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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  • 2 days 1 hour ago
    YES All Postal Carriers should wear an approved Uniform, that will identify them. But, only window clerks, city carriers and maintenance employees are getting an allotment to buy uniforms. Rural...
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    nope, no one cares until something happens .. post office does nothing until fatality strikes. and they only do something then to cover their butts.

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