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The Rural Academy and RCA Retention – Take the poll

The Rural Academy and RCA Retention – Take the poll

There is a fairly new RCA that lives on my route.   I asked him how he was doing with the job and he said he was doing ok, but not great.  He said he was having a problem finishing in evaluated time and they were on his back about it.   He asked me why they don’t give RCA’s more time ... Read More »

Would you like a shelving system in your LLV?

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 million, with an option to purchase up to 40,000 additional kits following the initial delivery. See more Check out the ... Read More »

September Mail Count…  Who and When and Why?

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 a mail count in September.  ALWAYS….  The only question is WHO will be counting.. September mail counts are ALWAYS the ... Read More »

There is no knowledge without unity

There is no knowledge without unity

I am seeing a lot of posts about carriers returning from their state conventions. I would love if someone would put together some highlights I can share with everyone. With the huge growth of this website and our various social networks, surely someone is willing to step up for me..  There have been several in past years that have shared ... Read More »

Facebook users start “Justice for Maxwell” page and campaign

Facebook users start “Justice for Maxwell” page and campaign

Maxwell was a Yorkshire Terrier that was allegedly killed by a letter carrier with a rock while delivering mail in Ft. Worth TX Some on facebook have started a Justice for Maxwell campaign on Facebook.   The page started on May 20th already has over 2200 likes.  They have also started a petition on Change.org that already has over 3000 signers. ... Read More »