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The Urgent Need to Reposition the Nigerian Postal Service to Be More Competitive

The Nigerian e-commerce industry has the capacity to triple its current performance if properly managed and given the necessary attention. When this is done, it will help reposition the industry to be more competitive; activate the growth of the national economy, create businesses, jobs and attract more investment opportunities. The Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) is […]

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The Urgency to Reposition the Nigerian Postal Service to Be More Competitive

The Nigerian e-commerce industry has the capacity to triple its current performance if properly managed and given the necessary attention. When this is done, it will help reposition the industry to be more competitive; activate the growth of the national economy, create businesses, jobs and attract more investment opportunities. The Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) is […]

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US Postal Service offers more free COVID tests by mail

The US government is offering another round of free COVID-19 home test kits to every residential address in the country. Tests can be ordered online from the US Postal Service via www.covid.gov/tests. They can also be ordered by calling 800-232-0233 or via TTY at 888-720-7489 from 8 a.m. to midnight, seven days a week. Orders […]

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United States Postal Service mail collection box in Southeast Portland stolen on May 4, 2022

May 16, 2022 For immediate release Contacts: Tim Scott, Eric Sample, 503-988-VOTE (8683) or Jessica Morkert-Shibley 971-563-3735. United States Postal Service mail collection box in Southeast Portland stolen May 4, 2022: Voters who used the collection box at SE Reed College Place and SE Woodstock Boulevardafter 11:35 a.m. on May 4, should contact Multnomah County […]

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Postal Service Manager Receives Warning After 5 Employees Complain About Sexual Harassment

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) – A Cedar Rapids post office official received a warning instead of a 14-day suspension after five different employees complained of being sexually harassed, documents show. that our KCRG-TV9 i9 investigation team received via an open case request. It appears the manager was fired months later after other incidents occurred. A […]

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US Postal Service CFO: We remain on track

the US Postal Service announced its financial results for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2022 (January 1, 2022 – March 31, 2022), reporting an adjusted loss of approximately $1.7 billion for the quarter, essentially flat with the same quarter last year. The adjusted loss excludes non-cash adjustments to workers’ compensation for the impacts […]

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California Joins States in Suing Postal Service Over ‘Gas-Guzzling’ Delivery Trucks – GV Wire

California and 15 states that want the U.S. Postal Service to electrify its mail delivery vehicles are suing to stop purchases of thousands of gas-powered trucks as the agency upgrades its delivery fleet. Three separate lawsuits, filed Thursday by states and environmental groups in New York and California, ask judges to order a more thorough […]

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I-40 stretch reflectors missing? Postal tracking?

Today’s batch of burning questions, my smart answers, and the real deal: Question: I’m afraid there are no bridge reflectors at exit 55 on I-40 west and east. I drive this road every day from Marion, and I can barely see the road, especially if it’s raining. It is very dangerous in this area at […]

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Thailand Postal Rates To Rise After Nearly 2 Decades

For the first time in 18 years, Thai postal rates are rising. The country’s Ministry of Digital Economy and Society said that, based on data from 2011 to 2020, Thailand Post has a social service charge of up to 18.4 billion baht, and is expected to continue to increase. Yesterday Cabinet approved a Ministry proposal […]

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Postal Service Social Media Tracking Tests Crime Unit’s Power

A US Postal Service law enforcement program that has been monitoring social media for references to protests is pushing the boundaries of the agency’s authority, raising questions about the future of such surveillance activities . Tracking by the US Postal Inspection Service’s online survey program coincided with Black Lives Matter protests in 2020 and the […]

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Hillicon Valley – Ukrainian postal service victim of a cyberattack

iStock Ukraine said on Friday its postal service was hit by a cyberattack following the sale of a controversial stamp depicting a Ukrainian soldier giving the middle finger to a Russian warship. Meanwhile, Republican lawmakers are asking Twitter to keep all records related to Elon Musk’s bid to buy the company. This is Hillicon Valley, […]

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Postal Service: First Class Slows, Priority Speeds Up

The USPS said some packages may soon take longer to arrive. This file photo was taken in Wisconsin. morry gash PA Some packages may soon take longer to arrive, the US Postal Service said. From May 1, the standard time for about one-third of first-class parcels will be one to two more days. The change […]

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A flyer at the Eugene Post Office points to the plague of the US Postal Service

The United States Postal Service has announced that first-class letter postage will increase to 60 cents this summer to keep up with inflation. He also said he lost money again in 2021, for the 14th consecutive year. President Biden signed into law the U.S. Postal Service Reform Bill last week, which will revamp its finances. […]

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Postal Service resumes mail delivery on Santa Monica Street following attacks on carriers

The U.S. Postal Service announced Wednesday that it has resumed mail delivery on a street in Santa Monica after previously canceling deliveries due to multiple physical assaults against its factors. The agency confirmed it had resumed deliveries to the 1300 block of 14th Street. “The conditions on the road will be continuously reviewed to ensure […]

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Company hired to make Postal Service trucks plans to do so at non-union facility: NPR

