USPS has announced key network infrastructure investments, operational changes

April 27, 2021 The Postal Service has announced key network infrastructure investments to meet the evolving mailing and shipping needs of the American public and business customers ahead of the 2021 holiday season. The initiatives — part of Delivering for America, the organization’s 10-year plan to achieve financial sustainability and service excellence — will include:…

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USPS: New district managers announced

The managers of the Postal Service’s newly configured districts were named last week. The districts, part of Retail and Delivery Operations, focus on the acceptance and delivery of mail and packages. Under a plan announced this month, the 67 districts will be consolidated into 50. The new territories will align closely to state borders and…

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USPS: Dock Employees Supervision Change Notice to APWU, NPMHU

Dear Mark, This is in further reference to he Postal Service’s previous correspondence (copies enclosed), concerning the implementation of a new organizational structure that separates Logistics from Mail Processing and Maintenance. The most recent notice was dated January 8. As previously informed, all Expeditors and Ramp Clerks will report to a designated Logistics management official….

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USPS OIG Report: Late and Extra Trips at the Richmond, VA, P&DC

Background We conducted this audit of late and extra trips at the Richmond Processing and Distribution Center (P&DC) in Sandston, VA, to provide Postal Service management with timely information on operational risks. On July 10, 2020, the postmaster general announced operational changes. Specifically, the Postal Service would eliminate unnecessary late and extra trips outside of…

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Postal Regulatory Commission wants answers

The Postal Regulatory Commission wants answers. Check out the first of its information requests for the annual compliance review. They’re all about bad on-time service performance and getting more details about management’s explanations and justifications. PRC to USPS: Please explain how the Postal Service took into account the COVID-19 pandemic and the expected increase in…

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USPS OIG: Top 10 Postal Stories of 2020

It’s that time again for our top ten postal stories of the year! While we do this every year, 2020 saw more than its fair share of important news stories about the Postal Service. Well let’s face it, it saw more than its fair share of front page news stories in general. Here’s our countdown,…

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USPS OIG Report: Operational Changes to Mail Delivery

Objective This report responds to an August 7, 2020, congressional request regarding concerns that Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s modifications to U.S. Postal Service staffing and policies had an adverse effect on Postal Service operations, leading to slower and less reliable mail delivery. This report also responds to a number of recent similar congressional requests. We…

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PMG DeJoy updates employees in new video

September 17, 2020 In his latest video message, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy updates employees on the organization’s recent activities. Topics include operational changes; service improvements; the ongoing response to the coronavirus pandemic, as well as the response to Hurricane Laura, wildfires and other emergencies; and the Postal Service’s commitment to deliver election-related mail. DeJoy, who…

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