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 […]

USPS: Post Offices in Florida Suncoast District have resumed normal or limited operations

USPS Continues to Restore Operations in the Central Florida Area Working to safely provide full services to hurricane-affected customers TAMPA, FL – The Postal Service is in active recovery mode, following Hurricane Irma. We are delivering mail and providing services in our Post Offices, wherever it is safe to do so. Customers can get information […]

Westlake Ohio Postal Worker Denies threatening to bring gun to work

WESTLAKE, OH — Police were called to the Westlake Post Office Tuesday morning. A disgruntled employee reportedly said she was going to bring a gun to work. The employee was later located by officers at her home and denied making any such statements. A spokesperson for Westlake Police said post offices are federal property and […]

Delinquents steal mail out of mailboxes, open letters exposing personal information

9/14/2017  JACKSON, Mich. (WILX) – It may seem like a petty act of vandalism but it’s also a serious crime that has people in one Mid-Michigan neighborhood worried that their personal information may have been stolen. Residents in one Jackson County neighborhood were surprised to wake up Thursday morning to find their mail scattered about […]

Wisconsin Postal Worker Charged with Stealing from U.S. Postal Service

9/13/2017 Anthony Q. Bell, 35, Mondovi, Wis., is charged with stealing funds from the U.S. Postal Service. The indictment alleges that from September through December 2015, he stole more than $5,000. At the time, Bell was an employee of the U.S. Postal Service at the Strum Post Office.  If convicted, Bell faces a maximum penalty […]

CAUGHT ON TAPE: Charlotte NC postal worker tosses package to front door

9/12/2017 CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Action 9 obtained a video of a postal worker in the university area throwing a customer’s package to the front door. The customer said he’s gotten mail damaged, late, or not at all, and the latest incident was an example. He didn’t want to go on camera, but neighbors did. After […]

APWU: Salmon Mail Haul Drivers Ratify Contract

09/12/2017 – Recently, APWU members employed by Salmon Companies voted to ratify a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with the company. Salmon Companies is the largest ground transportation supplier to the United States Postal Service (USPS). Truck drivers for the private-sector company are part of the Support Services Division. The contract covers locals from Dallas, TX; […]

USPS: Updates on Postal Operations in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina due to Hurricane Irma

9/12/2017 JACKSONVILLE, FL — The U.S. Postal Service Gulf Atlantic District, which includes portions of northern Florida and southern Georgia, continues to temporarily adjust operations due to recent impacts of Hurricane Irma. Customers are advised that normal service operations in the path of the storm have been interrupted by unsafe conditions such as high winds, […]