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Over 93 percent First-Class Mail, 95 percent Marketing Mail delivered on-time since April 1

Over 93 percent First-Class Mail, 95 percent Marketing Mail delivered on-time since April 1

The United States Postal Service reported new delivery performance metrics showing continued strong performance across all mail categories for the first six weeks of the fiscal third quarter.   ...
Caught on camera Redding USPS mail truck running over family dog

Caught on camera Redding USPS mail truck running over family dog

REDDING, Calif.- A beloved pet is fighting for its life. Its owner is upset at the U.S. postal service, who he says a mail delivery truck ran over his dog and took off ...
Mail dumped in trash can by postal carrier

Mail dumped in trash can by postal carrier

Oak Park resident Ernest Compere told police he was sitting in his vehicle near his house when he saw a postal carrier dumping about two boxes’ worth of undelivered mail into his neighbor Jim Kelly’s garbage can at 7:41 p.m., May 9 ...
Curiosity Ink Media and Dynamite Entertainment Team Up with the U.S. Postal Service to Deliver New MR. ZIP™ Book Series

Curiosity Ink Media and Dynamite Entertainment Team Up with the U.S. Postal Service to Deliver New MR. ZIP™ Book Series

In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the ZIP Code’s launch, the MR. ZIP series will hit bookshelves everywhere in Fall, 2023 and feature non-fiction, novelty, picture books and activity book formats for preschool, as well as middle grade readers ...
Former Postal Service CIO Joins GDIT

Former Postal Service CIO Joins GDIT

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) has named Kristin Seaver – who served as CIO at the United States Postal Service (USPS) from 2016 to 2020 – vice president of strategic client engagement ...
Postal Service Employee Sentenced for Fraudulent Claims

Postal Service Employee Sentenced for Fraudulent Claims

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A Lee’s Summit, Mo., woman was sentenced in federal court today for fraudulently claiming reimbursements for travel expenses for her work for the U.S. Postal Service ...
Postal Service should 'act swiftly' to scale up identity services, IG says

Postal Service should ‘act swiftly’ to scale up identity services, IG says

The May 11 paper details how USPS could use its infrastructure and data to work with other agencies as they grapple with how to verify the identities of Americans online and in-person in order to provide government services ...
FBI Jacksonville investigating letters containing unknown substance sent to State Attorney’s Office

FBI Jacksonville investigating letters containing unknown substance sent to State Attorney’s Office

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Federal Bureau of Investigation in Jacksonville is investigating letters sent to the State Attorney’s Office containing an unknown substance, they confirmed Tuesday ...
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy Delivers National Postal Forum Keynote Address

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy Delivers National Postal Forum Keynote Address

PHOENIX — In his keynote address opening this year’s National Postal Forum, Postmaster General and CEO Louis DeJoy shared his strategic vision for the future of the U.S. Postal Service ...
APWU Grievance Moratorium to be in Effect Due to National Convention

APWU Grievance Moratorium to be in Effect Due to National Convention

The APWU and the Postal Service have agreed to a moratorium on grievances, disciplinary actions and arbitration hearings at the national, regional, state and local levels from August 8 through August 22, 2022 ...
Former Union County Postal Employee Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Conspiring to Commit Bank Fraud

Former Union County Postal Employee Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Conspiring to Commit Bank Fraud

An Essex County, New Jersey, woman was sentenced today to 36 months in prison for stealing checkbooks and credit cards from the mail while employed as a U.S. Postal Service (USPS) clerk ...
USPS trucking contractor Matheson files for bankruptcy

USPS trucking contractor Matheson files for bankruptcy

A California-based trucking and logistics company, which contracts with the U.S. Postal Service to haul mail, recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy ...
OSHA’s Heat Illness National Emphasis Program and Its Impact on Employers

OSHA’s Heat Illness National Emphasis Program and Its Impact on Employers

As summer weather is upon us, Federal OSHA is in the midst of an effort to promulgate a heat illness regulation while simultaneously starting a national emphasis program around heat illness ...
USPS, museum seek pandemic artifacts

USPS, museum seek pandemic artifacts

The USPS Historian’s Office and the National Postal Museum in Washington, DC, are looking for artifacts to help tell the story of how the Postal Service continued to deliver during the coronavirus pandemic ...
Why the U.S. Postal Service Shouldn’t Have to Deliver an Electric Vehicle Boondoggle

Why the U.S. Postal Service Shouldn’t Have to Deliver an Electric Vehicle Boondoggle

In terms of USPS purchasing power, it is noteworthy that electric vehicles, on average, cost $13,000 more than typical combustion vehicles, prompting important questions about how many years or decades it may take USPS to see a return on investment.  ...
A sorter made to order

A sorter made to order

The new sorter allows for expedited mail receipt, offers the latest in federal international mail compliance and improves productivity and processing of all inbound international mail at the Los Angeles airport, said Prescott Bellaire, technology acquisition program manager ...
Postal Service agrees to provide more transparency during election season

Postal Service agrees to provide more transparency during election season

Pennsylvania led five other states and the District of Columbia in the lawsuit. The settlement is similar to how USPS resolved another lawsuit led by the NAACP and Public Citizen ...
USPS Accused of Illegally Prioritizing Amazon Packages

USPS Accused of Illegally Prioritizing Amazon Packages

News coming out from the Strategic Organizing Center (SOC) alleges that managers at specific USPS locations are instructing workers to prioritize Amazon packages over other mail, which would be illegal ...
Activists push Louis DeJoy to hand over secret documents

Activists push Louis DeJoy to hand over secret documents

A pair of green groups on Thursday appealed the U.S. Postal Service's rejection of a Freedom of Information Act request seeking to uncover details about the mail agency's contract to purchase more than 160,000 new delivery trucks, 90% of which are expected to be gas-powered ...
Election Mail, Political Mail reminder

Election Mail, Political Mail reminder

The Postal Service wants employees to remember the differences between Election Mail and Political Mail ...
94 Percent First-Class Mail, 95 Percent Marketing Mail Delivered On-Time in First Week of May

94 Percent First-Class Mail, 95 Percent Marketing Mail Delivered On-Time in First Week of May

WASHINGTON, DC — The United States Postal Service reported new delivery performance metrics showing strong performance across all mail categories for the first five weeks of the fiscal third quarter ...
Women’s Rowing Commemorated on Stamps

Women’s Rowing Commemorated on Stamps

PHILADELPHIA — In celebration of women and their advancement in the sport of competitive rowing, the U.S. Postal Service issued a pane of 20 Women’s Rowing Forever stamps today ...
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