APWU: Contract Negotiation Updates for IT, Mail Transport and Mail Hauling groups

01/17/2017 – Information Technology/Accounting Services Group The APWU and USPS started negotiations in mid-November for an Information Technology/Accounting Services group successor collective bargaining agreement. The current extension agreement is set to expire on January 20, 2017. In the last few months, many economic and non-economic proposals were exchanged and debated. While progress was made, the […]

USPS OIG: Mail Left in Mail Transport Equipment Dispatched to Dallas, TX MTESC

The purpose of this alert is to bring to your attention the need for the U.S. Postal Service to immediately address the issue of Southern Area processing facilities employees leaving time-sensitive mail in Mail Transport Equipment (MTE)1 dispatched to the Dallas, TX, Mail Transport Equipment Service Center (MTESC). We observed this issue in our audit […]

Mailing company employee gets prison for stealing $3.6 million worth of over-the-road containers from USPS

Stole 2,611 Containers With Replacement Cost of Over $3.6 Million Baltimore, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett sentenced Aaron Kevin Howard, age 53, of Brooklyn, Maryland, today to seven years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for conspiring to steal, and theft of, aluminum carts from the U.S. Postal Service. […]

Mailing Company Employee Admits To Stealing 2,031 Containers worth over $2.8 Million From USPS

Baltimore, Maryland – Roland Michael Muir, age 57, of Glen Burnie, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to conspiring to steal, and theft of, aluminum carts from the U.S. Postal Service. The plea agreement was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein; Postal Inspector in Charge Gary R. Barksdale of the […]

USPS Seeking Vendors To Create Electronic Solution For Labeling Mail Transport Equipment

USPS looking for solution to eliminate paper, ink and workhours associated with labeling Mail Transport Equipment in a Mail Processing Environment The United States Postal Service (USPS) utilizes a large array of material handling equipment (rolling stock including carts and dollies) during mail processing that we refer to as Mail Transport Equipment (MTE).  This equipment […]