2015 USPS Plant Consolidation Schedule Updated January 30, 2015

January 30, 2015 – 2015 USPS Plant Consolidation Schedule – USPS Network Rationalization Consolidation Phase II-2015. List of postal facilities that have completed mail moves and consolidations. USPS Network Rationalization (excel) USPS Network Rationalization (excel) January 23, 2015

Two Tulsa letter carriers receive Postmaster General’s Hero Award

Two Tulsa letter carriers receive Postmaster General’s Hero Award January 31, 2015 – Dizzy from her medication, Barbara O’Banion took a horrible tumble last summer, falling face-first onto a concrete step. The impact broke the Tulsan’s nose and cracked her cheekbones. “I was just sitting there bleeding to death,” she said. “I lost about 3 […]

Video: Man collapses after minor crash involving USPS truck in Florida

Crash involving U.S. Postal Service truck in Charlotte County, Florida January 30, 2015 – CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FL -A small ding to the right, rear bumper of 77-year-old David Anderson’s minivan catapulted into a much bigger issue. Anderson was backing out of his driveway when he tapped a U.S. Postal Service truck delivering mail behind him. […]

Senator Schumer urges incoming PMG to honor promise to keep Buffalo, NY plant open

01.29.15 – SCHUMER URGES INCOMING POSTMASTER GENERAL BRENNAN TO HONOR LONG-STANDING COMMITMENT TO KEEP U.S.P.S. BUFFALO PROCESSING & DISTRIBUTION CENTER OPEN THROUGH 2015 – SCHUMER VOWS TO CONTINUE FIGHTING TO KEEP WILLIAM ST. CENTER ALIVE Schumer Has Successfully Lobbied Postmaster General to Keep Buffalo Processing Facility Open, Which Could Have Closed As Early As May […]

Senator Tester to incoming PMG Brennan: delivery standards have become a disaster for USPS

Tester meets incoming Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan to discuss strengthening USPS Also concerned about USPS failing to comply with GAO request for data on mail volume 1/29/15 (U.S. SENATE)-Senator Jon Tester today met incoming Postmaster General Megan Brennan for the first time to discuss strengthening the Postal Service and the need to improve delivery […]

CSI: Postal Inspection Service’s Forensic division celebrates 75 years

1/29/15 – The Postal Inspection Service arm that uses “CSI”-style science to crack cases celebrated its 75th anniversary this week. The Forensic Laboratory Services Division is comprised of a national laboratory in Dulles, VA, and 18 digital evidence labs around the nation. These facilities use state-of-the-art equipment, including an automated fingerprint identification system and a […]

Digging out: USPS operations have resumed in most Northeast locations

Communities across the Northeast are digging out after this week’s nor’easter brought heavy snow, high winds and coastal flooding to the region. The USPS Service Alerts site reports all Northeast Area processing operations and Business Mail Entry Units were operational Jan. 28. Delivery and collection have resumed where it is safe for carriers. Information on […]

USPS: Elizabeth Johnson named acting vice president, Corporate Communications

USPS: Elizabeth Johnson named acting vice president, Corporate Communications 1/29/15 – Elizabeth Johnson has been named acting vice president, Corporate Communications. She will lead efforts to help the Postal Service communicate about important activities internally and externally. Johnson succeeds Mitzi Betman, who retired as vice president, Corporate Communications, and chief of staff Jan. 16. “Corporate […]

Shrinking First-Class Mail a Big Joke to Postal Service

01/29/2015 – Apparently, the reduction in first-class mail volume is hilarious to USPS management. Last week, The Onion, a satirical news site, published an article about a new line of commemorative stamps honoring “Americans who still use the US Postal Service,” mocking those who “still” send birthday cards or pay bills by mail. The Postal […]