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Texas RCA dies on the route in an accident

Texas RCA dies on the route in an accident

According to a Department of Public Safety report issued late Monday afternoon, Morrison was driving a 2022 Chevrolet SUV northbound on U.S. Highway 283 and crossed the center stripe about 1 p.m. Saturday. The driver attempted to correct the SUV’s path but lost control going to the right ...
USPS intends to deliver parcels for UPS on SUNDAYS!

USPS intends to deliver parcels for UPS on SUNDAYS!

The arrangement is part of the Postal Service’s broader efforts to expand its shipping and packages business, a key component of the organization’s revenue growth strategy ...
Postal worker killed in Love Co. crash

Postal worker killed in Love Co. crash

A Love County collision proved fatal for one individual who was pinned for around 30 minutes Tuesday ...
UPS to offer seven day delivery network with the help of USPS and SurePost

UPS to offer seven day delivery network with the help of USPS and SurePost

“We will leverage the combination of the UPS Network, UPS Access Point locations and SurePost in collaboration with the United States Postal Service to efficiently provide these exciting new capabilities,” said Kevin Warren, UPS Chief Marketing Officer. “Building on an expanded relationship with the Postal Service to help deliver seven day service to our customers makes good business sense.” ...
USPS encourages employees to sign up for Informed delivery

USPS encourages employees to sign up for Informed delivery

USPS is reminding employees they can sign up for Informed Delivery, a free feature that allows users to preview their incoming mail and manage their packages from computers, smartphones and other devices ...
Three postal executives appointed in CIO’s group

Three postal executives appointed in CIO’s group

Three executives in Chief Information Officer Kristin Seaver’s organization received new appointments last week. From left are Jeff Johnson, enterprise analytics vice president; Pritha Mehra, information technology vice president; and Marc McCrery, mail entry and payment technology vice president ...
Tractor-trailer carrying mail loses control on highway in Maryland

Tractor-trailer carrying mail loses control on highway in Maryland

The tractor-trailer that lost control on the Beltway’s Inner Loop near Connecticut Avenue at 2:30 a.m. was carrying mail. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue public information officer Pete Piringer tweeted that the truck held copies of New York Magazine, among other items ...
NJ Man Charged With Assault On Postal Worker

NJ Man Charged With Assault On Postal Worker

NEWARK, N.J. – A North Bergen man was arrested today on charges that he attacked a postal worker, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced ...
A Much Heralded Fix to Prevent Opioid Trafficking Through the Mail Is Already At Risk

A Much Heralded Fix to Prevent Opioid Trafficking Through the Mail Is Already At Risk

The U.S. Postal Service is failing to fully take advantage of the advanced data it receives about incoming international mail, according to a new report, putting in jeopardy a new reform heralded by Congress and the White House as a major step in addressing the opioid crisis.  ...
Grand Alliance Holds Congressional Briefing to Defend Public Postal Service

Grand Alliance Holds Congressional Briefing to Defend Public Postal Service

On July 15, A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service held a Congressional briefing at the United States Capitol ...
PRC Approves Lower Postal Rates Ahead of UPU Meeting

PRC Approves Lower Postal Rates Ahead of UPU Meeting

The Postal Regulatory Commission has approved a range of postal rates for smaller packages originating from overseas to the United States, part of an effort to level the playing field for U.S. merchants and manufacturers disadvantaged by international postage rules ...
USPS aims to expand shipping, packages business

USPS aims to expand shipping, packages business

The Postal Service is continuing to expand its shipping and packages business, a critical component of the organization’s efforts to grow revenue ...
USPS OIG: No Holds Barred – Or Missed

USPS OIG: No Holds Barred – Or Missed

You may not have heard the term advance electronic data (AED), but that’s likely to change with the Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention (STOP) Act in place ...
California thief slices open mail, then reseals envelopes

California thief slices open mail, then reseals envelopes

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (KGTV) -- A rash of mail tampering incidents has led to missing money and an unusual M.O. in San Diego, California ...
USPS worker delivers amazing rendition of 'At Last' to celebrate retirement

USPS worker delivers amazing rendition of ‘At Last’ to celebrate retirement

Stephanie Hayes-Bostic has never taken a singing lesson in her life, but that didn't stop her from stunning the crowd when she performed a song to celebrate her last day at work at the postal service ...
Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive a resounding success

Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive a resounding success

The Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive, which took place on Saturday, May 11, collected 75.7 million pounds of food—third-highest total in the drive’s 27 years ...
Mail Truck Fire - Lakewood Ranch, FL

Mail Truck Fire – Lakewood Ranch, FL

Another one bites the dust... A couple days ago, Lakewood Ranch, FL. EDIT: Rural Carrier is ok ...
New Postal Rates Help Level Global Commerce

New Postal Rates Help Level Global Commerce

New rates for the delivery of small packages from foreign postal operators will help U.S. manufacturers and retailers whose competitors now get unfair subsidies, a top White House trade adviser said ...
Disturbing Delivery: Dead baby chickens delivered to feed store owner

Disturbing Delivery: Dead baby chickens delivered to feed store owner

A Port Arthur feed store owner said she is upset with a USPS mail carrier after her chicks were left in the back of an unair-conditioned mail car for 4-5 hours ...
Mail thief hits 28 houses, caught by home owner who followed her

Mail thief hits 28 houses, caught by home owner who followed her

COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, Utah -- Police arrested 50-year-old Tawnya Foster after she stole mail from 28 houses in Cottonwood Heights, affecting 48 separate people and their mail ...
NPMHU: 2019 Contract Update #3

NPMHU: 2019 Contract Update #3

You are reading the third Contract Update produced and distributed by the NPMHU during the course of 2019 negotiations ...
U.S. Department of Labor Reminds Employers of the Dangers of Heat Illness

U.S. Department of Labor Reminds Employers of the Dangers of Heat Illness

OSHA’s message is simple: Water. Rest. Shade. Employers should encourage workers to drink water every 15 minutes, and take frequent rest breaks in shaded areas ...
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