Phase II-2015 USPS Network Rationalization Consolidation List. April 24, 2015 – USPS has posted its latest last minute list of “public” changes to the Phase II-2015 Postal Service Network Rationalization Consolidation Schedule. This is the fourth (4th) consecutive week that the Postal Service has made modifications to the Network Rationalization Consolidation list. Postal Service continues […]

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

Postal workers not included in the Executive order allowing Feds an extra day off for Christmas

President grants feds day after Christmas – will USPS follow suit with postal employees? – Postal workers not included in the Executive order allowing Feds an extra day off for Christmas President Barack Obama has issued an Executive order excusing executive branch non-Postal Service employees from duty on Friday, December 26, 2014, with pay and […]

Sexual assaults committed by postal employees against postal employees

Good at getting along with the guys working alongside her, Diane Caruso-Ruston said she thought she was going to get a promotion when she walked into one of her managers’ offices. “Next thing I know he pushes me up against the wall. And he pushes down my left side of my pants, you know those […]

Alaskan Bookstore Relies on a Local Postal Service Presence

In 1977, Observatory Books opened its doors and became the first used bookstore in Southeast Alaska. Originally located in Sitka, the store became a reality when Dee Longenbaugh, the shop’s proprietor and member of the Antiquarian Bookseller’s Association of America, decided to turn her hobby of collecting books on Alaska and the Yukon into a […]

Postal workers to protest closing of Youngstown, OH mail center

(November 13, 2014) YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –On Friday, postal workers will gather in front the Covelli Centre at noon to send a message to the Postmaster General and USPS Board of Governors. The Youngstown postal center is slated to close July 2015, and local operations would be handled in Cleveland, saving $7-million a year, according to […]

Michigan State Senator urges Congress to stop closure of Lansing mail processing center

(November 13, 2014) LANSING—A resolution sponsored by Sen. Rick Jones formally requests Congress to prohibit the U.S. Postal Service from closing or consolidating the mail processing and distribution center on Collins Road in Lansing. “It is long overdue that Congress and President Obama come together and finally fix the postal service,” said Jones, R-Grand Ledge. […]

Michigan State Reps. Call for Halt to USPS Lansing mail processing center

Closure of Collins Road processing facility to hurt Lansing economy (November 13, 2014) – LANSING – State Representatives Andy Schor (D-Lansing) and Tom Cochran (D-Mason) today called for immediate action to stop the closing of the Lansing United States Postal Service mail processing and distribution center. “This change being pushed by the Postmaster General needs […]