The US Postal Service has big plans to replace its aging fleet of 165,000 gas-powered delivery vehicles. And some are pushing for electric trucks to be built by unions in Wisconsin. LEILA FADEL, HOST: The US Postal Service needs new trucks and lots of them. Like many car buyers, he must decide whether to stick […]

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St. George’s company will help streamline US Postal Service’s international operations – St George News

Zonos Chief of Staff Joshua Aikens speaks with guests at the company’s Tech Ridge office, St. George, Utah, September 21, 2021 | Photo by David Dudley, St. George News ST. GEORGE- Zonos, a St. George software company, won a contract with the United States Postal Service in what the company calls a “pivotal” deal. Temporary […]

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Swiss Post wants to raise prices for first-class mail again | app

Less than a year after raising Forever stamp prices, the U.S. Postal Service is raising them again. The USPS said Wednesday it filed a notice of two-cent increase that will raise the price of first-class stamps to 60 cents each. The agency previously raised the price by 55 cents to its current 58 cents in […]

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What we know about the new USPS law

President Joe Biden is expected to sign the Postal Service Reform Act on Wednesday afternoon. The USPS’s strained finances are tied to laws that limit how it spends its money and the services it can provide. People using USPS may not see a difference immediately, but the law will help stabilize USPS finances. WASHINGTON – […]

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Postal Service, Zonos seeks to improve cross-border transactions

After coming under fire from U.S. lawmakers during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on Tuesday, the nation’s top delivery agency is looking overseas. A day after being grilled by Democrats over an electric delivery truck deal with Oshkosh Defense, the US Postal Service tapped the Utah-based company Areasa technology company focused on cross-border […]

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Biden signs Postal Service reform bill — here’s what it means for your mail

Topline After years of lost revenue and widely criticized mail delays, President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed a bill that will tackle the US Postal Service’s struggling financial situation and add responsibility for delivering mail to the agency. in time, following overwhelming bipartisan votes on the bill in the House and Senate even as the […]

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Biden signs bipartisan bill to overhaul Postal Service

(NewsNation) – President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed a bill that will revamp the finances of the United States Postal Service and guarantee mail delivery six days a week going forward. The Postal Service Reform Act received overwhelming bipartisan support when it passed the Senate by a 79-19 vote in March. Along with Biden’s signing, […]

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Using a postal service to groom a person under 16

Click here to watch the video Using a postal service to treat a person under the age of 16 is an offense under section 471.25(1) of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth)punishable by a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison. To establish the offence, the prosecution must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that: You […]

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Police seek answers to latest spate of Postal Service mailbox check thefts, crime, USPS, Kettering, Oakwood, Beavercreek, business and cyber crimes

To explorePOPULAR: Market president Dorothy Lane honored by National Food Institute Researchers say the thefts help fuel millions of dollars in cybercrimes. Checks stolen from mailboxes and sold online in October 2021 had a face value of $11.6 million, up $1.4 million from the previous month, according to a research group. A study of online […]

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The US Postal Service surveillance program acted illegally

In April 2021, there was an explosive report from Yahoo! The news that the United States Postal Service secretly collected social media data was posted by Americans. The United States Postal Inspection Service – the law enforcement arm of the United States Postal Service – conducted extensive searches “that were not legally authorized”, according to […]

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PRC orders Postal Service to address compliance issues with pricing and service: Flat mail and service performance continue to be top concerns

Washington, DC – Today, the Postal Regulatory Commission (Commission) released its Annual Compliance Determination (ACD) for fiscal year 2021 assessing the Postal Service’s compliance with rates and service standards. The Commission is required to issue its ACD 90 days after the filing of the Postal Service’s Annual Compliance Report (39 USC Section 3653). This DCO […]

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Federal Court Dismisses Litigation Challenging U.S. Postal Service’s Use of Facial Recognition and Related Technologies

Late last week, a federal court dismissed a lawsuit challenging the United States Postal Service’s (“USPS”) use of facial recognition and related technologies to collect personal data, finding that the group that filed the claims did not have standing. Electronic Privacy Information Center c. United States Postal Service et al., Case No. 1:21-cv-02156 (DDC). As […]

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Postal Service doubles down on EV purchase in $3 billion mail truck order

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service said Thursday it has placed an initial $2.98 billion order for 50,000 next-generation delivery vehicles from Oshkosh Corp and is doubling its planned initial purchases of electric vehicles. U.S. Postmaster Louis DeJoy said that, based on USPSThrough ongoing reform efforts and “our improving outlook, we have determined that increasing […]

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Greek National Postal Service restores systems after ransomware attack

Greece’s national postal service, ELTA, said it was in the process of fully restoring its systems following a ransomware attack that took place on Sunday evening. ELTA – also known as Hellenic Post – said in a statement Thursday that the “full restoration of the company’s systems is progressing according to its plan”. “As of […]

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Greek public postal service offline due to ransomware attack

Source: Wikipedia, Credits: A. Savin, CC BY-SA 3.0 ELTA, the public postal service provider in Greece, revealed a ransomware incident detected on Sunday that still keeps most of the organization’s services offline. A initial declaration The attack came on Monday, when ELTA announced the cause of a service disruption, saying its immediate response and isolation […]

