RURALINFO


September Mail Count… Who and When and Why?

September mail counts have always been confusing.  Sometimes we all count, sometimes we don’t..  So, hopefully this will help clear things up a bit in regard to September mail counts. The most important thing to know is there is ALWAYS…






Hey Amazon.. Deliverin’ ain’t easy

A Ruralinfo.net editorial A couple of years ago, Amazon had an epiphany.  They decided they could start their own delivery service to cut out the middle man. (i.e. UPS, Fedex, USPS)  So they went full steam ahead and started hiring people…



MMM/3M mail credit during mail count

Who knows what MMM mail or 3M mail? MMM is mail from your DPS that is: Missorted – This is mail that belongs to a different route in your office. Missequenced– This is mail that is out of sequence in your…



Mail Count – Let the Games Begin

  Let the games begin, because really that is what they are.. Games.. I mean what other time of year are we considered “petty” when we ask for time for things we do EVERYDAY?  These are not fun games, these…



APWU is not the only contract that ends this week

The rural carrier contract ends on May 20th, 2015.  Just two days from now.  The NRLCA previously announced back in March that they were going into negotiations but we have not received any information.  Will we get any information before…



Would you like a shelving system in your LLV?

In July, Wheeler Bros., Inc. (WBI) was awarded a delivery order to supply 10,000 engineered shelving kits to the United States Postal Service for use in the Long Life Delivery Vehicles (LLV). This delivery order has a value of $2.9…