Film shows how Postal Worker uses marathon racing to combat post-traumatic stress disorder

Run for your life Film follows marathon racing employee Johnnie Jameson has run his way into the nation’s movie theaters. The Los Angeles letter carrier is the subject of “Mile 19,” a recent documentary that shows how he uses marathon racing to combat post-traumatic stress disorder. Jameson began running in the 1970s after serving in […]

USPS: Informed Delivery benefitting postal employees

Informed Delivery is proving popular with residential consumers, including some who know a thing or two about the mail: Postal Service employees. The new feature, which USPS rolled out nationwide in April, provides residential consumers with digital previews of their incoming mail. Postal employees are among Informed Delivery’s most enthusiastic fans. “Seeing the mail that’s […]

North Carolina Postal Employee to appear on ‘Jeopardy!’

Who is Rachel Moyer? A Postal Service employee who’ll appear on the “Jeopardy!” episode scheduled to air Thursday, March 9. Moyer, a Charlotte, NC, operations support specialist, said it was an eye-opening experience. After performing well during a June 2015 audition, Moyer remained in the candidate pool until November 2016, when she was called to […]

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 […]