June 2017 Postal News

June 30, 2017 Former Pennsylvania Window Clerk Charged With Misappropriation Of Postal Funds – PEN Neopost Surveys Americans About the U. S. Postal Service in Anticipation of National Postal Worker Day on July 1 – PEN Video: New Subdivisions being forced to have Cluster Mailboxes PEN Video: Man runs car into Kettering, OH Post Office PEN Postal […]

President Trump Proclaims May 2017 as Older Americans Month

President Trump Proclaims May 2017 as Older Americans Month

OLDER AMERICANS MONTH, 2017 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Older Americans are our Nation’s memory.  Some of today’s grandparents and great-grandparents were born during the Great Depression, lived through the Second World War, witnessed the rise and fall of Communism, fought in […]

May 2017 Postal News

May 31, 2017 Mail delivery contractor barred from fed contract bids for failing to pay drivers’ wages – New Jersey Online Misconceptions dishonor U.S. mail Rolando via The Columbus Dispatch Software Company Bringing Direct Mail into the Digital Age Announces New Facebook Integration at National Postal Forum – PEN Blame Congress for U.S. Postal Service […]

Video: Reducing the “flow of junk mail”

Video: Reducing the “flow of junk mail”

(WLUK) — An Appleton man says he’s being bombarded with junk mail for people who never even lived in his home. Ron Borkowicz was trying to do what any good son would do: take care of the bills for his aging parents. He ended up receiving a whole lot more. “This is just from the […]

Neopost OMS-500 Output Management Software Impresses Buyers Lab (BLI)

Neopost OMS-500 Output Management Software Impresses Buyers Lab (BLI)

PARIS, FRANCE, April 11, 2017 – Buyers Laboratory recently tested Neopost’s OMS-500 version 6 and found it easy to use to help businesses get their communications correctly to the right recipient quickly. BLI (recently rebranded as Keypoint Intelligence) is a well-known and well-regarded test laboratory which specializes in document imaging equipment and software. Although OMS-500 […]

Video: How Postage Stamps Get Designed

Video: How Postage Stamps Get Designed

Antonio Alcala is one of the US Postal Service’s four art directors, a job he began in his fifties after a career designing books and museum installations. Learning to design for such a small canvas required a new way of thinking and approaching his craft. Hear what goes into designing a stamp for the U.S. […]

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I About the Exhibit Open April 6, 2017 – November 29, 2018 American Red Cross worker helping to write a letter for a soldier inquiring about the allotment that his family has not received. Courtesy National Archives My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I gallery Photo by Juan Carlos Briceño My […]

Postal News for April 2017

April 30, 2017 Grand Rapids postal worker injured in dog attack PEN California postal customers fighting back against mail theft – here’s what you can do – Mercury News APWU says May 14 is deadline for post office appeal Grand Island Independent Postal critique takes 3 days to cross town Toledo Blade April 29, 2017 […]

Maine Letter Carrier Recues Man Pinned Under Car

Maine Letter Carrier Recues Man Pinned Under Car

Waterville, ME, Letter Carrier Erling Olauson USPS News Link – Letter Carrier Erling Olauson didn’t pay much attention to the girl’s scream he heard while delivering mail recently in a Waterville, ME, neighborhood. But then he heard a man yelling, telling the girl to get her mom to call 911. Olauson rushed toward the ruckus […]