Senators Urge PMG to Implement Formal Training Requirements for Postal Managers after reports of delayed mail

Heitkamp, McCaskill Call for Immediate Action Following Inaccurate Postal Service Reporting of an Estimated Two Billion Pieces of Delayed Mail 9/18/2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and Claire McCaskill (D-MO) called on U.S. Postal Service (USPS) Postmaster General Megan Brennan to take immediate action to remedy a significant lack of training requirements […]

Senator Tester to USPS: Terminate Faulty Postal Managers, Address Poor Service and Inaccurate Reporting

Tester Demands Accountability After New Reports of Intentional Mail Delays 9/19/2017 (U.S. Senate)-Following reports that 2 billion pieces of mail were delayed in delivery, U.S. Senator Jon Tester has tough words for the U.S. Postal Service. Postal employees have reported that supervisors have been intentionally delaying mail in order to meet arbitrary quotas and goals. […]

Video: Over 80 Texas Neighborhood Associations Working Together to Take On Mailbox Thieves

9/18/2017 SAN ANTONIO – Cluster mailboxes have proven to be a bonanza for thieves, filled with credit cards, blank checks, medications, personal data and more — all for the taking. As president of the Northeast Neighborhood Alliance, John Clamp said the problem is so pervasive, many leaders of more than 80 neighborhood associations have come […]

FedEx to increase Shipping Rates effective January 2018

MEMPHIS, Tenn., September 18, 2017 … FedEx Express, FedEx Ground and FedEx Freight, subsidiaries of FedEx Corp., will increase shipping rates effective January 1, 2018. FedEx Express will increase shipping rates by an average of 4.9% for U.S. domestic, U.S. export and U.S. import services. FedEx One Rate pricing will increase by an average of […]

Togolese National Charged with Identity and Mail Fraud in Massachusetts

9/18/2017 BOSTON – Roukayatou Damerogo, 32, a citizen of the Republic of Togo, residing in East Hartford, Conn., was arrested on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, and charged in federal court in Boston with one count of identity theft and one count of mail fraud. U.S Magistrate Judge David H. Hennessy scheduled a detention and probable […]

Kansas Mail Carrier Sentenced For Stealing Gift Cards from Mail

9/18/2017 WICHITA, KAN. – A former mail carrier in Sheridan County was sentenced Monday to six months in prison for stealing mail he was supposed to deliver, U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said. The defendant was ordered to pay $4,000 in restitution. James N. Stephenson, 25, formerly of Hoxie, Kan., and now living in Basehor, Kan., […]

NJ Postal Employee charged for $75,000 Workers’ Comp fraud after getting caught zip lining

New Jersey Postal Employee from Cape May County Charged with Stealing More than $75,000 in Federal Workers’ Compensation Benefits after Vacation Photos Allegedly Show Him Zip Lining and Rappelling 9/18/2017 TRENTON – Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor (OIFP) announced today that a U.S. Postal Service employee form […]

Daimler Trucks Rolls Out First Electric Trucks to Postal Giant UPS

Company to Initially Use Three FUSO eCanter EVs 9/14/2017 UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced it will place in service three medium-duty electric trucks from Daimler Trucks Fuso brand, called the eCanter. The company will be the first commercial customer in the U.S. to use this series-produced vehicle. UPS will deploy the trucks in the U.S. […]

Mail carrier, gun-toting carjacker battle over stolen postal van in Fresno California

9/15/2017 A gun-toting gang member carjacked a U.S. Postal Service van Friday morning, but the fleet-footed mail carrier managed to chase down the van and foil the theft in southeast Fresno. The mailman was delivering mail on Maple Avenue between Huntington Boulevard and Kings Canyon Road at about 11 a.m. when he felt someone jump […]