Taking Stock of Stamp Inventory Controls

Postage stamps, records manipulation, and a clandestine call to report suspicions. It has the makings of a good series to binge watch on a rainy weekend.

Instead, it’s a recent audit report on improving the controls around stamp stock at postal retail outlets. And it started with a call to our Hotline to report suspicious transactions involving stolen stamps from a Louisiana postal station.

 

The Ups and Downs of Productivity

Blame it on the rain. Or the heat, or the snow. Weather, it seems, has an impact on the U.S. Postal Service’s productivity. Geographic regions with extreme climate – other things being equal – have lower productivity than moderate climate regions.

Climate isn’t the only regional factor. Cost of living and terrain ruggedness also have an impact on the productivity in a region.

 

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    I got an email saying there is a check with my name u need to pick up at usps asking for my name, address and phone number. It is from office@earthlink.net, is this a real or fake email?
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    I am so sick of the elderly being preyed upon. we deliver mail that says "your social security is going to stop" and other pieces of standard mail that upset them. NOW they are getting...

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