Historic Plant City post office discontinued, headed for sale

(February 8, 2015) Earlier this week, the Postal Service announced that the historic post office on Reynolds Street In downtown Plant City, Florida, is being discontinued. It’s the first such discontinuance in over 16 months. The Plant City post office has been closed since June 2013, when the Postal Service shut down the 1935 facility…

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Video: Politics delaying consolidation of Florence, SC mail processing plant

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) – The Florence mail processing and distribution facility now has three more months before it’s scheduled to be completely relocated to Columbia. Political pressure from Congress has caused the United States Postal Service to delay the consolidation of a total of 82 processing facilities from January 15, to April 18, according to…

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Report: Tucson would lose $49M in postal consolidation

By Yoohyun Jung – December 6, 2014 Tucson would lose $49 million in economic activity as a result of its mail processing facility’s consolidation to Phoenix, an analysis report shows. The U.S. Postal Service Tucson processing and distribution center on Cherrybell Stravenue is one of 82 mail processing and distribution centers in the country facing consolidation…

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Concerns over Eureka, CA mail sorting operation move to Medford, OR

Officials worried about impact on jobs, delivery, election ballots With the decision to move mail sorting operations from Eureka to Oregon, community members and officials have voiced concerns over how it will impact residents, businesses, post office employees and mail delivery. U.S. Postal Service spokesman James Wigdel said the overall impact of the move to…

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21CPW Special Report: Cape Girardeau Mail Processing Intentionally Delayed – OIG fails to act, APWU HQ silent

Fraud, corruption, and failure to protect the US Mail delivery standards abounds nationwide due to the USPS PMG’s ill conceived and incompetently implemented carnage of public mail service standards under the guise of Network Consolidation / Realignment. A new page at www.21cpw.com was created to highlight just one example of the intentional and deliberate efforts to “hide” and delay…

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Reduced hours, closure mulled for Lindley, NY Post Office

(July 4, 2014) The U.S. Postal Service is considering reducing hours at the Lindley Post Office or closing it altogether, and wants input from town residents before making a decision. Flyers have been mailed out, and the deadline to return them is Monday. The surveys are also available at the Lindley Post Office. Also, a…

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Paducah’s Mail Processing Facility Set to Close, Could Lead to Longer Delivery Times

(July 2, 2014) Mail delivery times could lengthen in the Purchase area with the oncoming closure of Paducah’s processing plant. The US Postal Service announced the consolidation of more than 80 mail facilities this week. Mail processed in Paducah would go to Evansville, Indiana, once the closure is complete. American Postal Workers Union Local 2500…

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USPS to close Madison facility, 3 others

MADISON, Wis. – The U.S. Postal Service plans to close four Wisconsin distribution centers, including one in Madison. The Madison facility is on a consolidation list posted at the Post Office website. A letter to customers posted on the USPS website states the consolidation of 82 facilities nationwide will begin in January 2015 and be…

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