USPS: Video explains new procedures for carriers

The Postal Service has released a video to help customers understand new delivery procedures to promote social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic. The one-minute video, titled “Help Us Serve You: Mail Carriers,” explains that letter carriers will knock on a customer’s door instead of ringing a doorbell. Instead of asking a customer to sign for…

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USPS modifies procedures for carriers

The Postal Service has modified procedures for letter carriers to help them practice social distancing while delivering mail and packages. For example, carriers should avoid ringing a customer’s doorbell when possible. When knocking on a customer’s door, the carrier should avoid areas that may be frequently touched. When a carrier delivers an item that requires…

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USPS Selects Zebra Technologies as Next-Gen Mobile Delivery Device Provider

300,000 Zebra TC77 touch computers will optimize delivery network with real-time visibility for letter carriers LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. – Oct. 29, 2019 – Zebra Technologies Corporation, an innovator at the edge of the enterprise with solutions and partners that enable businesses to gain a performance edge, today announced that the United States Postal Service (USPS) awarded…

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Postal Bulletin highlights National Dog Bite Prevention Week

National Dog Bite Prevention Week, April 14–20, 2019 Sponsored by the United States Postal Service®, National Dog Bite Prevention Week* is a public service campaign that offers safety tips and emphasizes the need for increased owner responsibility in the prevention of dog attacks. From nips and bites to vicious attacks, aggressive dog behavior poses a…

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USPS: New guidebook offered on postal uniforms

SPS has introduced a pictorial guidebook that managers and supervisors can use to help ensure employees wear their uniforms properly. Postal Uniform Guidelines features images of employees wearing appropriate attire. The head-to-toe photographs show actual uniformed employees who serve the public, including letter carriers, retail associates and motor vehicle operators. “Every day, we deliver to…

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NALC: Contact your rep on privatization resolution before August recess

NALC Legislative Update – July 25, 2018 Last week, a group of 10 bipartisan representatives including Reps. Rodney Davis (R-IL), Stephen Lynch (D-MA), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Paul Cook (R-CA), Brian Mast (R-FL), Don Young (R-AK), Cedric Richmond (D-LA), Stephanie Murphy (D-FL), Dave Loebsack (D-IA) and Marcia Fudge (D-OH) introduced a House Resolution (H. Res. 993)…

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APWU: Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is Saturday, May 12

Web News Article #: 46-2018 05/04/2018 – The APWU National officers are asking members to actively support the 26th Annual National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Saturday, May 12. Last year, carriers collected more than 71 million pounds of food. Donations were collected in over 10,000 cities and towns…

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USPS: Employees reminded to use updated notices

The Postal Service wants employees to remember to use the re-designed PS Form 3849, which carriers are required to leave when they are unable to deliver an item successfully.  The form — now called “We ReDeliver For You!” — features a simpler format with additional instructions for letter carriers, retail associates and customers. USPS began…

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