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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U.S. Postal Service Recommends New Prices for July 2024

April 9, 2024 USPS has notified the Postal Regulatory Commission of mailing services price changes to take effect Sunday, July 14. The proposed adjustments, approved by the Postal Service governors, would raise mailing services product prices approximately 7.8 percent. The commission will review the changes before they are scheduled to take effect. If favorably reviewed,…

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USPS OIG Report: Effectiveness of the New Regional Processing and Distribution Center in Richmond, VA

Background The U.S. Postal Service is redesigning its processing network with the goal of creating a best-in-class mail and package processing network as part of its 10-year strategic Delivering for America plan. The Postal Service plans to create a modernized network based around Regional Processing and Distribution Centers (RP&DC), local processing centers, and sorting and…

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USPS Sets Broad Goals to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2030

New, sweeping sustainability targets aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, grow the circular economy and increase environmental awareness across the organization By 2030, the Postal Service seeks to reduce emissions from fuel and electricity by 40 percent and reduce emissions from services purchased by 20 percent Today’s announcement comes as USPS readies to deploy first…

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APWU: Updated Mail Processing Facility Review (MPFR) Spreadsheet

Updated MPFR Spreadsheet – January 31, 2024 Also see: USPS Mail Processing Facility Review (MPFR) website

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USPS Unveils First Postal Electric Vehicle Charging Stations and Electric Delivery Vehicles

Hundreds of new USPS Sorting and Delivery Centers to be equipped with infrastructure to power more than 66,000 USPS electric delivery vehicles Agency also debuted newly purchased commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) electric delivery vehicles  Rollout of nation’s largest electric vehicle fleet part of 10-year Delivering for America® plan to modernize the nation’s postal network ATLANTA — Today,…

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APWU: Modernization Creating Delayed Mail, Poor Retail Service, and Demise of Postal Service in Our Local Communities

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Tuesday, December 5, 2023 Please disseminate to the field. This is total BS and we should be contacting our congressional leaders. I KNOW I AM!!! You can’t help but save money if you don’t schedule the proper staffing, This is the DeJoy announced holiday plan. Supposedly the new technology and…

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