USPS OIG Report: Rock Springs, WY, Customer Service Mail Processing Center Consolidation

Background The U.S. Postal Service uses Area Mail Processing (AMP) guidelines to consolidate mail processing functions and increase productivity through more efficient use of equipment, facilities, staffing, and transportation. These consolidations are intended to reduce costs and maintain quality service. The Postal Service conducted an AMP feasibility study for the Rock Springs Customer Service Mail…

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Officials Tour Flandro Drive USPS Processing Center in Pocatello, ID

October 20, 2015 On Tuesday, local government officials took a tour of the United States Post Office processing center that closed down in April. The mayors of Pocatello and Chubbuck along with representatives from Senator Crapo’s office, postal officials from Pocatello and Salt Lake City and the executive director of Old Town Pocatello toured the…

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Where unreadable addresses are read, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Since the world has not yet invented a robot capable of reading crappy handwriting, a team of the finest postal workers in the United States toils day and night in an effort to deliver the most indecipherable of mail. Shifts last eight hours, and employees are trained to take ten seconds or less with each…

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Video: USPS continues to owe parking tickets, break parking laws

By Mike Headrick – April 28, 2015 A KSL investigation showed the United States Postal Service owes Salt Lake City thousands of dollars in unpaid parking tickets. After the story aired, both sides agreed to resolve the issue, but it appears postal workers are still breaking city laws. “How many (tickets) have you gotten?” KSL…

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APWU: PMG Donahoe ‘Wanted’ in Salt Lake City

Web News Article #: 167-2014 09/11/2014 – If Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe thought his speech to a group of business mailers in Salt Lake City on Sept. 10 was going to be a quiet, uneventful affair, he was mistaken. A coalition of unions and postal customers showed up outside the Grand America Hotel, the site…

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