USPS taking steps toward greater efficiency

Under the leadership of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, the Postal Service is developing a business plan to ensure that the organization will be financially stable and able to continue to provide reliable, affordable, safe and secure delivery of mail and packages to all customers. This plan, which will be presented to the USPS Board of…

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Saturday & Selected Monday Holiday Operational Changes Coming to Santa Ana P&DC January 17, 2015

I received an email on January 9, 2015: “I thought that you might like to know, that the Santa Ana District has decided to once again, transport all of Saturday’s collection mail, down to Margaret Sellers P&DC in San Diego. This mail consists of all of Industry, Anaheim, and Torrance, as well as Santa Ana…

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USPS OIG: Lack of Service Standard Change Information in Area Mail Processing Feasibility Studies

Audit Report – NO-MA-15-001 – 10/06/2014 [PDF] Conclusion The Postal Service has not analyzed the impact of planned service standard changes or informed stakeholders of the changes related to Phase 2 consolidations. Specifically, management did not complete the service standard impacts worksheet in 91 of the 95 AMP feasibility studies. The other four feasibility studies…

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Senators Seek to Protect 15,000 Postal Jobs

A group of lawmakers is urging colleagues who are drafting spending bills to prohibit the U.S. Postal Service from moving forward with its plan to close 80 more processing facilities. The Postal Service announced last month that in January 2015 it would begin the previously delayed second phase of its “network rationalization” plan. Twenty-two senators…

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