David WilliamsDavid E. Williams was named chief operating officer and executive vice president in February 2015. He leads the continuous improvement of the entire postal network operation as well as the allocations of people and resources. He reports to the Postmaster General.

Williams has responsibility for the day-to-day activities of 488,000 career employees working in more than 31,000 facilities supported by a fleet of over 200,000 vehicles. He is responsible for Post Offices, delivery and retail operations, facilities and the mail processing network. Reporting to Williams are the vice presidents of Delivery and Retail Operations, Facilities, Network Operations, and the seven vice presidents of Area Operations.

Previously, Williams served as vice president, Network Operations. This role encompassed responsibility for the national network of 318 mail processing and distribution centers and automation initiatives.

Before that, Williams served as vice president, Engineering and managed all engineering and development efforts focused on internal processes, including building and equipment maintenance programs and policies. He directed all engineering and acquisition support functions, including the design and development of new automation, material handling systems and vehicles.

Throughout his postal career, Williams has served in numerous field, area and headquarters positions, including manager, Processing Operations. In that role, he led his team to superior performance for several years. His incorporation of lean six sigma practices and deployment of “Closing the Gap Strategies” resulted in mail processing work-hour reductions never before experienced. Williams’ breakthrough work in using information to help drive and support the field’s record-setting service achievements is noteworthy.

Williams holds a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial and systems engineering from the University of Florida and a Master’s degree in business administration from the College of William and Mary.

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USPS National and North Carolina News

News from USPS National and USPS North Carolina region.
WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service reported new delivery performance metrics for the fiscal third quarter through June 24 showing continued high service performance across First-Class Mail, Marketing Mail and Periodicals. For the third quarter through June 24, the average time for the Postal Service to deliver a mailpiece or package across the nation was 2.4 days.
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WINSTON-SALEM, NC — The U.S. Postal Service will hold a “USPS Connect Local, Grow Your Business” event at the Manor Post Office providing the opportunity to learn more about new same-day and next-day package delivery services.
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GIBSONVILLE, NC — The U.S. Postal Service will hold a “USPS Connect Local, Grow Your Business” event at the Manor Post Office providing the opportunity to learn more about new same-day and next-day package delivery services.
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WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service reported new delivery performance metrics for the fiscal third quarter through June 17 showing ongoing strong service performance across First-Class Mail, Marketing Mail and Periodicals.
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WASHINGTON — Today, the Postal Service announced it will implement upgraded service standards for its USPS Retail Ground (RG) and Parcel Select Ground (PSG) products effective Aug. 1, 2022. Within the contiguous United States, service standards for these products will be accelerated from two- to eight-days to two- to five-days for the same affordable price. Items containing hazardous materials or live animals are not eligible for the upgraded service standards.
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The U.S. Postal Service will honor famed folk singer Pete Seeger with a stamp as part of the Music Icon series. Seeger celebrated the unifying power of singing together and promoting the role traditional music played in addressing social and political causes.
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California sea lions, a sand tiger shark and the Farallon Islands are just a few examples of the abundant wildlife and diverse ecosystems that can be found throughout the National Marine Sanctuary System. The U.S. Postal Service celebrates these important treasures in the upcoming Marine Sanctuaries Forever stamps.
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ASHEVILLE, NC — The U.S. Postal Service will hold a “USPS Connect Local, Grow Your Business” event at the Asheville Post Office providing the opportunity to learn more about new same-day and next-day package delivery services.
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FLETCHER, NC — The U.S. Postal Service will hold a “USPS Connect Local, Grow Your Business” event at the Fletcher Post Office providing the opportunity to learn more about new same-day and next-day package delivery services.
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MOCKSVILLE, NC — The U.S. Postal Service will hold a “USPS Connect Local, Grow Your Business” event at the Mocksville Post Office providing the opportunity to learn more about new same-day and next-day package delivery services.
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Postal Pro News

News from the PostalPro website.
This spreadsheet details Parcel Select and Parcel Select Lightweight service standards for Q4 FY2022.
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This spreadsheet details Parcel Select and Parcel Select Lightweight service standards exceptions for Q4 FY2022.
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This spreadsheet details destination entry service standards for Q4 FY2022.
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This spreadsheet provides information for Service Standards: Commercial ON Pairs FY2022 Q4.
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This spreadsheet details destinating service standards for Q4 FY2022. The file attached is compressed.
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