Federal Register: OPM Proposes Additional Requirements and Clarifications on PSHB

SUMMARY: May 24, 2024 The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a notice of proposed rulemaking to clarify and establish additional requirements regarding the Postal Service Health Benefits (PSHB) Program, which was established pursuant to the Postal Service Reform Act of 2022. This proposed rule expands on previous regulations concerning the PSHB Program and…

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USPS OIG Report: Network Modernization – The Changing Role of Postmasters

Background The U.S. Postal Service is modernizing its network to standardize operations and gain efficiencies as part of its Delivering for America plan. One key effort is to transfer delivery operations from multiple post offices into a new Sorting and Delivery Center (S&DC). These changes impact the daily roles of postmasters at both the S&DC…

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USPS OIG Report: Mail Theft Mitigation and Response – Queens, NY

Background This report presents the results of our audit of Mail Theft Mitigation and Response at the Jamaica Main, South Richmond Hill, and Woodside stations in Queens, NY (Project Number 24-037). The stations are in New York 2 District of the Retail and Delivery Operations, Atlantic Area. Our objective was to assess the U.S. Postal…

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Oshkosh Corporation to Display Next Generation Delivery Vehicle at 2024 ACT Expo

OSHKOSH, Wis. (May 21, 2024) – Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), a leading innovator of purpose-built vehicles and equipment, will showcase two electrified, route-based fleet vehicles in booth #2717 at ACT Expo in Las Vegas from May 20-23, 2024. Oshkosh is leading the way in electrifying purpose-built, route-based commercial fleet vehicles. The Company has introduced industry-altering, electrified products in nearly every…

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USPS provides update on historic modernization efforts

May 21, 2024 To further clarify the implementation plans of the Postal Service for the Mail Processing Facility Reviews that have been completed — and continued activity on regional processing and distribution centers, sorting and delivery centers, and local processing centers — Postmaster General Louis DeJoy sent a letter on May 20 to Sen. Gary…

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NALC: Protect Our Letter Carriers Act introduced in Senate

May 17, 2024 On May 16, Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Josh Hawley (R-MO) introduced the Protect Our Letter Carriers Act (H.R. 7629 / S. 4356). The Senate companion bill comes after Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Greg Landsman (D-OH) introduced the bill in the House in March, which currently has 71 cosponsors. The bipartisan…

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USPS Board of Governors May 9, 2024 open session meeting (audio and slides)

Presentation Slides PMG’s Remarks to BOG Source: USPS Related: USPS reports second-quarter financial results

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USPS reports second-quarter financial results

May 9, 2024 The Postal Service has reported its financial results for fiscal year 2024’s second quarter (Jan. 1-March 31). Here are some highlights: • Revenue. Total operating revenue was $19.7 billion, an increase of 2.1 percent compared with the same quarter one year earlier. Shipping and packages revenue increased 1.2 percent, First-Class Mail revenue increased…

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