USPS OIG Report: Package Delivery Scanning ― Nationwide

Background The U.S. Postal Service is committed to providing customers with real-time visibility and control of their mail and package delivery services. The Postal Service’s goal is to scan all barcoded mailpieces (flats, letters, and packages) that enter the mailstream and track those items with additional scans up to the point of delivery. Scanning accuracy…

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APWU: 24th Biennial National Convention will be held in Pittsburgh, PA

Web News Article #: 106-2017 11/01/2017 – The 24th Biennial National Convention will be held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on August 20 – 23, 2018. Pre-Convention Workshops will be held on Friday, August 17 and Division Conferences on Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19. The BMC Conference will be held the Friday following the convention,…

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USPS Electronics Technician benefits from military training

Before Todd Farnham was an electronics technician with the Postal Service, he was acquiring the skills to succeed in the Marine Corps. After his four-year enlistment ended in 1984, Farnham transferred to the Marine Corps Reserve and got a job with USPS — joining the organization’s long tradition of hiring veterans. The skills that Farnham…

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How USPS uses analytics to spot problems at local offices

By Stephanie Kanowitz – Nov 01, 2017 In this era of “do more with less,” the U.S. Postal Service’s Office of the Inspector General is relying heavily on data analytics to monitor performance of post offices’ mail and retail services. “We have to take our agency, the place where it is now, and help guide…

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Post Office Dedicated in Memory of APWU Member & Activist

Web News Article #: 105-2017 10/31/2017 – On Sunday, Oct. 22, the South Shore Annex Post Office – located at 3031 Veterans Road West, Staten Island, NY – was renamed and dedicated in memory of Leonard “Lenny” Montalto. Montalto, a proud father, APWU member and local union leader was tragically killed in 2012 during Hurricane…

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USPS OIG Report: Consolidation of Mail for Chicago and San Francisco NDCs

Objective Our objective was to assess the efficiency of the U.S. Postal Service’s transportation consolidation of mail (loading, unloading, and trailer utilization) for long-haul Highway Contract Routes (HCR) for the Chicago and San Francisco Network Distribution Centers (NDC). Consolidation Deconsolidation Facility (CDF) contractors provide bedloading and recontainerization services for the Postal Service at 19 NDCs….

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USPS looking for more than 100 employees in Southern Nevada

By Joyce Lupiani – October 30, 2017 The United States Postal Service has announced that it is hiring more than 100 employees to work at processing facilities and post offices in Southern Nevada during the holiday season. The open positions include, City Carrier Assistant, Rural Carrier Associate, Assistant Rural Carrier, Mail Handler Assistant, Casual Mail…

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