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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

USPS to Gain Large Fleet of 2016 Ram ProMaster Vans

USPS to Gain Large Fleet of 2016 Ram ProMaster Vans

"...Last year, the U.S. Postal Service processed 155.4 billion pieces of mail, and it did so with a fleet of over 211,000 vehicles. Now, the USPS is upgrading its fleet with 9,113 model-year 2016 Ram ProMaster 2500 cargo vans, which should be suitable alternatives for delivering larger packages that the current Long Life Vehicle (LLV) can't handle..."    


This Article is From: motortrend.com
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USPS Says It Tried To Deliver My Package, But Home Security Video Shows Otherwise

USPS Says It Tried To Deliver My Package, But Home Security Video Shows Otherwise

"...waiting around at home all day, only to check the tracking later and find that a carrier attempted delivery when you finally left the house. That’s what happened to Consumerist reader Tony — only he had video to prove that no one from USPS ever showed up, despite what the tracking information said online..."    


This Article is From: consumerist.com
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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Settlers Bay contract post office being investigated, mail removed

Postal Service investigating Settlers Bay office

"...complaints of slow mail delivery at the Settlers Bay contract post office, a situation that came to a head on Saturday when local residents found the office had been closed...."    


This Article is From: www.frontiersman.com
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Saturday, September 19, 2015

New Hampshire Postal Workers Union has endorsed Bernie Sanders!

New Hampshire Postal Workers Union has endorsed Bernie Sanders!

"...New Hampshire Postal Workers Union has endorsed Bernie Sanders!..."    


This Article is From: www.dailykos.com
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Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Service Standards: Will the court represent the people or stand by the PRC

APWU Goes to Court Over Service Standards

"...To avoid addressing the complaint, the PRC concluded that service regulations are unenforceable. Contrary to all past pronouncements, the commission declared that service standards couldn’t be “violated” in any legally meaningful sense. “This is an unauthorized revision of the law,” said APWU President Mark Dimondstein, noting that the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act (PAEA) addresses USPS service standards. “Until the commission’s rule of unenforceability is corrected..."    


This Article is From: www.apwu.org
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Saturday, September 12, 2015

High Package Volumes Are Jamming USPS's Southern Area

High Package Volumes Are Jamming USPS's Southern Area

"...It delivers 15% more packages on average than the rest of the country; one route in Texas last year delivered twice its expected volume...."    


This Article is From: www.dmnews.com
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Wednesday, September 9, 2015

NLRB Strikes Major Blow to USPS-Staples Deal

NLRB Strikes Major Blow to USPS-Staples Deal

Proposed Remedy Would Restore Work to APWU Bargaining Unit

"...In a major blow to the Postal Service’s deal with Staples, Region 5 of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a complaint on June 26 charging that the USPS illegally subcontracted work to the office-supply chain and ordering the agency to return the work that existed on July 31, 2014, to the APWU bargaining unit...."    


This Article is From: www.apwu.org
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10 mobile tools that will bring the post office to the phone, according to the USPS OIG

10 mobile tools that will bring the post office to the phone, according to the USPS OIG

"...In anticipation of a second wave of digital disruption, the U.S. Postal Service's Inspector General released a report outlining 10 mobile-focused efforts..."    


This Article is From: www.fiercemobilegovernment.com
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Sunday, September 6, 2015

Royal Mail: Criminal gangs infiltrated postal delivery services to intercept drugs, say officials

Criminal gangs infiltrated postal delivery services to intercept drugs, say officials

"...Subcontracted drivers working for Parcelforce – the parcel delivery arm of the Royal Mail – are under investigation after delivery vans were suspected to have stopped outside addresses without dropping off packages, said officials at the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)..."    


This Article is From: www.independent.co.uk
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Saturday, September 5, 2015

Bernie Sanders has implored PMG Brennan to end organizational changes that have delayed the delivery of mail

Is Bernie Sanders Holding Back the Postal Board of Governors?

"...Sanders had implored Brennan to end organizational changes that had slowed the delivery of mail. Yet last December, the board of governors called upon a federal statute to establish a temporary emergency committee with special powers to make decisions in the absence of a quorum ..."    


This Article is From: www.dmnews.com
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Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Bomb squad destroys packages addressed to 'specific young women' at Murrysville post office

Bomb squad destroys packages addressed to 'specific young women' at Murrysville post office

"...Police said the packages were all addressed to specific female recipients. The postal service has been tracking packages to those people recently..."    


This Article is From: www.wtae.com
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