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 […]

2015 USPS Plant Consolidation Schedule Updated January 9, 2015

1.9.15 – 2015 USPS Plant Consolidation Schedule Updated January 9, 2015. The list of postal facilities below show the most recent changes . Nearly all of the remaining postal facilities show N/A= not applicable for processing Delivery Point Sequence (DPS) letters and flats mail in activating facilites.. USPS Plant Consolidation Schedule Updated January 9, 2015 […]

USPS National Plan to Eliminate Tour 1 starting in January 2015: Oakland, CA

This is a National Plan The “Realignment” deals with three parts, changing service standards to end overnight and add a day for most first class mail, closing 82 more plants, and changing times and tours for mail processing. The elimination of overnight single-piece First Class mail service in January, means Tour 1 mail processing clerk […]

USPS National Plan to change Postal Employees work schedules starting in January 2015

Several months ago Postal Reporter contributor Don Cheney reported: The Future of USPS mail delivery: “The First-Class Mail and Standard Mail streams are being combined at the remaining plants. David Williams said their goal is to Delivery Point Sequence as much letter and flat mail to the carriers as possible. Their mission is to reduce […]

USPS OIG: Should the Postal Service continue its consolidation plan?

Network Consolidation Reboot Network consolidation will return in January 2015, a year after going on hiatus. The U.S. Postal Service announced recently that it would resume consolidations, closing up to 82 mail processing facilities. This second phase of the network consolidations should be done prior to the 2015 fall mailing season. The Postal Service expects […]

2015 USPS Plant Consolidation Schedule Updated August 13

By Don Cheney The plant consolidation schedule for 2015 was updated August 13, 2014 at With the switch to 24-hour plant operations, most jobs in the gaining facilities will likely be reposted. Parking will be scarce during the tour overlaps. Maintenance people will have a big challenge keeping the machines running continuously and the floors clean.