USPS: KS maintenance employee’s idea saves time, boosts processing on APPS

Chuck Vellar knew there had to be a better way.  Vellar — a mail processing equipment mechanic with 33 years of postal experience — fixes machines at the Kansas City, KS, Network Distribution Center (NDC). One machine, the Automated Package Processing System (APPS), scans and sorts as many as 9,500 Priority Mail parcels and bundles…

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Phoenix needs experienced Maintenance Mechanics (PS-07)

Via Phoenix Metro Area Maintenance Craft Director Mike Isaacson: Phoenix needs experienced Maintenance Mechanics (PS-07). If you are interested make sure you update your eReassign information. You may also contact Terry Cook, Manager Maintenance Operations at 602-225-3018 for more specifics. Also see MS Word version: Phoenix Maintenance Recruitment Poster [docx]  

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USPS OIG: Award of the Diebold, Inc. Contract

Audit Report – SM-AR-14-005 – 06/04/2014 BACKGROUND: U.S. Postal Service maintenance mechanics traditionally have repaired and changed locks for Postal Service-owned mailboxes. To reallocate maintenance mechanics from the field to mail processing facilities, Western Area Maintenance Operations asked Supply Management to contract this work. The Postal Service awarded a contract to Diebold, Inc. on September…

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