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Assessment of the U.S. Postal Service’s Service Performance and Costs

Objective Costs for the Postal Service to process, transport, and deliver mail are outpacing its revenue and it faces considerable pressure to reduce costs without ...
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USPS Spending More to Deliver Less, Audit Finds

The reduction in mail volume has not been accompanied by a comparable decline in expenses, an IG audit has said, saying that “the Postal Service’s ...
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Honoring firefighters – Fly flags at half-staff on Oct. 6

In honor of firefighters who have died in the line of duty, postal facilities that fly the flag at all times, and those that are ...
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APWU Bargaining Unit employees can now join the APWU online.

We are excited to announce that current APWU Bargaining Unit employees may now join the APWU online. This is a perfect opportunity for APWU members to ...
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Summer of ’69 – Video highlights Woodstock stamp dedication

The recent Woodstock stamp dedication ceremony is highlighted in a new Postal Service video. The stamp honors the 50th anniversary of the legendary Woodstock Music and ...
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Electronic Signatures Coming to USPS Deliveries on October 7th, 2019

On October 7, the Postal Service is adding an electronic signature service “USPS Electronic Signature Online™” to Informed Delivery that removes the need for Informed ...
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Redesigned Purple Heart Medal stamp coming

The Postal Service will release its Purple Heart Medal stamp Friday, Oct. 4. The Purple Heart is awarded in the name of the president of ...
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Public ranks USPS top agency in new poll

More Americans have a favorable opinion of the Postal Service than any other government agency, a new survey has found. The Pew Research Center conducted ...
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Mail carrier with long-chain disability claim convicted

A U.S. Postal Service mail carrier who claimed more than a decade of total disability related to a back injury he suffered in 1989 had ...
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Does USPS’s Expedited Packaging Supplies Program Effectively Increase Revenues and Manage Costs?

The Postal Service provides packaging supplies for its domestic and international Priority Mail Express and Priority Mail products at no additional cost. Free packaging is ...
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Shirtless Woman Arrested After Allegedly Stealing and Flipping U.S. Mail Truck in Gresham

A woman under the influence of drugs stole a United States Postal Service truck and crashed it into a bus, Graham police say. As she was ...
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Pukwana Woman Charged with Theft of Mail

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Pukwana, South Dakota, woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Theft of Mail by ...
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Loss of Parcel Select business could hit USPS hard

The‌ ‌U.S.‌ ‌Postal‌ ‌Service‌ ‌(USPS)‌ ‌could‌ ‌experience‌ ‌a‌ ‌32%‌ ‌decline‌ ‌in‌ ‌total‌ ‌parcel‌ ‌volume‌ ‌and‌ ‌a‌ ‌20%‌ ‌drop‌ ‌in‌ ‌shipping‌ ‌and‌ ‌package‌ ‌revenue‌ ‌should‌ ‌three‌ ‌large‌ ...
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Lake Woman Sentenced for Delay or Destruction of U.S. Mail by a Postal Employee

Jackson, Miss. – Virginia Perkins, 49, of Lake, Mississippi, was sentenced yesterday by Senior U.S. District Judge David Bramlette III to two years probation for ...
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New U.S. Postal Service truck contract worth $6.3 billion may be awarded in 2020

The U. S. Postal Service has “modified” its timeline to pick a replacement for the iconic Grumman LLV delivery truck, an agency spokeswoman said. The initial announcement ...
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Mom desperate for answers 1 year after pregnant postal worker Kierra Coles vanishes

A year ago, Kierra Coles, a young, pregnant U.S. postal worker, disappeared from her Chicago neighborhood. Since then there have been desperate pleas for help, ...
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Postal Vehicle Service Zero Base Reviews

Objective Our objective was to determine whether the U.S. Postal Service’s Postal Vehicle Service (PVS) Zero Base program was properly implemented and meeting goals. The ...
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$10K reward offered for information leading to arrest of men who stole from a USPS vehicle

PHOENIX — The U.S. Postal Inspection Service said it is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest of two ...
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Wilmette, IL Mail Carrier Under Investigation For Elder Abuse

WILMETTE, IL — A Wilmette mail carrier is under investigation after the children of an 89-year-old resident reported witnessing possible elder abuse on security cameras, ...
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USPS recognized for military employment

The Postal Service has been recognized again as one of the nation’s top employers of veterans. Viqtory, a media and marketing company that produces magazines ...
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