USPS OIG Management Alert: Kansas City, MO, Stamp Fulfillment Services

This alert responds to concerns brought to our attention regarding the Kansas City, MO, Stamp Fulfillment Services’ (SFS) handling and storage of the U.S. Postal Service’s off-sale inventory. Our objective was to evaluate internal controls over off-sale retail merchandise and accountable paper stored at the Kansas City SFS. Summary The Postal Service needs to improve…

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USPS OIG Management Alert: Incorrect Package Delivery Scans – James A. Farley Post Office

This management alert presents our concerns with delivery issues found at the U.S. Postal Service’s James A. Farley Post Office. Specifically, we found incorrect delivery status information for packages. This issue came to our attention during our review of Delivery Operations at the James A. Farley Post Office in response to a request from Senator…

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Siemens automates mail sorting in the delivery units of USPS in the USA

Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics Press Release – Dallas, June 20, 2016 Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) has added new address-reading technology to the mail sorting systems in the delivery units of the United States Postal Service (USPS). “Delivery Schemeless Sortation” (DSS), which is a USPS compact solution, has been enhanced by…

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APWU: Deadline Nears for PSEs to Sign Up for Health Benefits

Web News Article #: 126-20160 06/20/2016 – Postal Support Employees (PSEs) represented by the APWU have until June 30, 2016, to enroll in health insurance through the USPS Health Benefits (USPSHB) Plan. Coverage will be effective on July 9, 2016. Under the terms of an agreement between the APWU and management, the Postal Service will…

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This huge USPS shop in Eckington had a historic purpose. Next life, U-Haul?

By Michael Neibauer – June 14, 2016 For roughly five decades, the U.S. Postal Service facility at 2135 Fifth St. NE in Eckington was the only equipment shop for the entire postal system, manufacturing millions of mailbags and hundreds of thousands of postal locks every year. Last week, the Postal Service sold the 79,380-square-foot historic…

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APWU Comments on PRC Report to the President and Congress

Pursuant to Section 701 of the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act Document Type: Comments, Orders/Responses to Orders Filed On: 06/14/2016 Filing Party: American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO Order #: 3238 Source: PRC.gov Related: Postal stakeholders file comments for the PRC’s 701 report to the President and Congress

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