NALC: USPS 3rd Quarter financial results reflect impact of stamp prices rollback

USPS reports Fiscal Year 2017 3rd quarter results The U.S. Postal Service has released a report on its financial results for the third quarter of Fiscal Year 2017, covering April 1-June 30. Here is NALC President Fredric Rolando’s statement on the report: Today’s financial report shows the underlying business strength of the U.S. Postal Service […]

USPS: Mail Remains Popular for Advertisers

USPS Household Diary Study Chicago, IL — Although mail volumes declined overall last year, advertising mail remained a popular method to reach the nation’s consumers, new research shows. Approximately 3.8 billion advertising pieces were sent through First-Class Mail last year, up 6 percent from 2015, according to the latest edition of the Postal Service’s annual […]

USPS Reports Fiscal Year 2017 Third Quarter Results

Revenue of $16.7 billion, essentially flat compared to third quarter last year excluding prior year change in accounting estimate Urgent need remains for postal reform legislation and regulatory relief in addition to continuing management initiatives 8/10/17 WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service reported revenue of $16.7 billion for the third quarter of fiscal year 2017 […]

Video: What the Postal Service wants now

8/9/17 – WASHINGTON – Buffeted by threats from Amazon (AMZN) drones to deliveries by golf cart, the beleaguered U.S. Postal Service is counting on a different strategy to stay competitive: more freedom to raise prices on mailing letters. After a 10-year review, the Postal Regulatory Commission appears likely to move to grant the Postal Service […]

Postal worker caught on camera tossing packages in Edmond OK neighborhood

8/4/17 EDMOND, Okla. – Caught in the act: A United States Postal worker was caught on surveillance video, on two different occasions, throwing packages. Now, residents in Rose Creek are speaking out. “People are reporting broken and damaged properties,” said resident Mindi Mackey. Residents living in the neighborhood are upset. They’ve caught their mail carrier […]

West Palm Beach Man Convicted of Conspiring with his Brother, a USPS Letter Carrier

7/27/17 Today, a federal jury convicted a West Palm Beach resident of conspiring with his brother, a United States Postal Service Letter Carrier, to commit access device fraud and aggravated identity theft. Benjamin G. Greenberg, Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Rafiq Ahmad, Special Agent in Charge, United States Department of […]

APWU: USPS moving ahead with misguided plans to gut workforce by targeting over 12,000 jobs

Update on the Fight Back Against USPS Reductions in Service and Jobs 07/27/2017 – Following strong resistance from the APWU – and the National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU) – USPS management agreed to a five-month delay in implementing forced reassignments and excessing of employees out of their installations. However, this may only be a […]

Group protests lack of help for the blind at downtown Portland OR post office

7/25/17 PORTLAND, Ore. — David Bouchard says his frustration with the Waterfront U.S. Post Office at the corner of Southwest 1st and Madison in downtown Portland started at the end of last summer. “I came here last August to try to send a package off. I got turned away. The staff wouldn’t help me,” said Bouchard. […]

Leading Carrier for the USPS Selects SmartDrive Safety and Analytics Solution

Leading Carrier for the United States Postal Service Selects SmartDrive Safety and Analytics Solution to Improve Driver Safety, Reduce Risk and Exonerate Drivers SAN DIEGO, July 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — SmartDrive Systems, a leader in driving performance solutions that reduce collisions and improve fuel efficiency, today announced that Postal Fleet Services, Inc., a major mail […]