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The US Postal Service has delivered over 270 million COVID-19 test kits to US households | Local announcements

WASHINGTON, DC – The United States Postal Service announced that it has delivered more than 270 million COVID-19 test kits to American households as part of President Biden’s plan to distribute free home tests to Americans . The Postal Service reported that more than 68 million test kits (with four tests per kit) had been […]

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UPS pays $5.3 million for alleged postal service fraud

UPS has agreed to pay nearly $5.3 million to resolve an investigation into allegations that it defrauded the U.S. Postal Service to transport international mail, the Justice Department announced Monday. The express delivery company tampered with barcode scans of mail containers delivered to Postal Service facilities or federal facilities to give the impression that it […]

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Now it’s time to deliver

Growing up, many of us heard the unofficial credo of the United States Postal Service: Neither the snow, nor the rain, nor the heat, nor the darkness of the night prevent these couriers from quickly completing their appointed rounds. Unfortunately, this promise of quality service has not materialized for years, through no fault of our […]

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US Postal Service increases same-day delivery options for businesses

the US Postal Service – seeking to meet the changing needs of the business world – made New Jersey one of the first states where it launched USPS connectionfour delivery services that will offer same-day and next-day delivery options from more than 300 locations across the state. The service, which made a soft launch on […]

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Will the U.S. Postal Service’s bipartisan bill be enough to save him? – by Jan Wondra

Earlier this week, the US Senate passed the Postal Service Reform Act (HR3076) The vote received overwhelming bipartisan support. “The U.S. Postal Service is a lifeline for Coloradans, rural and urban,” said Sen. John Hickenlooper, who celebrated the passing with a video. “Modernizing USPS will ensure the mail is on time for generations to come. […]

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Opinion: The postal system is failing our small businesses

We all have our favorite small businesses, whether it’s the bakery across the street, the garage down the street, or a local artist we buy birthday cards from. When we think of small businesses, we tend to think of the goods and services they provide, but small businesses are also major consumers of goods and […]

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The Postal System’s Most Ambitious Program in 246 Years: COVID Testing

There’s a warehouse in Denver that looks as boring as it gets. You can drive there two or three times – as a Colorado Sun reporter recently did – before you even see its address, lightly stenciled above a door. Its exterior is painted… in one color. The details would be included here if they […]

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Women’s History Month: Two Greenwich Postmasters Talk Postal Service Careers

March is Women’s History Month, and here in Greenwich the two postmasters, both women, shared their stories and spoke about opportunities for women in the Postal Service. Lisa Dixon is postmaster at Old Greenwich and Janviele Coleman is the new postmaster for Greenwich. Borrowing a thought from the “Women support the war effort” stamp, Old […]

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DeFazio’s USPS Fairness Act passes, saving Postal Service $5 billion a year – Oregon Capital Chronicle

Since 2006, the US Postal Service has been required to set aside $5 billion a year to pay for health benefits for all employees who are scheduled to retire within the next 75 years. On Tuesday, the requirement ended with the passage of the USPS Fairness Act, which was approved by the US Senate and […]

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Workers hope the new law will become an economic lifeline for the Postal Service

WASHINGTON — UNITED STATES Postal service Mallory Shepard says she needs a lifeline. “We are so short-staffed all the time. I am currently doing the work for which three people were employed before,” she said. “So much more has been put on each person in terms of workload.” Shepard and the Postal Service hope help […]

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US Postal Service director who seized cocaine in mail to sell himself, sentenced to prison

A former Massachusetts post office manager who grew up in Quincy was sentenced to a year and a half in prison for intercepting a “brick of cocaine” and other drugs in the mail and selling them himself. “I am dishonored by my decision to be forced to do this and I am truly sorry,” handwritten […]

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Congress Finally Passes Bill To Strengthen U.S. Postal Service

It took a while, but Congress actually passed the Postal Service Reform Act last night. The Associated Press reported: Congress on Tuesday passed legislation that would bolster the U.S. Postal Service and ensure mail delivery six days a week, sending the bill to President Joe Biden to sign into law. The long-fought postal overhaul has […]

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How Postal Service Reform Would Affect Your Mail, CA Workers

WASHINGTON Congress on Tuesday passed the biggest overhaul of the U.S. Postal Service since 2006 to help stabilize the financially-struggling agency. the Postal Service Reform Act abandons the requirement for the US Postal Service to prepay health care benefits for its retired employees and requires future retirees to enroll in Medicare, the federal health insurance […]

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Congress passes Postal Service overhaul bill guaranteeing 6-day delivery, removing onerous budget requirements

WASHINGTON — Congress on Tuesday passed legislation that would bolster the U.S. Postal Service and ensure mail delivery six days a week, sending the bill to President Joe Biden to sign into law. the long-disputed postal overhaul has taken years to prepare and has had many complaints about courier service slowdowns. Many Americans have become […]

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Postal Service shrugs off mail theft | EDITORIAL

