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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.” ...
Assessment of the U.S. Postal Service’s Service Performance and Costs

Assessment of the U.S. Postal Service’s Service Performance and Costs

Even though infrastructure costs have been increasing and volumes are declining, the Postal Service has not met the majority of its service performance targets over the past five years ...
USPS Spending More to Deliver Less, Audit Finds

USPS Spending More to Deliver Less, Audit Finds

The reduction in mail volume has not been accompanied by a comparable decline in expenses, an IG audit has said, saying that “the Postal Service’s strategic initiatives to reduce costs and optimize the processing network have not achieved planned cost savings.” ...
Honoring firefighters - Fly flags at half-staff on Oct. 6

Honoring firefighters – Fly flags at half-staff on Oct. 6

In honor of firefighters who have died in the line of duty, postal facilities that fly the flag at all times, and those that are open Sundays, should fly the flag at half-staff Sunday, Oct. 6, which is National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service Day ...
APWU Bargaining Unit employees can now join the APWU online.

APWU Bargaining Unit employees can now join the APWU online.

We are excited to announce that current APWU Bargaining Unit employees may now join the APWU online.   ...
Summer of ’69 - Video highlights Woodstock stamp dedication

Summer of ’69 – Video highlights Woodstock stamp dedication

The stamp honors the 50th anniversary of the legendary Woodstock Music and Art Fair held in August 1969 in Bethel, NY. The festival was promoted as “3 Days of Peace and Music ...
Electronic Signatures Coming to USPS Deliveries on October 7th, 2019

Electronic Signatures Coming to USPS Deliveries on October 7th, 2019

On October 7, the Postal Service is adding an electronic signature service “USPS Electronic Signature Online™” to Informed Delivery that removes the need for Informed Delivery customers to physically sign for deliveries requiring a signature ...
Redesigned Purple Heart Medal stamp coming

Redesigned Purple Heart Medal stamp coming

The Postal Service will release its Purple Heart Medal stamp Friday, Oct. 4 ...
Public ranks USPS top agency in new poll

Public ranks USPS top agency in new poll

More Americans have a favorable opinion of the Postal Service than any other government agency, a new survey has found ...
Mail carrier with long-chain disability claim convicted

Mail carrier with long-chain disability claim convicted

A U.S. Postal Service mail carrier who claimed more than a decade of total disability related to a back injury he suffered in 1989 had his conviction affirmed by a federal appeals court Tuesday after evidence from surveillance and social media posts proved he was able to perform tasks he had claimed he couldn’t ...
Does USPS's Expedited Packaging Supplies Program Effectively Increase Revenues and Manage Costs?

Does USPS’s Expedited Packaging Supplies Program Effectively Increase Revenues and Manage Costs?

The Postal Service provides packaging supplies for its domestic and international Priority Mail Express and Priority Mail products at no additional cost. Free packaging is a unique selling tool, differentiating the Postal Service from its competitors ...
Shirtless Woman Arrested After Allegedly Stealing and Flipping U.S. Mail Truck in Gresham

Shirtless Woman Arrested After Allegedly Stealing and Flipping U.S. Mail Truck in Gresham

A woman under the influence of drugs stole a United States Postal Service truck and crashed it into a bus, Graham police say ...
Pukwana Woman Charged with Theft of Mail

Pukwana Woman Charged with Theft of Mail

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Pukwana, South Dakota, woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Theft of Mail by Postal Service Employee ...
Loss of Parcel Select business could hit USPS hard

Loss of Parcel Select business could hit USPS hard

The‌ ‌U.S.‌ ‌Postal‌ ‌Service‌ ‌(USPS)‌ ‌could‌ ‌experience‌ ‌a‌ ‌32%‌ ‌decline‌ ‌in‌ ‌total‌ ‌parcel‌ ‌volume‌ ‌and‌ ‌a‌ ‌20%‌ ‌drop‌ ‌in‌ ‌shipping‌ ‌and‌ ‌package‌ ‌revenue‌ ‌should‌ ‌three‌ ‌large‌ ‌customers‌ ‌take‌ ‌most,‌ ‌if‌ ‌not‌ ‌all,‌ ‌of‌ ‌their‌ ‌last-mile‌ ‌parcel‌ ‌delivery‌ ‌business‌ ‌in-house‌ ‌rather‌ ‌than‌ ‌outsourcing‌ ‌it‌ ‌to‌ ‌USPS‌ ‌as‌ ‌they‌ ‌have‌ ‌done‌ ‌for‌ ‌years,‌ ‌according‌ ‌to‌ ‌estimates‌ ‌from‌ ‌a‌ ‌prominent‌ ‌consultancy.‌ ‌ ...
Lake Woman Sentenced for Delay or Destruction of U.S. Mail by a Postal Employee

Lake Woman Sentenced for Delay or Destruction of U.S. Mail by a Postal Employee

Virginia Perkins, 49, of Lake, Mississippi, was sentenced yesterday by Senior U.S. District Judge David Bramlette III to two years probation for delay or destruction of U.S. mail by a postal employee ...
New U.S. Postal Service truck contract worth $6.3 billion may be awarded in 2020

New U.S. Postal Service truck contract worth $6.3 billion may be awarded in 2020

The U. S. Postal Service has “modified” its timeline to pick a replacement for the iconic Grumman LLV delivery truck, an agency spokeswoman said ...
Mom desperate for answers 1 year after pregnant postal worker Kierra Coles vanishes

Mom desperate for answers 1 year after pregnant postal worker Kierra Coles vanishes

A year ago, Kierra Coles, a young, pregnant U.S. postal worker, disappeared from her Chicago neighborhood ...
Postal Vehicle Service Zero Base Reviews

Postal Vehicle Service Zero Base Reviews

Our objective was to determine whether the U.S. Postal Service’s Postal Vehicle Service (PVS) Zero Base program was properly implemented and meeting goals ...
$10K reward offered for information leading to arrest of men who stole from a USPS vehicle

$10K reward offered for information leading to arrest of men who stole from a USPS vehicle

PHOENIX — The U.S. Postal Inspection Service said it is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest of two men who stole from a USPS vehicle at a Circle K Monday evening.  ...
Wilmette, IL Mail Carrier Under Investigation For Elder Abuse

Wilmette, IL Mail Carrier Under Investigation For Elder Abuse

WILMETTE, IL — A Wilmette mail carrier is under investigation after the children of an 89-year-old resident reported witnessing possible elder abuse on security cameras, according to police and postal service inspectors ...
USPS recognized for military employment

USPS recognized for military employment

The Postal Service has been recognized again as one of the nation’s top employers of veterans ...
When Less Costs More Than It Should

When Less Costs More Than It Should

It seems a simple equation: processing costs should decrease as mail volumes decline. Except that’s not happening. And it’s hurting the U.S. Postal Service’s bottom line ...
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