USPS OIG Report: City Carriers Returning After 6 P.M. – South Florida District

Objective Strong consumer demand for goods purchased over the internet has driven growth in the package market despite otherwise declining mail volume. This growing package segment provides the U.S. Postal Service an opportunity to expand services and increase revenue. With this growth, city carriers and non-career city carrier assistants (CCA) are now delivering more packages…

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USPS: Inspectors offer holiday safety tips to letter carriers

The Postal Inspection Service is offering letter carriers and other employees some safety tips for the holiday delivery season:  Avoid becoming a target. Don’t display mobile phones or other electronic devices while on your route. Avoid wearing jewelry and minimize the amount of cash you carry.  Stay alert. Don’t wear headphones so you can hear…

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USPS to deliver early in the morning, later in the evening during holidays

December 7, 2017 With the holidays in full swing, the Postal Service is delivering more cards, letters, and packages every day. This means our customers will start to see postal employees delivering packages earlier in the morning, later in the evening, and on Sundays. “The Postal Service is well prepared to meet our customers’ needs…

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Oregon Letter Carrier robbed at 6:20 pm, $10K reward offered

November 29, 2017 GLADSTONE, OR (KPTV) – The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering a reward up to $10,000 to track down the two men who robbed a letter carrier in Gladstone. The robbery occurred at 6:20 p.m. Tuesday near the intersection of West Dartmouth Street and Beatrice Avenue. The Postal Service did not release…

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USPS OIG Blog: Delivery After Dark

September 18, 2017 Who doesn’t like finding a package they ordered online on their doorstep at an unexpected time, like, say, late in the evening just before you turn out the porch light for the night? Consumers have come to expect quick delivery of parcels, often at odd hours of the day. This new paradigm…

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Residents are getting more nighttime visits from postal carriers

(December 20, 2014) Moonlight shone over Mandeville Canyon on a recent night when Christen Carter noticed something out of place: a U.S. Postal Service truck making deliveries. “Who’s getting mail at night?” said Carter, 45. An increasing number of residents both in Los Angeles and across the nation are asking that question as they deal…

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