Glenn Puit of the Review-Journal reported this week that postal investigators have “received thousands of complaints about missing or stolen mail in southern Nevada” over the past year. Still, U.S. Postal Inspection Service officials say they don’t have definitive statistics on mail theft because of problems with collecting and analyzing complaints. Which tells you everything […]

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Editorial: Some bullshit demands explanation from the post office | Editorial

daily progress Sue Radcliffe’s ashes lay in a cardboard box on the kitchen counter of her niece’s home in Albemarle County. A bright red band identified the contents of the box as human remains. Several U.S. Postal Service markers covered the top of the box. This included one that said “Signature Required”. There was the […]

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US man uses Postal Service to smuggle drugs, found in possession of over a pound of cocaine

KFC offers plant-based fried chicken Drug dealers and peddlers around the world have come up with some pretty ingenious ways to transport their “stuff” undetected. However, a 26-year-old American man decided to use an unlikely mode of transportation to move a controlled substance: the US Postal Service. Unfortunately for him, the package was discovered by […]

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The US Postal Service has delivered over 270 million COVID-19 test kits

OKLAHOMA – The United States Postal Service announced today that it has delivered more than 270 million COVID-19 test kits to American households as part of President Biden’s plan to distribute free home tests to Americans. The Postal Service reported that more than 68 million test kits (with four tests per kit) have been shipped […]

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Former US Postal Service mail carrier helped kill rival’s husband at work, jury rules

A former US Postal Service postman has been convicted of first-degree murder in the murder of another carrier’s husband – a murder that stemmed from a long-running feud between two postal workers. After a three-day trial last week, a Newport News Circuit Court jury deliberated for less than an hour before finding Tashara Mone Jackson, […]

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The US Postal Service has delivered more than 270 million COVID-19 test kits to US households

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The United States Postal Service announced today that it has delivered more than 270 million COVID-19 test kits to American households as part of President Biden’s plan to distribute free tests. home to Americans. The Postal Service reported that more than 68 million test kits (with four tests per […]

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US Postal System Ranked Worst for Customer Satisfaction – 24/7 Wall St.

As another signal that the United States Postal Service (USPS) has outlived its usefulness and should be replaced by private enterprise operations, it finished dead last in the carefully tracked US Customer Satisfaction Index for mailing. clients. The note was part of the larger ACSI Retail and Consumer Study 2021-2022. On a scale of 1 […]

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Free at-home COVID-19 test kits still available through the Postal Service

March 2, 2022, 10:19 a.m. HST The US Postal Service has delivered rapid home COVID-19 test kits to more than 68 million homes as part of President Biden’s plan to fight the pandemic. Photos courtesy of the US Postal Service As part of President Joe Biden’s plan to fight the pandemic, the US Postal Service […]

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Tracing the French post through the ages

With the nation’s huge continental territory and dispersed rural population, La Poste is naturally close to the hearts of the French and a source of national pride. Culturally speaking, daffodil yellow mailboxes decorated with their distinctive curly bugles have appeared on a thousand postcards and been featured in hundreds of movies. Postal workers even have […]

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US Postal Service challenges Biden’s climate plan

President Biden’s plan to electrify the federal vehicle fleet by 2035 got off to an inauspicious start, with a deal this week by the US Postal Service to purchase nearly 150,000 gas-powered mail trucks. Why is this important: The $11.3 billion contract binds the Postal Service for at least another decade without electrifying its fleet, […]

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Mardi Gras parades will impact the Postal Service

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US Postal Service forges ahead with vehicle upgrades that still favor gasoline

The US Postal Service has been given permission to purchase its next-generation mail vehicles – but the plan is at odds with the broader push from a climate-conscious Biden administration, as only 10% of the fleet update will include electric vehicles. The USPS fleet grows to more than 230,000 vehicles, including 190,000 for local deliveries […]

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Postal Service woos small shippers with local next-day delivery service

Diving brief: The US Postal Service said tuesday it launched a next-day delivery service for local businesses that ship within their community. The new service comes as carriers compete for a larger share of parcel volumes from smaller shippers. USPS Connect Local is currently available in over 800 locations in Texas and will be live […]

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Postal Service Begins Nationwide Expansion of Next Day Delivery Service

A pilot program that started in Texas is now gaining momentum – as well as nationally – as the US Postal Service announced that its USPS Connect commercial delivery program is now available in more locations and will scale. nationally by the end of this year. USPS connection includes four service options, but all are […]

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After many complaints about the postal service, the mayor of Park Ridge launches a webpage in an effort to solve the problem

By Tim McNicholas Click here for updates on this story PARK RIDGE, Ill. (WBBM) — A northern suburb has received so many complaints about the postal service that it created a web page to help deal with them all. It takes place in Park Ridge, where we uncovered the story of a pattern of mail […]

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US Postal Service Emergency Records System to Expand to Support Ransomware and Breach Response

A fleet of US Postal Service vehicles parked in line. The US Postal Service is expanding the use of an emergency registration system to cover ransomware attacks and other cybersecurity incidents. (Photo credit: BrianBrownImages via Getty) The US Postal Service is expanding the use of its emergency registration systems to cover ransomware attacks and other […]

