Archive for December 6th, 2013

IG: Postal Service jettisoned valuable equipment

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Investigators say that an Atlanta sorting facility ditched 20 of its mail loaders, labeling them as lost, stolen, destroyed or not found.

“We estimate the Postal Service lost at least $26,700 in scrap value for this equipment,” said the U.S. Postal Service’s inspector general, the organization’s watchdog.

via IG: Postal Service jettisoned valuable equipment – Washington Times.

Written by Lisa.Bowes

December 6th, 2013 at 8:03 pm

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USPS Service Alerts – Storm Cleon

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From the USPS Service Alerts page

Severe winter storms

USPS is closely monitoring conditions as severe winter storms travel across the Midwest and through the Southeastern region, with the likelihood of also traveling up the East coast. The storm brings significant snow and ice storms.

Current areas in the path of the storms include Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Ohio and Texas.

via USPS Service Alerts.

Written by Lisa.Bowes

December 6th, 2013 at 7:01 pm

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Register for Official USPS 2014 Promotion Calendar Webinar 12/12 2pm EST

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USPS 2014 Promotion Calendar Webinar

Thursday, December 12, 2013

2:00 p.m. EST

The USPS Mailing Services team will hold a webinar on Thursday, December 12 to discuss the upcoming 2014 Promotion CalendarThis webinar is intended for mailers and mail service providers interested in hearing more about the 2014 mailing promotions calendar that was recently approved by the Postal Regulatory Commission.  We will provide a brief overview of the seven promotions slated for 2014 and describe eligibility requirements and other program parameters.

For additional information on the USPS 2014 Promotion Calendar, please visit our RIBBS website at:

Click here to register for the webinar or go to

Call-in-toll-free number (US):  1-855-860-7461  

Conference code:  553 970 9242

 Webinar pre-registration is required and lines are limited so please sign up for this informational session today.

If you have any questions, please contact the Program Office at

Written by Lisa.Bowes

December 6th, 2013 at 5:11 pm

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