U.S. Postal Service searching for the mail truck of the future

By Gary Gastelu – February 27, 2015 The U.S. Postal Service has ordered a special delivery for itself. The agency is looking to replace its aging fleet of very aptly named Long Life Vehicles (LLVs) — the iconic, boxy mail trucks with the sloped hoods that have been pulling up in front of American homes…

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Postal Service’s next-gen van carries a $6 billion prize

By Gabe Nelson – February 14, 2015 Snow, rain, heat and gloom of night can’t stop the nation’s mail carriers from completing their appointed rounds. But broken-down delivery trucks can. Faced with rising maintenance costs for its aging fleet and needing extra cargo space to satisfy the desires of online shoppers, the U.S. Postal Service…

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APWU: Postal Union Alliance Held Joint Webinar on Plant Consolidations

Web News Article #: 163-24 09/06/2014 – The four postal unions held a joint webinar on Aug. 28 for union members at the 82 sites where plants are scheduled for consolidation or closure beginning in January 2015. The occasion marked the first time the four unions have engaged in joint training at the national level….

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