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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.   ...
Amazon is delivering packages out of 'carnival' tents in a mad race to catch up to UPS and FedEx

Amazon is delivering packages out of ‘carnival’ tents in a mad race to catch up to UPS and FedEx

Amazon is operating out of giant tents in cities across the US as it races to expand its delivery network to supplement and compete with UPS, FedEx, and USPS ...
PRC Directs Postal Service to Address a Number of Outstanding Compliance Issues

PRC Directs Postal Service to Address a Number of Outstanding Compliance Issues

Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission (Commission) issued its Annual Compliance Determination (ACD) assessing the pricing and service performance standards of the U.S. Postal Service (Postal Service) in fiscal year 2018 ...
China Using hacked OPM Records for Spying

China Using hacked OPM Records for Spying

China is mining intelligence from an estimated 23 million records of American federal workers, including intelligence and security personnel, stolen in cyberattacks against the Office of Personnel Management, according to a member of Congress ...
Former worker charged with stealing $12,000 from Post Office

Former worker charged with stealing $12,000 from Post Office

A former Snyder County postal worker has been charged with stealing $12,000 while on the job ...
Postal carriers take issue with Amazon using private couriers

Postal carriers take issue with Amazon using private couriers

BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) If you've noticed any changes in the way an Amazon package was delivered this week, you may not be imagining it ...
APWU Launches New Ad - "We Deliver Almost Anything"

APWU Launches New Ad – “We Deliver Almost Anything”

04/12/2019 - The APWU continues our offensive against the White House proposals to sell the Postal Service to private corporation ...
Family of postal worker killed in shooting pushes for cameras on expressways

Family of postal worker killed in shooting pushes for cameras on expressways

The Bill, HB 0331, sponsored by Rep. Thaddeus Jones (D) – 29th, would create the Illinois Expressway Safety Act, also known as the Tamara Clayton Act, according to Jones ...
Postal Service tweaking mail notification program that identity thieves hacked

Postal Service tweaking mail notification program that identity thieves hacked

Without revealing the new security measures, Ramirez said one quick fix involves consumers signing up for the free Informed Delivery program themselves at USPS.com and linking it to their own email addresses to block anyone else from doing so, he said ...
A permanent postal PIN would make moving less awful

A permanent postal PIN would make moving less awful

When people don’t get important mail, their children lose public benefits. Predatory creditors win default judgments. Undocumented immigrants who miss court notices are deported. These all stem from a simple root cause: changing your address is a massive pain ...
Trump moving to dismantle OPM

Trump moving to dismantle OPM

President Trump is moving to dismantle the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), The Washington Post reported Wednesday ...
USPS offers Long-term care webinars

USPS offers Long-term care webinars

Postal Service employees can learn about the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) through a series of free webinars ...
Post Office Murals stamp pane dedicated

Post Office Murals stamp pane dedicated

Post Office Murals, a pane of 10 stamps that showcase five classic murals, was dedicated April 10 at the Piggott, AR, Post Office, home to one of the featured works of art ...
Suspect in mail carrier's murder pleads guilty

Suspect in mail carrier’s murder pleads guilty

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - One of three people accused of killing a woman and burning her body on the mesa pleaded guilty Thursday.  ...
Tammy Baldwin reintroduces legislation to clamp down on drugs sent through mail from foreign countries

Tammy Baldwin reintroduces legislation to clamp down on drugs sent through mail from foreign countries

Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin and Republican U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana said Thursday they're reintroducing a bill to target illegal drugs sent through the mail from foreign countries to the United States ...
U.S. Postal Service Releases Dog Attack National Rankings

U.S. Postal Service Releases Dog Attack National Rankings

BROOKLYN, NY — The number of postal employees attacked by dogs nationwide fell to 5,714 in 2018 — more than 500 fewer than in 2017 and more than 1,000 fewer since 2016. ...
Feds: Dayton postal workers opened packages, kept meth, weed to sell

Feds: Dayton postal workers opened packages, kept meth, weed to sell

Two Dayton postal workers ripped open Priority Mail packages they suspected contained drugs and kept the marijuana and methamphetamine they found, according to federal court documents ...
OPM Seeks Mix of Incentives, Cost Controls in FEHB

OPM Seeks Mix of Incentives, Cost Controls in FEHB

Following is the annual “call letter” from OPM to insurance companies that outlines the terms of the FEHB program for the upcoming calendar year ...
News 4 Investigates: Amazon delivery drivers in unmarked cars

News 4 Investigates: Amazon delivery drivers in unmarked cars

IMPERIAL, Mo. (KMOV.com) - A local man says he was alarmed by who showed up in his driveway claiming to be delivering packages for Amazon ...
USPS offers new way to update info

USPS offers new way to update info

The Postal Service is making it easier for you to provide the organization with your current contact information ...
Universal Postal Union Reviews Three Options for Remuneration

Universal Postal Union Reviews Three Options for Remuneration

The Universal Postal Union (UPU) held a special conference this week to discuss postal remuneration – the prices paid to a postal operator (such as the US Postal Service) for the international delivery of postal items, including ecommerce items ...
South Fargo business employees say, they're fed up with mail delivery issues from Post Office

South Fargo business employees say, they’re fed up with mail delivery issues from Post Office

FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live)- More trouble brewing at the Prairiewood Post Office. But this time, the complaints are coming from a south Fargo business and their customers. They say they're suffering because of the issues they've been experiencing with the USPS. On top of that, they claim they've done everything on their end and now want the postal service to step up ...
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