USPS/NRLCA MOU Allowing Voluntary Peak Sunday Work for Regular Carriers

For the following Sundays, December 8, 17 and 22, 2019, regular rural carriers may volunteer to work on Sunday. Managers will ask for volunteer regular rural carriers who wish to work on these three Sundays. Volunteering to work on these identified Sundays does not provide a guarantee or entitlement to work on these days. Regular…

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USPS releases holiday delivery estimates

The Postal Service will deliver more than 15 billion mailpieces this holiday season, according to projections released Oct. 25. Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, USPS expects to deliver 850 million packages — an increase of more than 10 percent from the same period last year. “The Postal Service is well prepared to meet our…

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“We Deliver for Amazon”: The Postal Service’s New Priority

(March 15, 2015) A former postal worker in Greensboro, North Carolina, named Paul Barbot has written two excellent articles for Alternet about his experiences dealing with Amazon deliveries as a City Carrier Assistant (CCA). The first of them — “The Horrific New Marriage Between Your Post Office and Amazon Sunday” — was published in February,…

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Video: Sunday deliveries bring changes and challenges to United States Postal workers

By Leslie Ackerson – January 11, 2015 (WBIR) One of the oldest practices in US history is making some big changes.  Customers are now receiving packages from the United States Postal Service on Sundays. During the Thanksgiving and Christmas Holiday season, the US Postal Service partnered with Amazon to bring customers deliveries all 7 days…

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USPS: Sunday success – Expanded deliveries get results

(December 10, 2014) The Postal Service is delivering packages to customers seven days a week through Christmas in major cities and high-volume locations across the nation. Sunday delivery began Nov. 23 to accommodate the surge in package deliveries fueled by the record growth in online shopping. Last Sunday alone, 3.2 million packages were delivered and…

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USPS to deliver packages on Sundays in Spring Grove, Illinois

SPRING GROVE, Illinois – Online shopping on sites such as Amazon has led to the U.S. Postal Service delivering packages to a growing number of towns – including Spring Grove – on Sundays. The expanded delivery will start this Sunday, according to a news release from the U.S. Postal Service, which asked residents to make sure walkways…

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