Postal regulator directs USPS to request an advisory opinion on DFA or to show cause why it won’t

Steve HutkinsBlog, Featured

Tensions between the Postal Service and the Postal Regulatory Commission are intensifying. On Friday, the Commission issued an order directing the Postal Service to file a request for an advisory opinion on Delivering for America or to show cause as to why an advisory opinion is not warranted. (The order can be found on the PRC website here.) It’s been … Read More

Atlanta RPDC crashes on launch

Steve HutkinsBlog, Featured

The USPS said it would learn from its mistakes at the Richmond RPDC and the next rollouts would go more smoothly. The mail delays in Atlanta have been even worse.

Postal Service announces five more P&DCs to be consolidated

Steve HutkinsBlog, Featured

The Postal Service has informed the unions and management associations of its intent to conduct Mail Processing Facility Reviews (MPFR) at five more locations. Buffalo, NY P&DC into Rochester, NY P&DC (Survey) South Charleston, WV P&DC into Pittsburgh, PA P&DC and Warrendale, PA P&DC (Survey) Eastern Maine (Hampden) ME P&DC into Scarborough, ME P&DC (Survey) Fort Myers, FL P&DC into … Read More

Postal Service goes on a milk run, delays more mail

Steve HutkinsBlog, Featured

Under the Optimized Collections initiative, the trucks that drop off the morning mail at post offices will also pick up the mail — yesterday’s mail — all in one stop. There will be no evening pickup to collect the mail sent during the day.