We Got This! Postal Workers have a handle on sorting packages

12.23.2014 This time of year, the U.S. Postal Service sorting facility in Scarborough, Maine is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The facility has nearly 500 employees, and in the last few days before Christmas, 120,000 to 130,000 items will pass through each night. A domed mirror reflects packages moving along a […]

Postal Carrier Brings Mail, Holiday Cheer to Old Forge

Postal Carrier Brings Mail, Holiday Cheer to Old Forge dressed  as a nutcracker OLD FORGE — This is one of the busiest times of the year for the postal service and one carrier is getting into the holiday spirit. Frank Piccotti has carried on a holiday tradition for about 30 years of his career as […]

Video: Mail carriers embrace the holiday rush with Sunday deliveries

12.21.14 KETTERING, Ohio (WDTN) — It’s crunch time for the U.S. Post Office with only three days left to make sure your packages make it to their destinations on time. “Very busy, but we wouldn’t have it any other way,” said Justin Smith, a mail carrier with the Kettering Post Office. Postal carriers like Justin […]

USPS network operations in full force for the holidays

Peak Performance 12.19.14 Postal facilities across the nation are working hard to keep the mail moving during the peak holiday season. Atlanta District is having its biggest season ever. One example: Package volume at the Peachtree P&DC has surged 23 percent this month compared to last year, with 735,000 packages processed Dec. 15 alone. In […]