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USPIS - Beware of Fake USPS Emails

USPIS – Beware of Fake USPS Emails

If you ever receive an email about a package delivery or unpaid online postage charges, be careful. Some postal customers are receiving bogus emails featuring the subject line, “Delivery Failure Notification.” ...
Meridianville, AL residents report no mail delivery in two months

Meridianville, AL residents report no mail delivery in two months

New residents in the Bermuda Lakes subdivision in Meridianville are at a loss especially after not getting a definitive answer as to why the postal service won’t deliver their mail.  ...
Post Office IG report finds shortcomings in election mail processing

Post Office IG report finds shortcomings in election mail processing

An Inspector General report released Monday found that the United States Postal Service, while largely prepared to handle an increase in election mail, still was unable to fully process significant portions of election materials from the 2022 primary cycle ...
A day in the life of a USPS Carrier

A day in the life of a USPS Carrier

USPS Rural Carrier Theasa Brenning says some mornings can start with two to three hours of sorting packages and letters in a process called "casing." Brenning tells me this helps keep the mail organized and easier to deliver.  ...
Mailbox mishap: Soddy-Daisy residents concerned over misplaced, delayed mail

Mailbox mishap: Soddy-Daisy residents concerned over misplaced, delayed mail

SODDY DAISY, Tenn. — Dozens of Soddy-Daisy residents have made complaints about mail delays and mismanagement ...
USPS OIG - Timecard Administration Follow-Up

USPS OIG – Timecard Administration Follow-Up

Our objective in this follow-up audit was to evaluate whether corrective actions the Postal Service took in response to recommendations in our December 2020 Timecard Administration report sufficiently addressed the issues identified ...
USPS suspends service in parts of Florida

USPS suspends service in parts of Florida

USPS began preparing for Ian last week. In addition to providing employees with emergency guidelines, the organization has advised customers of potential service disruptions ...
Despite Frosty Demand, USPS Can Sleigh Holiday Expectations

Despite Frosty Demand, USPS Can Sleigh Holiday Expectations

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas … at least at the post office. The U.S. Postal Service is busy getting its holiday shipping plans together, and the agency has its work cut out for it ...
Changes in Mail Mix: Implications for Carriers’ Physical Health

Changes in Mail Mix: Implications for Carriers’ Physical Health

We identified certain carrier sub-groups that experienced more injuries than others, including pre-career carriers who delivered a ton or more of packages, newer carriers with less than one year of tenure, and carriers who work in medium-density population ZIP Codes ...
Mail carrier injured in Wilbraham, MA car crash

Mail carrier injured in Wilbraham, MA car crash

Neither driver’s injuries were life-threatening, Wilbraham Police Chief Edward Lennon said. He did not identify the drivers by name but said the mail carrier was a woman, while the other driver was a man ...
There are now several ways to pass on USPS sales leads

There are now several ways to pass on USPS sales leads

Postal Service employees will have multiple options for submitting leads in the Employee Engagement Lead Generation Programs, starting Oct. 1. Employees will also be able to see their individual lead status reports ...
Two postal carriers robbed in two days; police warn of package theft risks

Two postal carriers robbed in two days; police warn of package theft risks

The Evanston Police Department continues the investigations into these incidents. There are no additional updates at this time. If you believe you have information about these investigations, please contact the Evanston Police Detective Bureau ...
Postal Service Changes May Leave Some Customers Stranded

Postal Service Changes May Leave Some Customers Stranded

The United States Postal Service is in the process of revising its procedures for sorting and delivering mail. The USPS has launched an initiative that over the next decade will see the creation of centralized Sorting and Delivery Centers (S&DCs) which will theoretically streamline its distribution process ...
Orders of USPS packaging supplies to be faster

Orders of USPS packaging supplies to be faster

Victory Packaging, the fulfillment company for the Postal Service’s expedited packaging supplies, will now process and ship orders within one business day from the date of receipt ...
Man suspected of stealing neighborhood mailbox in Roseville arrested

Man suspected of stealing neighborhood mailbox in Roseville arrested

Roseville police arrested 29-year-old Phoenix, Arizona resident Victor Acosta after reportedly pulling him over with an entire cluster of mailboxes in his backseat ...
Is the Postal Service a business or a public service?

Is the Postal Service a business or a public service?

It’s both. The Postal Service is a unique institution, with elements of both a business and a public service. As the Post Office Department, the Postal Service was originally created exclusively as a public service ...
USPS Hit With Ex-Contractor's $500M Trade Secrets Suit

USPS Hit With Ex-Contractor’s $500M Trade Secrets Suit

The suit said that a couple of years ago, the USPS got Express One to share its business information, only for the post office to start its own USPS Connect eCommerce platform and then drop the contract it had with Express One. The company said damages are believed to be more than $500 million ...
USPS Service Alert - Hurricane threat to Florida

USPS Service Alert – Hurricane threat to Florida

The Postal Service is monitoring conditions as Hurricane Ian is expected to move toward the west coast of Florida. There are impacts to our operations in some locations ahead of this major storm ...
Data sharing is the way to profitable last-mile deliver

Data sharing is the way to profitable last-mile deliver

One of the positives to have grown out of the e-commerce boom is the opportunity small and midsize businesses have to garner sales. The small retailer is no longer limited to just its geographic area, now able to reach an audience of millions ...
USPS OIG - Election Mail Readiness for the 2022 Mid-Term Elections

USPS OIG – Election Mail Readiness for the 2022 Mid-Term Elections

Our objective was to evaluate the Postal Service’s readiness for timely processing of Election Mail for the 2022 mid-term election to be held Tuesday, November 8, 2022 ...
Royal Mail today revealed images of four new stamps being issued in memory of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth

Royal Mail today revealed images of four new stamps being issued in memory of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth

All four stamp images were released in the Golden Jubilee stamp issue in 2002. As with all stamps released during Her Majesty’s reign, they were approved by her for issue in 2002 ...
New package receiving center opens at Yale Bookstore

New package receiving center opens at Yale Bookstore

This new receiving center seeks to address frustration that built up around the previous 200 Elm St. location, and is now the only student package receiving center at the University ...
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