Video: Postal service changes may increase absentee ballot delivery time

ROANOKE (WSLS 10) – This election year, changes at United States Postal Service could cause absentee ballots to take longer to delivery compared to previous elections. USPS consolidated the Rutherford Avenue Processing Center in Roanoke last year, causing mail leaving Roanoke to be routed to the Greensboro Processing Center. Since then, some people have seen their […]

Congressmen request USPS OIG audit of Roanoke VA mail center consolidation into Greensboro NC

Virginia Congressmen Confirm USPS Audit of Roanoke Mail Center Consolidation into Greensboro NC after increase in customer complaints of lost or destroyed mail June 22, 2016 Congressmen Bob Goodlatte (VA- 06) and Morgan Griffith (VA-09) today announced the United States Postal Service (USPS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has confirmed it has begun a […]

Senator McCaskill questions USPS on increased costs after plant consolidations

3/8/16 Senator Claire McCaskill has sent a letter to Postmaster General Megan Brennan requesting documents related to the Phase II Network Rationalization Plan. The letter in part:  I write to request information on the costs incurred and savings realized from Phase II of the United States Postal Service’s (USPS) Network Rationalization Plan. In response to […]

Mail Handlers: Unions grievance could impact future USPS closures and consolidations

The Postal Service has temporarily suspended most of its plans to close and/or consolidate up to 82 additional postal facilities as part of Phase II of its Network Rationalization plans.  One part of the NPMHU’s opposition to this plan is the processing of a National-level grievance, claiming that the Postal Service has violated Handbook PO-408 […]

USPS Plant Consolidation Schedule Updated June 19, 2015

Updated 6/19/2015 – – USPS Network Rationalization Consolidation Phase II-2015. List of postal facilities that have changed move date. USPS announced its latest list of last minute “public” changes/updates to the Phase II-2015 USPS Network Rationalization Consolidation list. USPS Network Rationalization (excel) June 19, 2015

USPS Plant Consolidation Schedule Updated May 15, 2015

Updated 5/15/2015 – – USPS Network Rationalization Consolidation Phase II-2015. List of postal facilities that have changed move date. USPS announced its latest list of last minute “public” changes to the Phase II-2015 USPS Network Rationalization Consolidation list. These changes affect Dayton P& DC, Iron Mountain, Colorado Springs, Asheville P & DF, Seattle, WA East […]

USPS Plant Consolidation Schedule Updated May 8, 2015

Updated 5/8/2015 –  – USPS Network Rationalization Consolidation Phase II-2015. List of postal facilities that have changed move date. USPS announced its latest list of last minute “public” changes to the Phase II-2015 USPS Network Rationalization Consolidation list.  These changes affected Southern Connecticut, Campton and Lexington, KY move dates. New Orleans, LA and Tulsa, OK […]

USPS plant consolidation schedule updated May 1, 2015

USPS Plant Consolidation Schedule Updated 5/1/2015 –  – USPS Network Rationalization Consolidation Phase II-2015. List of postal facilities that have changed move date. USPS announced its latest list of last minute “public” changes to the Phase II-2015 USPS Network Rationalization Consolidation list. Only one plant consolidation was postponed today. USPS Network Consolidation

USPS continue changes to plant consolidation schedule – over 90 facility mail moves in April

April 24, 2015 – USPS has posted its latest last minute list of “public” changes to the Phase II-2015 USPS Network Rationalization Consolidation Schedule. This is the fourth (4th) consecutive week that the Postal Service has made modifications to the Network Rationalization Consolidation list  which affects a large group of postal facilities. Approximately 8 facilities […]

Mail processing ends at U.S. Postal Service Kalamazoo distribution center

KALAMAZOO, MI – Mail processing at the U.S. Postal Service’s Kalamazoo Processing and Distribution Center in Oshtemo Township is officially at an end. “As of Monday, April 20, the majority of the mail will be processed in Grand Rapids,” said Sabrina Todd, communications spokeswoman for the USPS Greater Michigan District. The Postal Service had announced […]