Postal News Recap: USPS truck rentals $140 million, NALC endorses, mailman confronted

USPS sets records for package deliveries, online visitsUSPS Awards Mail Hauling Vehicle Rentals and Leases Contract worth up to $140 million over 7 yrs

Award Date 6/1/2016 Awardee RYDER TRUCK RENTAL INC, 6000 Windward Parkway Alpharetta, Georgia 30005

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has a requirement to contracts for the rental and leasing of various types and capacities of motor vehicles primarily for the purpose of mail transportation. Motor Vehicle Services (MVS) vehicle utilization averages 20,000 miles per year on local routes and 30,000 to 60,000 miles per year on highway routes.

NALC endorses Hillary Clinton for president –Fredric Rolando, president of the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), released the following statement regarding the NALC Executive Council’s endorsement of Hillary Clinton for president of the United States

Caught on camera: Mailman confronted over missing gift card – WYOMING, Mich. (WOOD) — A mailman is off the jobOdelin was hired by the U.S. Postal Service to deliver mail in October 2015. Target 8 discovered Odelin had pleaded guilty to shoplifting two months before he was hired. But federal authorities say it wasn’t until recently that USPS discovered that criminal conviction and found that Odelin had lied on his application by failing to report it. The Office of Inspector General within USPS told Target 8 that investigators were in the midst of investigating Odelin’s criminal record when the post office received “several loss complaints” from customers along Odelin’s route. Agents also reported that investigators found Odelin had opened mail from his route on the day he resigned.

RENTON, Wash. — A semi truck dumped several containers of mail in Renton. The semi was driving through the intersection of Petrovitsky Road at 108th Avenue Southeast when the containers spilled onto the road at about 3:45 a.m. Tuesday. A tow truck driver said he heard a snap before the spill

USPS: ‘POV’ video addresses customer complaint resolutions June 3, 2016 The Postal Service is committed to resolving customer complaints, Consumer and Industry Affairs VP Jim Nemec says in his latest “Point of View” video. “It’s important to resolve an issue properly the first time,” he says. Employees should continue to work with customers until they

June 6, 2016 PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — If had its way, every shopper would shop online, and then have that order filled and packaged at fulfillment centers like one in Crafton PA with products to be delivered to your doorstep by Amazon deliverers, instead of the traditional U.S. Postal Service, UPS, or FedEx delivery.
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