USPS OIG Report: Mail Delivery Issues – West Park Station 

Background This report presents the results of our self-initiated audit of Mail Delivery Issues – West Park Station, Philadelphia, PA (Project Number 19RG030DRT000). The West Park Station is in the Philadelphia Metro District of the Eastern Area. This audit was designed to provide U.S. Postal Service management with timely information on potential delivery risks at…

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‘Mail goes by us like 2 times before it gets here’: Rural Montana waits for Postal Reform

By Tom Lutey – April 16, 2017 Rosebud School students know the shortest distance between two points is a straight line, which is why the U.S. Postal Service’s mail route to this tiny Eastern Montana town is a head-scratcher. ”The mail goes by us like two times before it gets here,” said Lori Reierson, who…

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USPS Has Achieved Just a Fraction of Its Projected Savings From Slowing Mail Delivery

By Eric Katz – September 19, 2016 The U.S. Postal Service is not realizing the savings it projected when it slowed mail delivery and closed facilities, according to a new audit, which also found the mailing agency was struggling to meet its new standards. USPS said when it virtually eliminated overnight mail while shifting much…

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Slow Delivery Could Cost the Postal Service Millions This Election Season

By Eric Katz – March 18, 2016 They don’t call it snail mail for nothing, it would appear. The U.S. Postal Service could be missing out on critical revenue during the election season as it continues to deliver mail more slowly, according to a new report. The postal inspector general published a management advisory this…

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USPS bumps up collection times at hundreds of points across Kansas

By Justin Wingerter – November 28, 2015 The U.S. Postal Service has changed its collection times at hundreds of points across Kansas since August, an adjustment critics say is causing a slow degradation of postal quality in the state. Brian Sperry, a regional spokesman for the Postal Service, said 340 collection points west of Topeka…

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It’s not just you: Letters really are taking longer to get delivered

By Lisa Rein – April 27, 2015 The U.S. mail is slowing down. In January, the Postal Service eliminated overnight delivery for local first-class letters that used to arrive the next day. Anywhere from 20 percent to half of the rest of the first-class mail sent every day now takes an extra day of delivery…

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Cape Girardeau mail-processing change could create delays, postal employees say

By Erin Ragan – March 31, 2015 In a few weeks, mail processing by the U.S. Postal Service will come to an end in Cape Girardeau, which employees of the center say could lead to longer waits for letter and package deliveries. April 18 is the official end date given to employees for mail processing…

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Video: Residents on Clarendon Avenue in Flatbush fed up with mail delivery issues

USPS says it is looking into the current situation with local management. (3/28/15) BROOKLYN – Residents in Flatbush claim they have been jumping through hoops to get their mail delivered. Tenants on Clarendon Avenue say that since February, the post office has not been delivering any of their mail. USPS confirmed in a statement that…

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