USPS Ready to Deliver 15 Billion Pieces of Mail This Holiday Season

The USPS Reports: "WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service will deliver more than 15 billion pieces of mail this holiday season. In the period between...

USPS OIG Report on City Carriers Returning After 6PM

The USPS OIG recently investigated the Bay Valley District concerning city carriers working past 6PM. Here is what the OIG found: Background Strong consumer demand for...

Should the USPS Close the Historic Lihue Post Office?

Should the USPS close the historic downtown Lihue Post Office on the island of Kauai (Hawaii)? That is a question that will be addressed...

Postal Service Making Efforts to Hire More Military Veterans

It's something we've frequently suggested over the years here at PostalMag.com, that the U.S. Postal Service should do more to hire more military veterans....

USPS Launches Newsletter for Military Veterans

The U.S. Postal Service has launched a quarterly newspaper (Mail Call) for employees who served in the military. The newsletter's main goal is to...

What’s Going on With USPS Negotiated Service Agreements?

A couple of years ago Negotiated Service Agreements (NSAs) between the USPS and major mailers were generally public and much discussed within the postal...

Tentative Contract Agreement Reached Between USPS and NALC

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LETTER CARRIERS HIGHLIGHTS OF TENTATIVE AGREEMENT WITH THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE 2016-2019 NATIONAL AGREEMENT Term The 2016 National Agreement will last 40 months, covering the period...

How Informed Delivery Suddenly Became Very Important

By Tom Wakefield, PostalMag.com I signed up for the U.S. Postal Service's Informed Delivery service several weeks ago. The USPS sends me a daily digest...

Postal Work Units Receiving Massive Chrysler Vans for Package Deliveries

Massive Chrysler Ram Promaster delivery vans are making their way to postal work units to be used for large package deliveries. The USPS ordered...

New Scanners Leave Digital Breadcrumbs for Tracking Carriers

The new GPS-enabled scanners that have recently been deployed to letter carriers of the U.S. Postal Service transmit digital “breadcrumbs” back to Postal Service...