Postal system

Thumbnails of our postal system

Most of us, who are in our 60s to 70s now, have fond memories of our visits to the post office and our appointments with a letter carrier. When I was in school, some of my teachers often sent me shopping at a nearby post office either to get postal …

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Give DeJoy a chance to reform the postal system

If you posted a letter across town on Friday, it might not reach your destination until today. That’s because, since October 1, the U.S. Postal Service has implemented changes that will slow mail down. While we are not thrilled with the delays, we welcome this news as proof of reform …

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Minnesota unions protest postal system slowdown

Union members made a picket line outside the main Minneapolis post office on Monday to protest cost-cutting measures which by design will slow the delivery of some 1st class mail. MINNEAPOLIS – The 10-year plan designed to ward off $ 180 billion in losses to the U.S. Postal Service sparked …

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GSC blows up the current EVGR postal system and hopes the third-party mail provider is a long-term solution

Representatives from the Graduate Student Council (GSC) expressed disappointment at Stanford’s delayed decision to hire a third-party mail provider to handle postal issues at Escondido Village Graduate Residences (EVGR) during the meeting of Wednesday. The advisers’ negative feelings come after a series of complaints about issues with EVGR mailing addresses. …

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COVID, private operators threaten the universal postal system

The Universal Postal Union and the International Civil Aviation Organization urge governments to provide postal, air cargo and express courier operators with the money and flexibility to meet the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Postal services depend on passenger planes that fly and deliver mail to people around the …

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