Postal News Archives November 2018

11/13/18

Amazon Picks Queens and Northern Virginia for new HQs Comments (Count)
PRC Approves Rate Changes for Market Dominant and Competitive Products  |  USPS Wins Approval for Largest-Ever Stamp Increase Comments (Count)
Japan Postal initiates drone delivery trials Comments (Count)
Chicago: Congressman gets involved in slow mail delivery problems Comments (Count)
California wildfire victims encouraged to notify USPS  |  USPS Has Closed 8 Post Offices  |  Entire Town of Paradise Destroyed Comments (Count)
VIDEO: How not to make a delivery Comments (Count)

11/12/18

Postal worker at Oakland airport stole $10,000 from charities, feds say Comments (Count)
Terrell, TX: Accident shears postal vehicle in two; driver in critical condition Comments (Count)
Dems to Investigate White House on Amazon, USPS Interference Comments (Count)
Postal Hub Podcast Episode 134: The STOP Act … Stopping Cross-Border Parcels? Comments (Count)
Florida county collects uncounted ballots left in a mail facility Comments (Count)

11/11/18

Amazon Delivery Undercutting UPS Shipping Rates by 50% Comments (Count)
Banking? At the post office? Comments (Count)
USPS Holiday TV Ads Debut Comments (Count)
Postal clerks allege entire shipments of ballots left at Opa-Locka, delayed due to MAGA bomber incident  |  Miami-Dade just got 266 ballots from Opa-Locka Comments (Count)
VIDEO: No team for ‘team lift’ Comments (Count)

11/10/18

Post office employees presented with awards Comments (Count)
Aurora couple accused of robbing post office, attempting to zip-tie workers Comments (Count)
Detroit 48202: What a mail carrier sees and learns in the heart of the city  |  Detroit 48202 Trailer Comments (Count)
Dozens of mail-in ballots sitting in Miami distribution center  |  Photos show scores of uncounted ballots in Opa-locka mail center Comments (Count)

11/09/18

USPS OIG: Momentous Veterans Day Salute Comments (Count)
USPS OIG: A Broader Perspective for the Postal Service Ethics Program Comments (Count)
Police investigate whether post office employees were zip-tied during robbery Comments (Count)

11/08/18

Indianapolis to Install New Postmaster Comments (Count)
Poor mail delivery? The Postal Service wants to hear from you Comments (Count)
US Secret Service Warns ID Thieves Are Abusing USPS’s Mail Scanning Service Comments (Count)
Amazon is preparing for the worst with USPS Comments (Count)
150 trailers of mail pile up as Canada Post strike continues Comments (Count)
Federal Judge Rejects Injured Postal Worker’s Rehabilitation Act Claims Comments (Count)
Are Consumer Catalogs Making a Comeback? Comments (Count)
Postal Service fined $129,000 after Las Vegas worker heat exposure case Comments (Count)

11/07/18

Mail Truck Collides With Pickup Truck in Head-On Crash Comments (Count)
Temporary Emergency Committee of the Postal Service Board of Governors to Meet November 14 Comments (Count)
Virtual reality bites for postal workers Comments (Count)
Five-Two part of new initiative to combat mail fishing Comments (Count)
USPS OIG: USPS Customer Service for Non-English Speaking Customers Comments (Count)

11/06/18

VIDEO: Stuart mail carrier dumps multiple packages onto porch Comments (Count)
All those political mailers are helping the Postal Service’s bottom line Comments (Count)
FedEx CEO says Amazon’s delivery system will take business from USPS, not FedEx Comments (Count)
NALC: General Election Poll Times by State Comments (Count)
USPS OIG: Informed Visibility is Critical Comments (Count)
Parking Problems Plague Brooklyn Post Office Comments (Count)
Congress members urge USPS to use air-conditioned mail trucks Comments (Count)

11/05/18

Rumor: USPS Testing Walmart Package Delivery Deal (no link) – Comments (Count)
5 things to know about cluster boxes Comments (Count)
Police detonate suspicious package at Miami Beach post office Comments (Count)
FedEx is hiking rates again Comments (Count)
Amazon spent $21.7 billion on shipping costs in 2017 Comments (Count)

11/04/18

Postal Retirement Q&A November/December 2018 by Roseanne Jefferson Comments (Count)
Fire damages downtown Kansas City post office Comments (Count)
Jefferson Street mail carrier goes above, beyond duties Comments (Count)
Communities and Postal Workers United Fall 2018 Newsletter (PDF) Comments (Count)
Amazon’s New Mercedes Delivery Vans Starting to Show Up on Streets Comments (Count)

11/03/18

Car crashes into the Kimberly post office Comments (Count)
The robot army delivering after dark Comments (Count)
Young people don’t vote because stamps are hard? Comments (Count)
Mail thieves strike neighborhood in Summerlin Comments (Count)

11/02/18

USPS wants ‘cluster’ apartment-style mailboxes for new single-family homes Comments (Count)
Claims Cut From Northrop-USPS Row Over $874M Deal Comments (Count)
Caught on Camera: USPS Truck Goes Rogue in SW Miami-Dade Comments (Count)
Postal Service aware Informed Delivery used fraudulently Comments (Count)

11/01/18

Confessions of a U.S. Postal Worker: “We deliver Amazon packages until we drop dead” Comments (Count)
Special delivery: Mail carrier Wayne Grubb wraps up 37-year career with the Postal Service Comments (Count)
New postmaster for Julian – rural office suits her best Comments (Count)
Fisherville post office to reopen after spider infestation Comments (Count)
Halloween: Land of Oz at Waterloo Post Office Comments (Count)
Canada: No more overtime say postal workers Comments (Count)
Garrison named ‘Employee of the Month’ Comments (Count)
Audubon residents concerned about safety if mailboxes are moved to other side of the highway Comments (Count)
APWU Health Plan: Together. Better Health Comments (Count)