Postal News Archives April 2019

4/12/19

Buffalo: Postal carriers say parcel numbers cut in half as Amazon starts using private couriers Comments (Count)
Amazon operating out of ‘carnival’ tents as it seeks to catch up to delivery rivals Comments (Count)
Whiting retires from Columbiana post office Comments (Count)
Postal workers brave snow to deliver mail Comments (Count)
China Using OPM Records for Spying Comments (Count)

4/11/19

Feds: Dayton postal workers opened packages, kept meth, weed to sell Comments (Count)
Trump moving to dismantle OPM: report Comments (Count)
Does your mail smell? Comments (Count)
New stamps feature Post Office murals Comments (Count)

4/10/19

Amazon Air pilots protesting poor working conditions Comments (Count)
News 4 Investigates: Amazon delivery drivers in unmarked cars Comments (Count)
NJ man pleads guilty to bribing postal workers to steal credit cards Comments (Count)
South Fargo business employees fed up with Prairiewood Post Office Comments (Count)

4/09/19

How a Postage Stamp Saved a Postal Worker From Committing Suicide Comments (Count)
‘Valiant’ Postal Carrier Burns Hand Saving Mail From Truck Fire Comments (Count)
Postal worker’s good deed goes viral Comments (Count)
Neighbor’s dogs keeping Des Moines block from receiving mail for weeks Comments (Count)
Overgrown weeds surround Post Office in Clovis Comments (Count)
Warrendale Postal Facility Returning to Normal After Mercury Spill Comments (Count)
USPS OIG: Management Operating Data System Errors and Adjustments Comments (Count)

4/08/19

Postal Worker Honored for Rescuing Victims From Fiery Wreck Comments (Count)
Postmaster General Visits Hellertown, Shares Vision for USPS Future Comments (Count)
Truck delivering mail to Clarksville is deemed a total loss after fire Comments (Count)
New York: Engine Fire Destroys Mail Truck Comments (Count)
USPS Forcing All Walnut Hill P.O. Box Holders to Change Addresses Comments (Count)
Postal Hub Podcast Episode 150: Transport Costs in the Postal Network Comments (Count)
Congress is Sabotaging Your Post Office Comments (Count)
USPS is too top-heavy, says longtime employee Comments (Count)

4/07/19

Man sentenced to 29 years for Indiana post office pipe bomb Comments (Count)
Memphis: Postal worker arrested after police say he lied about being robbed Comments (Count)

4/06/19

Congressman hosts town meeting concerning concentration of mail delivery complaints Comments (Count)
2.7 million people still get Netflix DVDs in the mail Comments (Count)
Turlock mail carriers join Million Mile Club Comments (Count)
In bid to drive up postal rates, UPS takes the PRC to the Supreme Court Comments (Count)
Letter carrier hangs up bag after 35 years Comments (Count)
Third Memphis postal worker in a week robbed on route Comments (Count)

4/05/19

Postal Carrier Rescues Abandoned Mountain Lion Cub Comments (Count)
Memphis: Postal Carrier Robbed at Gunpoint Comments (Count)
Operations to Resume at Warrendale Postal Facility Following Mercury Spill Comments (Count)
USPS driver parks in handicap space Comments (Count)

4/04/19

Scapegoating unions for the Postal Service’s phony crisis Comments (Count)
Trump fights to fix shipping rates that favor China Comments (Count)
Cleanup continues at postal facility following mercury spill Comments (Count)
USPS worker with criminal history still on the job, despite taking plea deal in mail theft case Comments (Count)

4/03/19

Lawyer’s mistake no reason to revive postal worker’s bias suit Comments (Count)
Car Crashes Into East Sacramento Post Office Comments (Count)
Recognizing mail carriers in your neighborhood Comments (Count)

4/02/19

Spring 2019 Communities and Postal Workers United Newsletter – Carriers Refuse Unsafe Work Orders (PDF) Comments (Count)
Consumer Postal Council International Postal Update Comments (Count)
Returned mail nets call for return of Minot processing Comments (Count)
Multi-vehicle crash in Rockville flips USPS truck Comments (Count)
City of Coronado poised to purchase Zip Code 92119 for $4.1M Comments (Count)
Postal worker driving down dirt road finds man shot multiple times Comments (Count)
Warrendale postal facility remains closed after mercury spill  |  Residents upset about delayed mail delivery Comments (Count)
Forever 21 Priority Mail Tube Top Not Part of the Official USPS Uniform Comments (Count)

4/01/19

How Can USPS Improve Delivery of Packages on the First Attempt? Comments (Count)
Why are drive-up mailboxes disappearing all over the Hudson Valley? Comments (Count)
NYC: The city’s mail shafts are chock-full of good stories Comments (Count)
UK: Thousands of post offices could become bank branches under Labour proposal Comments (Count)