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As FEHBP carriers put final touches on 2023 plans, you can start researching today - Comments (Count)
Houston-area resident says 3 packages were 'delivered' but never received - Comments (Count)
Thousands of Postal Carriers Assaulted or Robbed Since 2020: USPIS Data - Comments (Count)
USPS postal police say they are sidelined during time of heightened crime - Comments (Count)
USPS OIG: Mail Delivery, Customer Service and Property Conditions Reviews at Select San Diego Units - Comments (Count)
USPS OIG: Efficiency of Operations at the Indianapolis P&DC audit finds 127 trays of delayed mail and 28,000 delayed or cancelled outbound trips - Comments (Count)
PRC Issues Financial Analysis Report on Postal Service Financial Position - Comments (Count)
10-Little-Known Facts About the U.S. Postal Service - Comments (Count)
Mail delivery halted for some after Greenfield carrier mauled by dogs - Comments (Count)
NC man says he saw postal worker throw away stacks of mail for months - Comments (Count)
Stolen postal service key unlocks all mailboxes in the Dayton area - Comments (Count)
Charlotte man says postal worker tossed bills in the trash - Comments (Count)
Grampion Post Office closed for repairs after Saturday truck crash - Comments (Count)
Postal worker tried to bribe Massachusetts supervisor with cash to help distribute cocaine in the mail - Comments (Count)
USPS 'engagement ambassador' sentenced to one year, three months for travel fraud - Comments (Count)
Postal Service should 'act swiftly' to scale up identity services, IG says - Comments (Count)
Caught on camera: Redding USPS mail truck runs over family dog - Comments (Count)
Mail dumped in trash can by postal carrier - Comments (Count)
Postmaster General DeJoy Delivers National Postal Forum Keynote Address - Comments (Count)
Too many potholes cause USPS to stop deliveries on northern Maine road - Comments (Count)
Baltimore: Neighbors believe their mail is being stolen from USPS mailboxes - Comments (Count)
USPS trucking contractor Matheson files for bankruptcy - Comments (Count)
Now you can order a third round of free COVID test kits from USPS - Comments (Count)
Truck Crashes Into Clearfield Co. Post Office - Comments (Count)
USPS Introduces Parcel Volume Pricing - Comments (Count)
Pascrell Calls on New Postal Board Members to Finally Fire DeJoy - Comments (Count)
Survey Indicates USPS May Be Prioritizing Amazon Packages | USPS Accused of Illegally Prioritizing Priority Packages - Comments (Count)
Newark postal workers participate in annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive | Mississippi | Spokane | Sioux City - Comments (Count)
Mail truck? Why not mail bike? - Comments (Count)
These Essential Workers Kept Los Angeles Running During the Pandemic - Comments (Count)
Postal Board's Governors Now Mostly Biden's Picks Following Confirmations - Comments (Count)
A Vehicle Fleet Built in South Bend Once Delivered All Your Mail - Comments (Count)
Postal Service's Stamp Out Hunger food drive returns; place bags of food on your porch Saturday - Comments (Count)
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DeJoy outlines USPS plans to close, consolidate facilities across its delivery network
5.18.2022 - Federal News Network reports: "DeJoy said USPS will consolidate network operations into Sort and Delivery Centers, with enough space, docks and mail processing equipment to operate more efficiently than what its current infrastructure can provide. "We will place large carrier operations inside our mail processing plants, dramatically reducing transportation, reducing mail handlings, increasing reliability, and decreasing time to delivery," DeJoy said." - GovExec: USPS Plans to Close More Facilities and Repurpose Those That Remain - Comments (Count)
USPS Reports Second Quarter FY 2022 Results
5.05.2022 - USPS reports: "The U.S. Postal Service today announced its financial results for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2022, reporting an adjusted loss of approximately $1.7 billion for the quarter, essentially flat compared to the same quarter last year. Adjusted loss excludes non-cash workers' compensation adjustments for the impacts of actuarial revaluation and discount rate changes, which are outside of management's control. On a U.S. generally accepted accounting principles ("GAAP") basis, the Postal Service had a net loss of $639 million for the quarter, compared to a net loss of $82 million for the same quarter last year." - NALC Statement - Comments (Count)
USPS Looks to Hire 2,800 Front-Line Supervisors to Improve Staffing Across Network
4.28.2022 - Federal News Network reports: "The Postal Service is seeking to hire 2,800 front-line supervisors over the coming months, in an effort to improve staffing across its network. USPS is planning to hire supervisors to work in customer services, distribution operations, maintenance operations and transportation operations, and will host virtual career fairs through the summer." - Comments (Count)
Despite a Warning From Its Regulator, USPS Will Slow Down Some Package Delivery Starting in May
4.19.2022 - reports: "Currently, USPS aims to deliver all First-Class packages in two or three days. Beginning May 1, that will shift to just 68%, with 17% taking four days and 15% taking five days. The change is part of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy's 10-year strategy to steady postal finances and follows USPS slowing down its delivery standards for about 40% of First-Class mail last year." - USPS to slow down nearly a third of first-class package deliveries - Comments (Count)
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