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.

OIG reports on Sorting & Delivery Centers

Steve HutkinsBlog, Featured, News

The OIG’s long-awaited report on Sorting & Delivery Centers was published earlier this week. Unfortunately, it was hardly worth the wait. The report limits itself to comments about how good — or bad — a job the Postal Service has done communicating elements of the plan to stakeholders, how S&DC facilities have often been under construction when they opened (leading … Read More