Archive for November 10th, 2013

Postal Service Board of Governors to Meet Nov. 15

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WASHINGTON — The Board of Governors of the U.S. Postal Service will meet Nov. 15 in open session at Postal Service headquarters, 475 L’Enfant Plaza, SW, Washington, DC. The public is welcome to observe the meeting beginning at 8 a.m. in the Ben Franklin Room on the 11th floor. The Board is expected to discuss the following items:

Call to order and remarks of the Chairman of the Board

Remarks of the Postmaster General and CEO

Approval of minutes of previous meetings

Committee reports

FY 2013 10-K and financial statements

FY 2014 Integrated Financial Plan and Financing Resolution

FY 2015 appropriations request

Quarterly service performance report

Approval of Annual Report and Comprehensive Statement

Tentative agenda for the Dec. 10, 2013 meeting

Election of Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors

Adjourn

Open session meetings of the Board of Governors are available on live audio webcasts at http://about.usps.com/news/electronic-press-kits/bog/welcome.htm. Three hours after the conclusion of the open session meeting, a recorded audio file will be available for listening. In compliance with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, the audio webcast will be open-captioned.

CFO Briefing

Following the Board’s open meeting on Nov. 15, Postmaster General & CEO Patrick Donahoe and Chief Financial Officer Joe Corbett will host a telephone/web conference call to discuss the financial results in more detail. The call will begin at 1 p.m. ET and is open to the news media and all other interested parties.

How to Participate:

Important Notice: The procedure to join the briefing has changed. To ensure your computer is set up to join the event, click on the link www.webex.com/lp/jointest/

Attendee Direct URL: https://usps.webex.com/usps/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=993503302

If you cannot join using the direct link above, please use the alternate login below:

Alternate URL: https://usps.webex.com

Event Number: 993 503 302

To join by phone only, dial (855) 293-5496 and enter conference ID: 93813849.

via Postal Service Board of Governors to Meet Nov. 15 | News | Mailing Systems Technology.

Written by Lisa.Bowes

November 10th, 2013 at 6:22 pm

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Tribal Lore: Whistleblower lawsuit claims Northrop Grumman gave USPS false FSS performance reports

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November 10th, 2013 at 6:17 pm

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Pilot program puts post office retail counter in Staples stores

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SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — The U.S. Postal Service and Staples are launching a pilot program to open post office retail counters at Staples locations, including in South San Francisco, USPS officials said.

Staples is the first retailer to take part in the USPS’ Retail Partner Expansion Program, officials said.

via Pilot program puts post office retail counter in Staples stores | abc7news.com.

Written by Lisa.Bowes

November 10th, 2013 at 6:15 pm

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USPS FSS Whistleblower

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“Dead Tree Edition: FSS Contractor Defrauded USPS, Whistleblower Says” http://feedly.com/k/17gQFW5

Written by Lisa.Bowes

November 10th, 2013 at 10:52 am

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