Non-Postal Labor Union Coalition asks PRC for unredacted copy of USPS-Amazon contract. USPS says “no way.”

August 5, 2022 To investigate claims USPS is giving undue preference to Amazon packages, a coalition of nonpostal labor unions asked the Postal Regulatory Commission for an unredacted copy of the USPS-Amazon contract. USPS says “no way.” Joint Statement of USPS and SOC – 8/5/2022 USPS-Amazon REDACTED Shipping Services Contract – 12/29/2020 Source: Save the…

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APWU: Ten Sites Identified for Initial Conversion into Sorting and Delivery Centers

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Wednesday, August 3, 2022 Subject: Fwd: Notification GCCC20220274 Ten Sites Identified for Initial Conversion into Sorting and Delivery Centers We just received the following notification to APWU President Mark Dimondstein and are in the process of making a Request for Informations based on the subject matter. Director of Industrial Relation,…

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Reinvigorating USPS: PMG discusses strategies, progress at event

 July 28, 2022 Postmaster General Louis DeJoy participated in an event this week in Washington, DC, to discuss the reinvigoration and transformation of the Postal Service. DeJoy focused on the organization’s progress under the Delivering for America plan, including ongoing improvements to the USPS processing network and transportation strategies. He also highlighted efforts to…

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Postal Service Modernization Enables Expanded Electric Vehicle Opportunity

July 20, 2022 The Postal Service announces change of scope of the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for its Next Generation Delivery Vehicles (NGDVs) to further reflect network refinements, route optimization, and financial improvements that will support a shortened delivery vehicle procurement strategy interval Under the adjusted scope, at least 50 percent of newly ordered…

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USPS: New prices, classifications take effect July 10

July 8, 2022 Additional price and classification changes — as well as a Priority Mail enhancement and a new method of determining zone assignments — are slated to take effect July 10. Here’s an overview: • Price changes: As the Postal Service has previously announced, the price of a Forever stamp will increase from 58…

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USPS, DMV pilot program in California will continue until October 2022

July 6, 2022 The Postal Service has extended a pilot program that provides customers at select California Post Offices with state motor vehicles services. The pilot, which began last fall, will now continue until October 2022. Through the program, the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has placed self-service kiosks in participating Post Offices in…

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PMG DeJoy updates employees in new video

July 5, 2022 Postmaster General Louis DeJoy updates employees on the Delivering for America plan in his latest video message. Topics include the organization’s steady progress in service performance and upcoming significant improvements to the processing and delivery network and USPS transportation strategies. The video, released July 5, is available on Link and other postal…

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