OIG Report: Internal Controls Over Sarasota Contract Postal Unit

Background The objective of this audit was to determine whether internal controls were in place and effective over the management of the Gold Tree Contract Postal Unit (CPU) by the Sarasota, FL, Main Post Office. The OIG uses data analytics to evaluate the Postal Service’s financial information. Host Administrative Offices (HAO) are required to conduct…

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APWU: Convention Attendance Growing; New Hotel Added

Web News Article #: 109-2016 05/18/2016 – The APWU has secured additional hotel accommodations for delegates to the union’s 23rd Biennial National Convention in Orlando, FL, in August, Secretary-Treasurer Liz Powell has announced. Delegates and the guests can now make reservations at the Coronado Springs Resort, located at 1000 West Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena…

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APWU: Make Preparations Now for National Convention

Web News Article #: 066-2016 03/28/2016 – Locals, state organizations and members-at-large are urged to begin making plans now for the American Postal Workers Union’s 23rd Biennial Convention, which will take place Aug. 22-25, in Orlando, FL. Fighting for Justice is the theme of this year’s convention. Credentials April 1, 2016, is opening day for…

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USPS: New Small Parcel Sorting System (SPSS) exceeding expectations

Parcels are moving faster than ever through five USPS plants that are testing new small-package sorting equipment — and exceeding expectations. Since installing the machines earlier this year, the Postal Service has found they can sort more than 6,000 small parcels per hour, or roughly 1,000 more per hour than expected. The top-performing site is…

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Jacksonville USPS sorting facility to take on Gainesville mail

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The United States Postal Service admits it will change the way you get first class mail and periodicals. They call it the phase 2 rationalization and one of the places being affected is the sorting facility in Jacksonville. Most people we found dropping off mail at Jacksonville’s main sorting facility had no…

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