POSTAL NEWS

Postmaster general acknowledges 'unintended consequences' of restructuring

Postmaster general acknowledges ‘unintended consequences’ of restructuring

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy acknowledged in an internal memo this week that his restructuring plans for the United States Postal Service, which have garnered severe criticism from Democrats, have had "unintended consequences." ...

Postal service inspector general reviewing DeJoy’s policy changes and potential ethics conflicts

The internal watchdog at the United States Postal Service is reviewing controversial policy changes recently imposed under Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, and is also examining DeJoy's compliance with federal ethics rules

USPS OIG: Financial Controls Policy for Retail Units

During fiscal year (FY) 2019, we issued 32 audit reports related to financial controls at Postal Service retail units. We identified inconsistencies with Postal Service policies for performing financial transactions.

Trump Opposes Postal Service Funding But Says He’d Sign Bill Including It

President Trump on Thursday attempted to soften remarks he had made hours earlier in which he appeared to confirm that he opposes Democrats' proposed boost in funding for the U.S. Postal Service because he wants to make it harder to expand voting by mail

NALC endorses Biden-Harris

Fredric Rolando, president of the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), released the following statement regarding the NALC Executive Council’s endorsement of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris for president and vice president of the United States

U.S. Postal Service to award $6.3B contract for new mail truck this year

The Next Generation Delivery Vehicle (NGDV) will replace the long-serving Grumman Long Life Vehicle, which went out of production in 1994, but has soldiered on at great maintenance cost all these years. Approximately 180,000 vehicles will be purchased over five to seven years at a cost of $6.3 billion.

The Post Office Is Deactivating Mail Sorting Machines Ahead of the Election

The United States Postal Service is removing mail sorting machines from facilities around the country without any official explanation or reason given, Motherboard has learned through interviews with postal workers and union officials.

Congresswoman Maloney Introduces “Delivering for America Act” to Protect Delivery Standards for U.S. Postal Service

Yesterday, Representative Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, introduced the Delivering for America Act in the wake of unprecedented changes proposed by the new Postmaster General to the operations and organizational structure of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS)

USPS OIG: Delivery Vehicle Acquisition Strategy

The Postal Service’s vehicle acquisition strategy, which uses modeling of current and projected operational data, was generally adequate for acquisition of a mixed vehicle delivery fleet.

How the White House and Other Federal Agencies Use USPS to Send Classified Material

An operating manual provided to the Department of Defense outlines policies regarding the U.S. Postal Service typical of many government agencies that deal in classified information.

Postmaster general under fire over Amazon stock holdings

Federal law prohibits employees of the executive branch from holding a financial interest in a company that could have an impact on their government duties. Amazon is a significant customer of the USPS, with some analysts estimating the e-commerce giant uses the post office for around 40 percent of its shipping.

US Postal Service audit blames contractors for failures at Greensboro distribution center

GREENSBORO, N.C. — A June report from the United States Postal Service's Office of Inspector General said the Greensboro regional processing plant is the nation's third-highest when it comes to lateness.

PMG addresses restructuring

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy distributed the following memo to USPS employees on Aug. 13

The Postmaster General, Reform and Technology

As the nation experiences the worst pandemic in a century, the Postal Services’ operational changes have come under heavy scrutiny, while the possibility of a massive vote-by-mail election hangs over USPS.
X