PMG DeJoy says USPS is prepared (video)

November 23, 2021 In his latest video message, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy says the Postal Service is in good shape for the coming holiday season. “We told the country and our customers that we are ready for their holiday mail and packages,” DeJoy says. “I am proud to say that we are all delivering on…

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USPS: New chart shows first-class parcel differences

November 22, 2021 With the holiday peak season around the corner, the Postal Service has created a chart to help employees quickly sort out the requirements for First-Class Package Service-Retail and First-Class Package Service-Commercial parcels. The one-page chart details the similarities and differences between the products. For instance, the maximum size for a for First-Class…

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USPS OIG Report: Fiscal Year 2022 Peak Mailing Season Preparedness

Objective Our objective was to evaluate U.S. Postal Service’s preparedness for the fiscal year (FY) 2022 peak mailing season. Each year, increased mail volume during the Postal Service’s peak mailing season —November through January — significantly strains the Postal Service’s processing and distribution network. During the peak mailing season of FY 2021, package volume increased…

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USPS OIG Report: Property Condition Reviews – Kentucky

Background The Whitley City (leased), Monticello (owned), and West Somerset (owned) post offices are in the Kentucky – West Virginia District. The Postal Service is required to maintain a safe and healthy environment for both employees and customers in accordance with its internal policies and procedures and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety laws….

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President Biden Announces Nominees for USPS Board of Governors

President Biden Announces Nominees for United States Postal Service Board of Governors NOVEMBER 19, 2021 Today, President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate two leaders to the bipartisan United States Postal Service Board of Governors to replace outgoing Governors Ron Bloom and John Barger. Daniel Tangherlini, Nominee for Governor, United States Postal Service Derek…

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USPS: Open season webinars – Employees can register for virtual sessions

The Postal Service is offering a special webinar for employees who want to learn more about their options during this year’s open season benefits enrollment period. The session, “Open Season 101,” is being offered several times throughout open season, which runs from Nov. 8-Dec. 13. Each session takes place through the Zoom videoconferencing platform; participants can…

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USPS OIG Five Year Strategic Plan ― Fiscal Years 2022-2026

In this Five-Year Strategic Plan for FYs 2022—2026, we present our strategic goals and implementation strategies, which reflect our ongoing effort to align with Postal Service and stakeholder strategies. Our three strategic goals are: Promote Efficiency and Effectiveness of Postal Operations -Make recommendations that enhance service and improve operational economy efficiency and effectiveness. -Explore emerging…

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