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, […]

USPS has trained over 5,000 “engagement ambassadors” on how to improve workplaces

The Postal Service has shown more than 5,000 managers and supervisors how to improve their workplaces since the USPS engagement ambassadors program began in the spring. The ambassadors are a team of 26 employees who are divided among the seven areas and headquarters. Each ambassador travels throughout their assigned territory, conducting classes for managers and […]

USPS to deploy new app to monitor all transportation data

July 12, 2016 – USPS will replace TIMESWeb, the application used to monitor highway contract routes and postal vehicle transportation, later this year. SVWeb, the new application, will incorporate all transportation data into one database and offer full visibility of the transportation network and container movement. The application will be available to all processing operations […]