Wedding invitations go missing in the mail (video)

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WIVB) – Linda Lorentz personally carried the 120 invitations to her daughter’s wedding into the Orchard Park Post Office on May 27, but nine days later, not one of them has been delivered. “It’s so baffling,” said Linda. The invitations were something special, according to the bride-to-be, Gina Lorentz, whose uncle did…

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USPS: Improving together – USPS, Amazon use LSS to strengthen service

The Postal Service and Amazon are using the Lean Six Sigma (LSS) improvement process to strengthen the way the two organizations serve customers. Through a pilot project, Amazon will drop off shipments at Post Offices near the customers who are supposed to receive the packages. Previously, Amazon took the shipments to USPS mail processing plants,…

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USPS: June is LGBT Pride Month

June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, an annual observance of the history of gay rights and related movements. The Postal Service recognizes the contributions of LGBT people and the importance of fostering diversity and inclusion, including supporting LGBT-friendly workplaces. Last month, the Postal Service honored Harvey Milk, one of the nation’s…

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Commissioner says radical change needed for USPS to survive

WATERTOWN — Radical changes have to be made to the structure of the U.S. Postal Service for it to survive, according to Postal Regulatory Commissioner Robert G. Taub, the keynote speaker during a luncheon Thursday at the Black River Valley Club on Washington Street. Mr. Taub discussed the many hurdles facing the nation’s Postal Service…

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PRC: Active Employee Statistical Summary (HAT Report), PP 12, FY 2014

Postal Service Active Employee Statistical Summary (HAT Report) Pay Period 12, FY 2014 Filed On: 6/5/2014 Number of Active Employees By Position Type: Number of Active Employees By Union Code: via U.S. Postal Regulatory Commission

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Vandiver residents concerned for future of post office

NORTH SHELBY —About 50 people attended a town hall meeting about the future of the Vandiver Post Office at the Vandiver-Sterrett Senior Center June 5. Willie Trawick, manager of post office operations in the Alabama District, said Vandiver residents voted to shorten post office hours, as per a survey distributed to 460 residents four weeks…

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USPS: Systems at Work (video)

Published on Jun 5, 2014 Each day the United States Postal Service processes hundreds of millions of pieces of mail and delivers to over 150 million addresses. At the center of this bustling postal network are more than a hundred Processing and Distribution Centers spread across the United States. Follow these letters, catalogs, magazines, and…

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USPS: Moving forward – Employees hear advice on ‘networking night’

If “speed dating” can help someone find a significant other, can “speed networking” help postal employees advance in their careers? San Diego District is putting this theory to the test. The district, faced with more than 80 Executive and Administration Schedule vacancies, recently held a “speed networking night” that allowed more than 200 EAS candidates…

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