Dead Tree Edition
August 30, 2014
Most of the Postal Service's ballooning costs for workers' compensation result from injuries that are at least eight years old, according to a postal official."A majority of the workers’ compensation costs are attributed to employees who were injured prior to 2008," USPS spokesperson Darlene Casey wrote this week in a comment on Dead Tree Edition. She was responding to the article Are USPS Changes Leading to More Work-Related Injuries?, which suggested that recent changes in working conditions might have contributed to the agency's rapidly escalating workers' comp costs.The Postal Service supports the recent Inspector General's report that describes why USPS
August 08, 2014
The last collection times at nearly half of the post boxes in Britain have been brought forward to... This is a summary- visit postalnewsblog.com for the full story, comments and more.
Courier, Express, and Postal Observer
May 12, 2014
Australia Post just announced that it will expand to 6 day delivery starting in the 4th quarter of this year. However, Australia Post’s actions should not provide any hope for those in the United States trying to save Saturday delivery as Australia Post’s actions are limited to parcel delivery. (See Australia Post to deliver parcels on weekends as trading hours extended) The move to expand parcel delivery to Saturday was announced at the same time Australia Post announced that it would expand retail hours at its corporate offices to Saturdays as well. These actions both provide Australia Post with the