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Hearing on Baltimore Postal Service issues

Lawmakers hold hearing to resolve Baltimore Postal Service issues Copy link Copy {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Updated: 10:26 PM EST February 14, 2022 Hide transcript View Transcript FIELD HEARING AT HOME ON PROBLEM NUMBER ONE WORST MALE CHILDBIRTH IN COUNTRY OF WITNESSES CALLED TO HELP IDENTIFY ROOT CAUSES AND POTENTIAL SOLUTIONS WITH COMMON THREAD […]

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Bill will ease budget pressure on Postal Service, deliver for customers

WINOOSKI, Vermont (WCAX) — A bill to get the U.S. Postal Service back on track is making its way through Congress. It aims to alleviate the staffing and debt problems facing the Postal Service, while allowing people to receive their mail on time. Vermont Congressman Peter Welch spoke to Winooski on Friday about the Postal […]

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Bill that would give the U.S. Postal Service a major overhaul in the Senate

Bipartisan legislation that strengthens the U.S. Postal Service and saves nearly $50 billion over the next decade is potentially set to pass the Senate by the end of next week. the Invoicecalled the Postal Service Reform Act of 2022, pass in the House Tuesday night with overwhelming support of 342-92. “Americans depend on the Postal […]

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University of Baltimore to Host Congressional Hearing on Postal Service Issues – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Members of Congress will hold a field hearing at the University of Baltimore on Monday to review the U.S. Postal Service’s longstanding poor performance in and around Baltimore City. The government operations subcommittee of the House Oversight and Reform Committee will meet at the university’s John and Frances Angelos Law Center on […]

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North Highland woman says Postal Service lost cremated remains of her father and grandmother – CBS Sacramento

NORTH HIGHLANDS (CBS13) – A North Highlands viewer says the Postal Service has lost the remains of her father and grandmother. After months of waiting, she decided to call Kurtis. After Kimberly Jackson’s father passed away in September, her stepmother sent the cremated remains from South Holland, Illinois. The package also included an urn containing […]

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House OKs bill eases budget constraints on Postal Service

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress would lift onerous budget demands that have helped push the Postal Service deep into debt and require it to continue delivering mail six days a week under bipartisan legislation approved by the US Tuesday. Bedroom. The election year bill, which comes at a time when widespread complaints about slower courier service, […]

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Postal Service holiday package volumes decline year over year

The U.S. Postal Service announced fiscal 2022 first-quarter results on Tuesday, which included a nearly 10% year-over-year decline in peak holiday season parcel and shipping volume. and a nearly 8% drop in revenue, as delivery demand in the holiday quarter fell from the frenetic peak season of 2020, when more consumers shopped online for the […]

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US Postal Service offers reward for armed robbery information

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Reviews | Now is the time to electrify the US Postal Service fleet

Forget Amazon delivery, it could be the humble, dependable US Postal Service that ushers us all into the electric future. Along with more than 200 billion mailings a year, the Postal Service’s electric trucks could also deliver clean air benefits to every neighborhood, that is, if the Biden administration takes matters into its own hands. […]

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Stamp prices will increase next month in line with European postal rates

Bookmark(0) Please login to mark No account yet? Register An Post will increase the price of the basic domestic and international stamp on Tuesday, March 1, 2022. The standard domestic letter stamp will increase to €1.25 (currently €1.10) while the standard international stamp will be €2.20 ( currently €2.00). These levels are well below current […]

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Chicagoans know the US Postal Service isn’t working properly

Chicagoans are appalled by the letter that US Postal Service spokesman Tim Norman wrote to the Sun-Times. Norman really has no idea what’s going on with our mail. It was 7:30 p.m. when my mail arrived last week, which is better than not receiving anything at all. The mail sent to me on Christmas Eve […]

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Hylton hails plans to turn postal system into ‘giant’ logistics operation – Jamaica Observer

Opposition Critic for Industry, Investment & Global Logistics, Anthony Hylton KINGSTON, Jamaica – Opposition Spokesman for Industry, Investment and Global Logistics, Anthony Hylton on Friday praised the leadership of the Department of Posts and Telecommunications for initiating the process of transforming the old postal system 350 years into a “logistics giant”. Plans announced by the […]

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Pursue postal service reforms | Columnists

The US Postal Service says nothing about pandemics or lockdowns in its currency. Nevertheless, over the past two years, American postmen have stayed hard at work and kept the nation going. It’s important to keep that in mind as Congress begins to wrestle again with the thorny issue of postal reform. To give credit where […]

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Postal Service employee robbed in Albuquerque

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Position: Only temporary workers have been made redundant

In a letter to DC Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, a spokeswoman denied the Postal Service had laid off any permanent employees since the vacation ended. The US Postal Service responded to a recent letter from DC Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton on recent cuts to her workforce, saying only holiday workers have been released. In this […]

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COVID effort will test embattled U.S. Postal Service

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other opinion content provide viewpoints on issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. Postal workers protesting ahead of the 2020 election in Tacoma, Washington. Drew Perine [email protected] A day early or, if you prefer, a few long pandemic years too late, the […]

