USPS surpasses projection of delivering 750 million packages during peak season

1/20/2017 USPS numbers add up to busy season The holidays are over, but the numbers that show how much work the Postal Service accomplished are still emerging. USPS surpassed its projections of delivering 750 million packages during peak season, according to new data. On Dec. 19, one of the season’s busiest days, the Postal Service […]

USPS reopens post office in Louisiana after historic flood

USPS has reopened the Denham Springs Post Office nearly four months after historic flooding in southeastern Louisiana forced it to suspend operations. Southern Area VP Shaun Mossman and Louisiana District Manager Stephen Hardin welcomed employees and customers back into the facility during a recent reopening celebration. “When these kinds of crises occur, the Postal Service […]

USPS expands Surface Visibility (SV) program

12/30/16 USPS has expanded its Surface Visibility (SV) program to an additional 114 sites, bringing the total number to 437 across the nation. The program is part of the Postal Service’s broader efforts to better use technology and promote the SV application, which improves scanning and makes it easier for business customers to know the […]

USPS gears up for another busy year

12/30/16 The start of 2017 marks the beginning of what promises to be another busy year for the Postal Service. Throughout the year, the organization will continue its focus on its four core business strategies: delivering world-class customer experiences; engaging, equipping and empowering employees; innovating; and investing in the future. It also will be another […]

USPS: City and Rural Carrier Assistants applaud new training academies

USPS is providing city and rural carrier assistants with improved training, part of a broader effort to strengthen workforce development. The organization has established city carrier assistant (CCA) and rural carrier assistant (RCA) academies in all seven areas. The weeklong academies offer classroom training, followed by on-the-job training. Topics covered range from scanning to safety […]

Postmaster General offers holiday message for employees

The following message is from PMG Megan J. Brennan: As Thanksgiving Day approaches, I would like to thank each of you for all you do every day for our customers, co-workers and our organization. I am continually inspired by your collective efforts on behalf of the Postal Service, and I commend your dedication to our […]

USPS: Employees Urged to Update Addresses

Keeping current The Postal Service reminds you to keep your mailing address updated online. This allows USPS to communicate with you, including sending you information about health benefits and other important topics. To check your address or update it, go to LiteBlue and select the “Change of Address” option in the rotating carousel in the center of […]

USPS: Online shoppers could spend as much as $117 billion this holiday season

Online holiday sales could increase as much as 10 percent this year, which means another seasonal spike in package deliveries is probably on the horizon. The National Retail Federation predicts total sales in November and December will bring in $655.8 billion, up 3.6 percent from last year. Online and other “non-store” sales are expected to […]

USPS program continues to teach students on how to lead postal workforce

Follow the leader New program continues to produce new USPS leaders Class is in session in Greater Indiana District as one popular course teaches students how to lead the postal workforce. The district is currently hosting the New Supervisor Program, a 16-week development course that teaches newly-promoted supervisors management skills related to understanding, planning and […]

USPS Supervisor program celebrates latest graduates

Forty employees completed the New Supervisor Program recently, becoming the latest graduates of an initiative that is helping USPS cultivate its next generation of leaders. The program has produced more than 3,200 graduates since the Postal Service introduced it last year. The latest graduates, who work in Great Lakes Area’s Lakeland District, include customer service, […]