Issues arise in Richmond VA area as USPS faces rapidly changing mail arena

5/27/17 Mail deliveries made at night and at different times of the day. Mail not delivered at all in some instances. Mail tampered with. Mis-delivered mail. Spotty service. Richmond-area residents have a lot to say about their mail service. For all of the complaints, many people say they have no problems. Some wonder if the […]

Video: Homeowners have serious complaints about mail delivery in Brookshire, TX

BROOKSHIRE, Texas– Snail mail delivery is less than stellar in Brookshire’s Willow Creek Farms subdivision, according to homeowners. “I do get mail like clockwork but it’s not always my mail,” John Kimble, a homeowner said. His neighbors showed KHOU 11 News photos of partially opened birthday and anniversary cards, manila envelopes torn and re-taped, expired […]

Video: Neither snow, nor sleet, nor snakes? Street goes days without mail over slithery sighting

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – People living on Broadview Drive in Lexington went several days without getting their mail. When they found out the reason, the lack of mail became even more puzzling to some of them. “That thing about that they bring it in snow and sleet and hail… it doesn’t say anything about snakes. […]

Video: USPS staffing shortage is blamed for Charlottesville VA residents not getting mail

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) -NBC29 is investigating a postal problem plaguing Charlottesville.  Those using the United States Postal Service (USPS) say their service is spotty and in some cases, they haven’t seen a delivery in at least a week. Postal carriers out on the road Wednesday say the mail delay is due to a staffing shortage. […]

Livermore CA residents buy new mailboxes after theft, vandalism say USPS should have helped

3/28/17 LIVERMORE, Calif. (KGO) — California is seeing a big increase in mail thefts. It has been a particularly big problem in the East Bay. ABC7 News has discovered that Livermore residents have been buying new mailboxes when it’s really the post office’s responsibility. After thieves stole their mail and broke their cluster box at […]

USPS seeking 3,000-18,000 commercial off-the-shelf, right-hand drive delivery vehicles

USPS has asked automotive suppliers to submit proposals for commercial off-the-shelf, right-hand drive delivery vehicles. The minimum guaranteed quantity of production vehicles to be purchased under any resulting contract is 3,000 and the maximum quantity is 18,000. “As the Postal Service continues to assess the delivery fleet mix, we are exploring a wide variety of […]

Video: Residents in Waverly Point NC subdivision call mail service a ‘nightmare’

RALEIGH (WTVD) — Residents in the Waverly Point subdivision are saying mail service has been subpar since the summer. The subdivision sits on the border of Wake and Johnston counties and is in the 27603 ZIP Code. Many residents reached out to ABC11 to share their frustration with the United States Postal Service. According to […]