Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer signed an agreement Wednesday alongside state and federal health officials to prepare the county in the event of a bio-terrorism threat. Louisville is the second pilot city to establish a partnership that could deliver medication to nearly 240,000 homes in 48 hours with the help of 322 postal carrier volunteers. Fischer […]
By Alan Lytle, Kentucky Public Radio The U.S. Postal Service is conducting a study of the efficiency of its Louisville and Lexington hubs. Spokesman David Walton says the study will determine whether some of the duties handled in the Lexington Processing and Distribution Center could be performed more efficiently at the Louisville facility. The USPS […]
The PACT Act took effect in June. It was meant to keep tobacco out of the hands of minors and required anyone mailing tobacco products to send them through tracked and confirmed Express Mail. But Express Mail cannot go to many foreign combat zones.
When was the last time you received a handwritten letter? Or used your local post office for business purposes? The United States Postal Service sure wishes you would. In a society where “snail mail” is swiftly becoming replaced by fast-paced Internet technology, the United States Postal Service is working to ensure that it remains an integral part of everyday American life. Join us Thursday as we discuss the past, present, and future of the United States Postal Service, an iconic American tradition. Listen to the Show
The busiest day of mailings through the United States Postal Service is expected to be today, and the busiest delivery day is projected to be Wednesday. USPS spokesperson in Louisville David Walton says the holidays are still the busiest time of year for the postal service, but volume has slipped this year. “Compared to last […]