Amazon Introduces Prime Now: One-Hour Delivery for $7.99, Two-Hour Delivery is Free

Prime Now launches in Manhattan today with plans to expand to additional cities in 2015 SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec. 18, 2014– Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced Prime Now, the newest benefit for Prime members, which offers one-hour delivery on tens of thousands of daily essentials through a mobile app. Prime Now is powered by Amazon’s growing…

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Another post office gets annexed: North Platte to relocate from downtown to industrial tract

(December 18, 2014) The Postal Service is continuing to close downtown post offices and move retail services to inconveniently located postal facilities on the outskirts of town. While these carrier annexes and mail processing plants may function best where there’s plenty of room for parking for postal workers and easy access for delivery trucks, these…

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Video: APWU President on The Ed Show – Christmas Seasons Will Never Be the Same

<span class=”news-date-inline”><span class=”date-display-single”>12/18/2014</span> – </span> Web News Article #: 237-2014 APWU President Mark Dimondstein sounded the alarm on The Ed Show on Dec. 17, telling viewers, “Our Christmas seasons will never be the same,” if service standards are lowered on Jan. 5 and 82 mail processing centers are closed. “And at a time of the holiday…

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USPS OIG: Capital District Vulnerability Assessment

Audit Report – IT-AR-15-001 – 12/12/2014 Background The U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General’s Information Technology Security Risk Model identified the Capital District as being among the five most at-risk districts for multiple quarters during fiscal years (FY) 2013 and 2014. Security events during those periods included instances of malicious software which can affect…

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Video: Expect more shipping delays from USPS starting next year

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 10:42PM HOUSTON (KTRK) — Over the last two weeks we’ve been telling you about delayed packages that the we uncovered at the U.S. Post Service and now we know it’s just the beginning. All of us will be seeing slower delivery times and it starts in a matter of days. Our…

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