Video: Amazon Prime packages found lined up underneath cluster mailboxes angers residents

August 31, 2015 CARNEGIE, PA (KDKA) — A delivery snafu with the U.S. Postal Service this weekend had one neighborhood confused as to what happened with their packages and when they saw where the boxes were, some got pretty irritated. The townhouses have their mailboxes grouped in two locations, so when people saw at least […]

USPS, APWU resolve issues on disbursement of $56 Million Global Settlement Remedy

APWU: Clerk Officers Outline Criteria for Disbursement of $56 Million Payout for ‘Global Settlement’ of Violations of Article 1.6.B 08/31/2015 – In a conference call with local and state presidents, the APWU’s Clerk Division officers outlined the criteria for distributing the $56 million lump-sum penalty portion of the settlement that resolves a decades-long dispute over […]

Why Mailbox Access is reserved for USPS and not other delivery companies

Response to OIG Blog Article from UPS on Mailbox Access In his recent Office of Inspector General blog article, “Rethinking Mailbox Access,” UPS executive Keith Kellison proposes giving other delivery companies access to your mailbox. If delivery companies want to discuss stuffing your mailbox with their packages, then that discussion needs to start with why […]

Video: Mystery shopper scams using USPS money orders on the rise

“The USPIS, UPS and FedEx seized $96 million in counterfeit money orders or fake checks coming into the U.SVideo: Mystery shopper scams using USPS money orders on the rise.,” Plants said. If you are looking for a job online, be careful. McKay learned her lesson. “Be cautious. Don’t trust everything you see,” McKay advised. Always […]

Postal News Recap – USPS vehicles, finances, Sanders on mail delivery and more

 USPS awards contract for Extended Capacity Delivery Vehicles valued at $351 million August 28, 2015 The United States Postal Service has awarded contract for Extended Capacity Delivery Vehicles. This award is separate from the pending  USPS Next Generation Delivery Vehicle (NGDV) and the award for USPS Intermediate Walk-In Body Delivery Truck.  Senator Sanders urges Postmaster […]

USPS awards contract for Extended Capacity Delivery Vehicles valued at $351 million

Replacing USPS fleet could reach $10 billion over the next few years. August 28, 2015 – The United States Postal Service has awarded contract for Extended Capacity Delivery Vehicles. This award is separate from the pending  USPS Next Generation Delivery Vehicle (NGDV) and the award for USPS Intermediate Walk-In Body Delivery Truck. This contract covers […]

Pharmacists say USPS mail center closure causing delayed delivery of medication

August 28,2015 – The mail processing center on Flandro Drive in Pocatello, ID is still used as a post office, transportation hub and bulk mail entry unit. POCATELLO, ID — Local pharmacists said the closure of the U.S. Postal Service processing and distribution center on Flandro Drive has caused delayed delivery of medication for people […]