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The United States Postal Service manufactures NFTs

NFTs have been a hot topic lately, and USPS is the latest entity to embrace the controversial idea of ​​owning virtual property. Non-fungible tokens, also known as NFTs, have spread across the internet, bringing with them waves of people looking to buy as well as those who think the whole premise is nonsense. Some call […]

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Op-Ed: Postal Service Should Drop Check Cashing

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has considerable financial expertise…to lose large sums. The US mail carrier has lost more than $90 billion over the past 15 years, including a Net loss of $4.9 billion during fiscal year 2021. Undeterred by these dismal numbers, the USPS piloted financial services to sell alongside stamps and boxes. […]

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Biden progressive stiff arms on the Postal Service

President BidenJoe BidenBiden says he didn’t ‘overpromise’ Finnish PM to promise ‘extremely tough’ sanctions if Russia invades Ukraine sent a clear message to progressives regarding the United States Postal Service (USPS): A major change is out and Trump’s fundraising Louis DeJoyLouis DeJoyIt Takes Green To Go Green: Fueling President’s Plan To Decarbonize Government’s Big Climate […]

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Analysis: Can the Postal Service perform at-home COVID tests?

Nothing is ever truly free. “Free” food samples, credit scores, tarot card readings –– all come with costs somewhere down the line. This includes COVID-19 testing. On Tuesday, White House press secretary Jen Psaki confirmed that the US government had launched a website to provide rapid home COVID-19 antigen testing free of charge through the […]

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Op-Ed: Postal Service Should Drop Check Cashing | Opinion

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has considerable financial expertise…to lose large sums. The US mail carrier has lost more than $90 billion over the past 15 years, including a Net loss of $4.9 billion during fiscal year 2021. Undeterred by these dismal numbers, the USPS piloted financial services to sell alongside stamps and boxes. […]

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Will the Postal Service be able to meet the demand for COVID-19 tests – CBS Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Having trouble finding a Covid-19 test? Well, the Biden administration has officially made that easier by unveiling the website you can now use to order free at-home Covid-19 tests. Californians are rushing to get theirs, but can the US Postal Service keep up with demand? The holiday season may be over, but […]

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Postal Service website for ordering free at-home COVID-19 tests hits a snag

The federal website where Americans can request free at-home COVID-19 test kits launched Tuesday and quickly reported a case of hiccups as some apartment dwellers or others living in multi-unit buildings were unable to place their orders. The Biden administration has touted COVIDTests.gov, where the free tests can be ordered through the Postal Service, with […]

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Rochester Postal Service seeks more than 60 carriers and workers – Reuters

ROCHESTER — After another holiday season in which the U.S. Postal Service in Rochester struggled to deliver mail on time, often leaving mailboxes empty for days at a time, the Rochester office has launched in an intensified effort to fill dozens of jobs. Currently, the U.S. Postal Service is seeking to hire 61 entry-level carrier […]

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Postal service offering free COVID-19 tests

The United States Postal Service (USPS) announced on Tuesday that people can place an order for free at-home COVID-19 tests. The order can be placed at https://special.usps.com/testkits and states that: * Only one order can be placed per residential address. *One order comes with four individual rapid COVID-19 antigen tests. * Free shipping from the […]

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New Paltz teacher creates postal system at school

Hudson Valley teacher Melissa Feldmann helps keep students, teachers, and staff at Lenape Elementary School in New Paltz connected using one of the oldest forms of communication: Feldman created a postal system at school. The fourth-grade teacher drew inspiration for the program from her experience participating in the US Postal System’s ‘Wee Deliver’ postal project […]

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Postal service: COVID-19 pandemic causing delays in the delivery of certain mail, parcels | News

SHREVEPORT, Louisiana – The COVID-19 pandemic is causing mail and package delivery delays in the Shreveport-Bossier City area. The post office released the following statement on the delays: “The Postal Service plays an important role in the community and we are committed to providing the best possible service. We apologize for any inconvenience that may […]

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La Poste unveils new stamps for 2022

through: Zack Hester, Nexstar Multimedia Cable Job : January 17, 2022 / 08:24 CST / Update: January 17, 2022 / 08:24 CST (AS TO) – An entire batch of new stamps is headed to post offices across the country. The United States Postal Service announced the 2022 stamp program last fall with stamps featuring American […]

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Two charged for allegedly robbing and assaulting US Postal Service carrier – Fall River Reporter

PROVIDENCE, RI — A federal grand jury returned an indictment on Wednesday indicting two Providence men in connection with the alleged robbery and assault of a U.S. Postal Service carrier and alleged trafficking of more than 500 grams of cocaine, U.S. Attorney Zachary A. Cunha said. The indictment charges Juan Bautista Rosario-Sandoval, 29, with conspiracy […]

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Cedar Rapids joins communities nationwide to experience postal service delays amid COVID-19 outbreak

