PRC Resolves Issues on Remand in Exigent Rate Case– USPS to collect additional $1.2 billion in contribution

Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission issued Order No. 2623 to address issues presented in the exigent rate case that was recently remanded to the Commission by the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Alliance of Nonprofit Mailers v. Postal Regulatory Commission, 2015 WL 3513394 (D.C. Cir. June […]

Texas Postal Worker arrested for threatening to shoot co-worker

FORT WORTH, TX — A 20-year USPS Mail Processing Clerk has been arrested for threatening his co-workers. Arsenio Viray Manansala, 52, was arrested at a U.S. Post Office on Mark IV Parkway Monday just after 6:30 p.m. Police say in their report that Manansala called the post office and “threatened to shoot another employee and […]

USPS selects Helios to manage pharmacy benefits for injured workers

USPS Selects Helios as its workers’ compensation Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Helios, a national provider of workers’ compensation pharmacy benefit management services serving Government Agencies, Employers, Third-Party Administrators and Insurance Carriers, is pleased to announce the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has again selected the company as its […]

Senator McCaskill Requests Study of Rural Broadband and Postal Access

Senator looks to examine lack of access to broadband technology in rural areas, dependence on reliable postal service Monday, July 27, 2015 WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill has requested an examination of the interaction between the lack of adequate access to broadband technology in rural areas and the reliability of Postal Service delivery. Without […]

Video: Man says postal worker threw package out of delivery truck

LITHONIA, Ga. —A Lithonia man is not happy after seeing how his neighborhood postal worker treated his delivery. Home surveillance video shows the postal worker tossing his package out the window of the delivery truck. “It could’ve been a fragile item. It could’ve been glass items, anything. They don’t know. That box was just tossed […]

Video: Another Georgia USPS Mail Carrier Caught Throwing Package

July 24, 2015 – COLUMBIA COUNTY, GA- Grovetown resident, Brian Preston told us that he was irritated that this motion activated camera caught his mail carrier tossing a package on the door step as she appears to be on a cell phone. The package held NFL Bears memorabilia. Although they weren’t damaged, this family says […]

OIG Report on USPS Officer Compensation for Calendar Year 2014

July 22, 2015 Background The Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act of 2006 (Postal Act of 2006) amended 39 U.S.C and revised the cap on total compensation payable to U.S. Postal Service employees. As a result of this revision, the Postal Service could not pay an employee more than $201,700 for calendar year 2014; however, there […]

Video: Mold Closes Orwigsburg PA Post Office

Orwigsburg, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania July 24, 2015 Mold is causing the Orwigsburg  Post Office to temporarily close until further notice. “I think it’s a very big deal especially to a lot of businesses. I know they do a lot of volume here.” said Brad Mullen The post office along west market street in Orwigsburg will […]

OIG’s Short Look at USPS $100 million Retail Systems Software (RSS) Business Transactions

USPS OIG Audit: Retail Systems Software-Business Process Controls July 21, 2015 – Retail Systems Software (RSS) is a commercial off the shelf, single software solution capable of providing point of sale business functionalities. RSS supports all physical retail channels, including enforcing Postal Service policies and procedures and implementing business transactions controls. RSS is replacing three […]

Tractor-trailer fire damages, destroys mail headed to USPS plant in Iowa

Tractor-trailer fire destroys mail NEVADA, Iowa —Postal Service officials reported Thursday that a truckload of mail was destroyed in a truck fire along Interstate 35 near Ankeny on Tuesday. The majority of the First-Class Mail and Priority Mail items were either severely damaged or destroyed. The driver was not hurt. The driver of the truck […]