Archive for February, 2014

Conference Calling Humor

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Anyone who is on conference calls regularly will be able to relate…

 

Written by Lisa.Bowes

February 28th, 2014 at 9:10 am

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Jerry Seinfeld Sticks It To The Postal Service On ‘The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon’

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Written by Lisa.Bowes

February 28th, 2014 at 9:03 am

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PostCom Podcast

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another terrific Postcom Podcast, well worth checking out:

http://www.postcom.org/netcasts/02.24.14.analytical.cases.mp3

Welcome to another PostCom Podcast
Join PostCom President Gene Del Polito and Michael Ravnitzky, chief counsel to the Chairman of the Postal Regulatory Commission in a discussion about the whys and wherefores of “analytical principles rulemaking.” Among the items discussed were: (1) what is an analytical principle rulemaking, (2) how are they conducted, (3) how can they be initiated, and (4) why mailers should be interested in them as a regulatory option.

Written by Lisa.Bowes

February 24th, 2014 at 10:19 pm

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USPS ACS Fulfillment Disruption

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From the ACS Help Desk (who is great at keeping users informed):

UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE
ACS ANNOUNCEMENTS
February 24, 2014

ACS February 24, 2014 ACS EPF Fulfillment will be late

Primary Audience: All ACS customers

What:        ACS Fulfillment for February 24, 2014

When:       February 24, 2014

Impact:     Due to system issues ACS fulfillment for Monday February 24, 2014 will be late. At this time we do not have a resolution time. Another email will be sent when more information is available.

What you need to do:  Read and notify the appropriate personnel.

 

Written by Lisa.Bowes

February 24th, 2014 at 9:24 am

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Postal Service’s Load Leveling plan hits a load of opposition | Save the Post Office

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Written by Lisa.Bowes

February 23rd, 2014 at 10:44 pm

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APWU Opposes USPS Proposal to Slow Down Standard Mail

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APWU Opposes USPS Proposal to Slow Down Standard Mail http://feedly.com/e/iNAT7wJ_

Written by Lisa.Bowes

February 22nd, 2014 at 9:35 pm

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Postal FSS Savings? No One Knows

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Postal Officials Don’t Know Whether the FSS Is Saving Money http://feedly.com/e/xaxAOipm

Written by Lisa.Bowes

February 22nd, 2014 at 9:31 pm

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USPS Denies It’s Making Letter Carriers Return Early to Avoid Paying Overtime

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Written by Lisa.Bowes

February 22nd, 2014 at 9:23 am

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Senator Baldwin critical of U.S. Postal Service practices

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The Senator is critical of the U.S. Postal Service with their rate increases and certain business practices. Baldwin says the government needs to do more to keep a watch on what the Postal Service is doing in regards to letters and mail delivered to your home. “They should behave more like a business in the competitive part of their business, but they should be well regulated and effectively overseen in the monopoly part of their business.”

via Senator Baldwin critical of U.S. Postal Service practices & national forest management – News – WTAQ News Talk 97.5FM and 1360AM.

There is a link at the bottom of the article where you can listen to the interview with Senator Tammy Baldwin

Written by Lisa.Bowes

February 21st, 2014 at 10:25 am

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New Mail Anywhere Guide Posted

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The “Mail Anywhere” program is a benefit of Full-Service and allows for the use of a single permit, enabling a customer to present Full-Service or mixed Full-Service mailings at any Business Mail Acceptance site. This simplifies permit management and enables the mailer to maintain a single permit to enter and pay for mailings.

https://ribbs.usps.gov/intelligentmail_latestnews/documents/tech_guides/MailAnywhereCriteriaGuide.pdf

 

Written by Lisa.Bowes

February 21st, 2014 at 10:20 am

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