CEDAR RAPIDS – It’s been a few days too recently that Dale Todd has gone without receiving any mail. But in his Wellington Heights neighborhood, the Cedar Rapids City Council member said a pattern was starting to emerge: His neighbors weren’t getting mail either, and voters were starting to reach out. “For some people, there […]

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US Postal Service working on mail delays for Hoosiers

In a statement, the US Postal Service told 13News that “local management is aware of the delivery issues…and is taking action to address concerns.” WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The US Postal Service is working to address delivery delays after some Hoosiers said they hadn’t received mail in over a week. “It’s been since January 2,” […]

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Postal service delivery delays: why the courier is slow

Citizen’s advice that someone was throwing mail from car in Walmart parking lot led to arrest of man and woman accused of stealing mail from nearly 2,000 boxes to the Charlotte area letters, York County, SC Sheriff investigators said on Saturday, Dec.11, 2021. MLive photo file via TNS If you’ve recently made the trip to […]

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13.2 billion pieces of mail passed through the postal system during the holidays

A United States Postal Service truck parked on North Second Street in Harrisburg. December 3, 2021. Dan Gleiter | [email protected] The U.S. Postal Service reported one of its strongest peak seasons during the 2021 holiday season. The Postal Service processed more than 13.2 billion pieces of mail. He said in an emailed statement that it […]

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Greenlane Receives U.S. Postal Service Approval to Ship B2B Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) Products

Enter Wall Street with Street Insider Premium. Claim your 1-week free trial here. The company’s strong compliance infrastructure and technical know-how enable successful navigation of the PACT ACT Over 97% of the company’s shipments are now eligible for shipment by major carriers or by freight BOCA RATON, FL / ACCESSWIRE / January 11, 2022 / […]

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Postal service: here is the price of 100% electric vehicles

The U.S. Postal Service, which has been criticized for plans to buy tens of thousands of gas delivery trucks, estimates it could actually go all-electric if Congress grants it at least $ 3.3 billion . This is one of the conclusions of a final environmental impact statement that the semi-independent agency released on Friday. The […]

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Royal Mail: Postal service issues important update on delayed mail

The holiday season is always a busy time for Royal Mail and as a result causes mail delays for many Brits. However, due to Covid-related issues, those delays are still happening across the country this week. Today, Royal Mail warned customers of more delays across the country. The company explained that it operates an air, […]

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Biden administrator plans to send home test kits of 500 million coronaviruses by postal mail amid increase

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The White House plans to work with the U.S. Postal Service to send 500 million home coronavirus tests to Americans in the coming weeks to address a shortage of test kits amid the recent wave of omicron, report says . Officials hope to start shipping tests within […]

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U.S. Postal Service Says Vaccine Rules Could Slow Mail Deliveries

The U.S. Postal Service requests that the Biden administration COVID-19[feminine les exigences en matière de vaccins pour les travailleurs fédéraux soient temporairement levées pour ses 650 000 employés, affirmant que l’application des règles pourrait compromettre sa capacité à livrer le courrier. L’avertissement du sous-ministre des Postes Douglas Tulino est venu dans un lettre mardi à […]

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US Postal Service seeks relief from COVID testing and vaccine rules

WASHINGTON, Jan 5 (Reuters) – The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has asked the Biden administration for temporary relief from new vaccines or testing requirements covering large businesses for its 650,000 employees, warning of potential impacts “catastrophic”. Deputy Postmaster Doug Tulino, in a letter dated Tuesday seen by Reuters, called on the Department of Labor’s Occupational […]

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US Postal Service recovers from poor holiday spread in 2020 – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service pulled out all the stops to avoid a repeat of the 2020 holiday maritime disaster, and it worked. The Postal Service and several other private shippers have reported that deliveries over the holiday season have generally gone smoothly. ShipMatrix, which analyzes shipping package data, reported that 96.9% […]

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The public holiday delivery rate of the postal service resumes from 2020

The U.S. Postal Service and other private carriers have reported a smooth holiday season for deliveries amid warnings of supply chain issues and shipping delays. Software company ShipMatrix, which analyzes shipping data, found that 96.9% of Postal Service shipments were on time between December 12 and December 21. according to a statement. UPS and FedEx […]

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Royal Mail: Postal service advises customers of delays across UK

Although there are currently fewer delays than in the days leading up to Christmas, Royal Mail is still having problems. The company says it is doing its best to deliver packages across the UK, but several parts of the country are currently affected. Not all mail was processed or dispatched on time in the past […]

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US Postal Service delivered a smooth holiday season, analysis shows

PORTLAND, Maine — The U.S. Postal Service pulled out all the stops to avoid a repeat of the 2020 holiday maritime disaster, and it worked. The Postal Service and several other private shippers have reported that deliveries over the holiday season have generally gone smoothly. ShipMatrix, which analyzes shipping package data, reported that 96.9% of […]

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Illinois Congressman Urges Postal Service to Stop Illegal Animal Shipments | Illinois

(The Center Square) – An Illinois congressman is calling on the US Postal Service to crack down on illegal animal fight mailings. U.S. Representative Mike Quigley, chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, was joined by three dozen other members of Congress in an effort to bust the cockfighting rings. […]

