PMG To Postmasters and Managers “We’ll continue to grow, but that growth has slowed”

PMG To Postmasters and Managers “We’ll continue to grow, but that growth has slowed”

‘We Must Remain Competitive and Provide the Best Customer Service’ 8/9/17 – Postmaster General Megan Brennan congratulated UPMA members on their first national convention and thanked them for the opportunity to address them. She also thanked the veterans in the audience and said the agency is proud to be the largest civilian employer of veterans. […]

Return to Rule of Law in Trump Administration Marked by Increase in Key Immigration Statistics

Return to Rule of Law in Trump Administration Marked by Increase in Key Immigration Statistics

Return to Rule of Law in Trump Administration Marked by Increase in Key Immigration Statistics 8/8/17 – The Executive Office of Immigration Review today released data on orders of removal, voluntary departures, and final decisions for the first six months of the Trump Administration. The data released for Feb. 1, 2017 – July 31, 2017 […]

Former letter carrier from Cleveland Heights, OH sentenced to prison for trafficking cocaine

Former letter carrier from Cleveland Heights, OH sentenced to prison for trafficking cocaine

Friday, August 11, 2017 Former letter carrier from Cleveland Heights sentenced to prison for trafficking cocaine A Cleveland Heights woman was sentenced to more than two years in prison for trafficking cocaine. Rayvonna Taylor, 28, worked as a U.S. Postal Service mail carrier in Cleveland. Between August 2015 and May 2016, she facilitated the delivery […]

NALC President Responds To Postal Service 3rd Quarter 2017 Financial Results

NALC President Responds To Postal Service 3rd Quarter 2017 Financial Results

8/10/17 – Today’s financial report shows the underlying business strength of the U.S. Postal Service while also indicating the need to address external matters beyond USPS control. The quarterly operating loss of $587 million puts the Postal Service in the red by $55 million three-quarters through the 2017 Fiscal Year. These figures reflect the impact […]

Former Nampa, ID Postal Employee Indicted for Mail Theft

Former Nampa, ID Postal Employee Indicted for Mail Theft

Nampa Woman Indicted for Mail Theft BOISE – 8/10/17 – Laura Alicia Cox, 56, of Nampa, Idaho, was indicted by a federal grand jury on August 8, 2017, for two counts of mail theft by a postal employee, Acting U.S. Attorney Rafael Gonzalez announced. The indictment alleges that Ms. Cox, then a Postal Service employee, stole […]

U.S. Postal Service Reports Fiscal Year 2017 Third Quarter Results

U.S. Postal Service Reports Fiscal Year 2017 Third Quarter Results

Revenue of $16.7 billion, essentially flat compared to third quarter last year excluding prior year change in accounting estimate Urgent need remains for postal reform legislation and regulatory relief in addition to continuing management initiatives WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service reported revenue of $16.7 billion for the third quarter of fiscal year 2017 (April 1, […]

Watch: What The Postal Service Wants Now

Watch: What The Postal Service Wants Now

WASHINGTON – 8/9/17 – Buffeted by threats from Amazon (AMZN) drones to deliveries by golf cart, the beleaguered U.S. Postal Service is counting on a different strategy to stay competitive: more freedom to raise prices on mailing letters. After a 10-year review, the Postal Regulatory Commission appears likely to move to grant the Postal Service […]

Advertising Mail Remains Popular With Marketers

Advertising Mail Remains Popular With Marketers

Most households read or scan their advertising mail, USPS research shows. Although mail volumes declined overall last year, advertising mail remained a popular method to reach the nation’s consumers, new research shows. Approximately 3.8 billion advertising pieces were sent through First-Class Mail last year, up 6 percent from 2015, according to the latest edition of […]

First-Day-of-Issue dedication ceremony for the Father Theodore Hesburgh Forever stamp

First-Day-of-Issue dedication ceremony for the Father Theodore Hesburgh Forever stamp

Champion of Civil Rights, Other Social Issues and Longtime President of the University of Notre Dame What: First-Day-of-Issue dedication ceremony for the Father Theodore Hesburgh Forever stamp. The event is free and open to the public. The U.S. Postal Service will post a video of the event at facebook.com/USPS. Share the news on Twitter and Instagram using […]