Video: Man unable to get package after tracking package from USPS

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HOUSTON (KTRK) — The North Houston Post Office processing facility on Aldine Bender Road works through thousands of letters and packages a day, getting most to their destinations.

At least one is missing.

Bryan Milner sent the package from Cedar Park, Texas on November 10.

“There are legal documents,” Milner told Eyewitness News. “There’s a five figure check as well. This was all settlement money from a lawsuit.

“According to the tracking information, the documents still have not been delivered as of December 6.

Source: Man unable to get package after tracking package from USPS | abc13.com

Video: USPS looks into abandoned mail at Phoenix condo complex

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PHOENIX – A bin full of mail was apparently left by a postal worker at a Phoenix condo complex. The mail was in plain sight of anyone passing by and some residents are worried about potential identity theft.

The postal service apologized for leaving that bin at the complex and did send out someone to collect it, but by that time, a resident had moved the bin for safe keeping. Now the post office is working to collect it from her. Continue reading

USPS shopping for off-the-shelf, right-hand drive delivery vehicles

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From USPS News Link:

USPS has asked automotive suppliers to submit proposals for commercial off-the-shelf, right-hand drive delivery vehicles.

“As the Postal Service continues to assess the delivery fleet mix, we are exploring a wide variety of available options, including commercial off-the-shelf vehicles as a result of this request for proposal,” USPS said in a statement.

The proposals are due Jan. 6.

The request for proposal is part of the Postal Service’s overall strategy to invest in its delivery fleet. This strategy also includes the Next Generation Delivery Vehicles program.

Canada Post contracts ratified by union members

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After six weeks of local membership meetings, the members in both the Rural and Suburban Mail Carriers (RSMC) and the Urban Postal Operations (UPO) bargaining units have ratified their tentative collective agreements reached with Canada Post on September 1st.

The unaudited results show adoption of the RSMC contract by 55% of those voting. The number of members voting in 2016 exceeded the turnout in 2012.

The UPO contract was adopted by almost 63% of the Urban members participating. Continue reading

USPS issues stamps for your holiday needs

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From the US Postal Service:

WASHINGTON — Whether you’re celebrating the holidays or another special occasion, the U.S. Postal  Service has new Forever stamps for you along with favorites from recent years.

“Since 1893, we have issued stamps celebrating the cultures of people who have come together from around the world,” said Postal Service Director of Stamp Services Mary-Anne Penner. “We hope America will take advantage of our diverse selection of stamps as they extend their best wishes to friends, family and loved ones.” Continue reading

Top postalnews.com stories of the week November 27-December 3

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  2. USPS responds to another right wing attack
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  3. Video: Residents catch postal worker throwing mail on ground
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  4. USPS explains FEHB premium categories for 2017
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  5. Video: Albuquerque attorney says letter carrier refuses to deliver mail
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  6. USPS ready for record Cyber Monday
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  7. 2016 Penalty Overtime Exclusion period begins Saturday, December 3
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  8. OSHA fines USPS $342K after workers exposed to bloodborne pathogen hazards at Brooklyn, Maryland, annex
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  9. Video: Muslim woman says she was denied service at NYC post office
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  10. Postal worker’s efforts make global news
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Video: Second Memphis letter carrier robbed at gunpoint within weeks

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -The United States Postal Service said another postal carrier was robbed at gunpoint in Memphis on Friday. Investigators believe the two crimes were done by the same man.

The postal carrier was delivering mail in the 600 block of Craft Road Street when she was robbed. It was her second stop on that street in South Memphis when the armed thief pulled up behind her. Continue reading

Video: Wichita neighborhood is without mail for five months

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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) For one Wichita neighborhood, it’s been a frustrating five months.

“I’m not against the people that work at the post office. They have a job to do. It’s the system that has failed.”

Kent Peters lives in that neighborhood and called FactFinder 12 when he couldn’t get answers as to why three blocks of homes haven’t received mail in five months.He said the initial notice was clear. Continue reading