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US Postal Service recovers from poor holiday spread in 2020

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service pulled out all the stops to avoid a repeat of the 2020 holiday maritime disaster, and it worked. The Postal Service and several other private shippers have reported that deliveries over the holiday season have generally gone smoothly. ShipMatrix, which analyzes shipping package data, reported that 96.9% […]

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Looking ahead as U.S. Postal Service celebrates 200th anniversary in Wisconsin

This month marks the 200th anniversary of the first US post office in Wisconsin. Things were very different when the first post office opened near Green Bay in 1821. At the time, the mail would have traveled on horseback and stagecoach, said Chris Shaw, author of “First Class: The U.S. Postal Service, Democracy, and the […]

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Postal service management reminds employees to follow online rules

To listen to the federal newsletter on your phone or mobile device, subscribe to PodcastOne Where Apple podcasts. The best computer listening experience can be found using Chrome, Firefox or Safari. As the omicron variant continues to spread, the Pentagon is taking new precautions. The Pentagon’s reservation is extending its maximum teleworking policy until the […]

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Concerns from local postal service point to nation’s capital – Salisbury Post

By Natalie [email protected] SALISBURY – Concerns among residents of Rowan County about the operations of the local postal service have spilled over to the nation’s capital. Since November, former Salisbury Town Councilor Kenny Hardin has been scrambling to launch a federal audit of the East Spencer Post Office after filing a series of complaints, including […]

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The bailout of the postal service backdoor

TToday, packages make up about 6% of the mail carried by the United States Postal Service, but 40% of its turnover and almost all of the growth . The postal service spends billions on trucks designed to receive parcels as well as regular mail delivery, eliminating billions of dollars in mail processing equipment to make […]

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Postal service closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day | Weston Calendar

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US Postal Service and NAACP Reach Election Mail Agreement

A U.S. Postal Service logo is pictured on a mailbox in the Manhattan borough of New York on August 21, 2020. (Carlo Allegri, Reuters) Estimated reading time: 2-3 minutes WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service and the NAACP have reached an agreement to resolve a 2020 election mail lawsuit that the Justice Department says would […]

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U.S. Postal Service Now Accepting Apple Pay On Its Website

Just in time for the holiday season, it looks like the United States Postal Service (USPS) is now accepting Apple Pay as a payment method. The catch is that the payment method is currently only available on the USPS website. – Advertising – However, this does mean that it will work when using USPS features […]

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Postal Service crews help social workers play Santa Claus in Van Nuys – Daily News

Social workers sort toys after a convoy of United States Postal Service trucks delivered more than 2,000 toys to the Department of Public Human Services in Van Nuys, California. The toys will be distributed to foster children in the surrounding Los Angeles area. (Photo by Andy Holzman, Contributing Photographer) Social workers sort toys after a […]

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Postal Service Stands Out in Latest Peak Delivery Performance Report

The peak season delivery performance of the three major package carriers for the week ending Dec. 11 was roughly in line with the previous week’s levels, while the U.S. Postal Service reported the best year-over-year improvement. other, according to data released Friday by the consultancy. Ship Matrix Inc. From December 5 to 11, the Postal […]

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Postal Service reaches agreement with NAACP over mail-in ballot delivery

The U.S. Postal Service announced on Friday that it had reached a regulation in a trial filed last year by the NAACP on mail delays and their effect on ballots. In the settlement, the Postal Service agreed to take “extraordinary measures” to deliver ballots for the 2022 midterm elections, such as those used in the […]

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Warrendale facility of the United States Postal Service using a high-speed sorting process for the Christmas season

>> IF YOU HAVE MAIL SREENDING THROUGH THE UNITED STATES POST OFFICE FOR T HOLIDAY WE HAVE THIS IS HERE AT THE FACILITY.W. THIS IS A HUB TO DISTRIBUTE AND RE IS A HUB TO DISTRIBUTE AND RECEIVE PACKAGES FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY. ADDITIONAL HRS SAVING WORK HAS BEEN MADE TO MANAGE THE VOLUME OF […]

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UPS, postal service step up on-time deliveries during the holidays, data display

Delivery networks mostly held up during the first major test of the peak shipping season, according to industry data, as earlier purchases and increased in-store purchases eased the usual late-season congestion. year. United parcel service Inc. UPS -1.26% and the U.S. Postal Service improved on-time deliveries during and after Thanksgiving compared to a year ago, […]

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Postal Service’s long-term staffing shortage strains mail delivery in Maine

A chronic labor shortage at the U.S. Postal Service has disrupted mail deliveries and depleted the dwindling ranks of carriers in southern Maine just as the hectic vacation package season arrives. The Postal Service says it is working to hire more people and service issues and delays are common during the holiday season. But union […]

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US Postal Service Slows Delivery | Local

KIMT NEWS 3.- If you expect something important in the mail, you will have to be patient. From Friday, standard mail delivery can take up to five days. The Postal Service is removing the current three-day delivery standard for first-class mail. Slow mail involves Postmaster General Louis Dejoy’s plans to overhaul the postal service to […]