CENTRAL CITY, KY — The Postal Service will honor Central City Part-time Flexible Letter Carrier Timothy Banser and Acting Supervisor Kristina Wilson as Postmaster General Heroes for their actions aiding a disoriented senior citizen found wandering the streets.
WASHINGTON, DC — The United States Postal Service reported new service delivery performance metrics for the first week of the fiscal second quarter showing service performance holding steady for First-Class Mail, Marketing Mail and Periodicals. Consistent with the rest of the shipping industry, the organization experienced some minor delays in both ground and air transportation during the week of January 1-7. The Postal Service continues to address impacts to last mile delivery due to availability challenges due to COVID-19 cases and inclement weather events including winter storms on the East Coast, Midwest and West Coast.
WASHINGTON, DC — During today’s meeting of the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors, Roman Martinez IV was unanimously elected by his fellow Governors to serve as the 25th chairman of the Board of Governors. The Governors also unanimously elected Anton G. Hajjar to serve as vice chairman.
LOUISVILLE, KY — The United States Postal Service reported preliminary performance metrics for the 2021 holiday season showing the organization saw volume increase when compared to the same time last year. Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve, it took on average 2.7 days to deliver a mailpiece or package across the Postal Service network. During the same timeframe, the network accepted more than 13.2 billion letters, cards, flats, and packages for delivery, exceeding 12.7 billion accepted for delivery during the same timeframe in 2020.
LOUISVILLE, KY – The Postal Service is asking customers to clear snow and ice from sidewalks, stairs, and mailboxes, to help letter carriers deliver the mail. Hazards such as uneven surfaces, wet pavement, and snow and ice can pose a serious threat to Postal Service employees.