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

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WASHINGTON, DC — In an effort to operate in a more efficient and effective manner and better serve customers, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy today announced a modified organizational structure for the U.S. Postal Service.
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WASHINGTON, DC — In an effort to operate in a more efficient and effective manner and better serve customers, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy today announced a modified organizational structure for the U.S. Postal Service.
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Below are the prepared opening remarks by Postmaster General and CEO Louis DeJoy for the Postal Service Board of Governors open session meeting on Aug. 7, 2020. The remarks as delivered may vary from the prepared text. An audio recording of the full meeting will be available at https://about.usps.com/who/leadership/board-governors/briefings/welcome.htm.
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Below are the prepared opening remarks by Postmaster General and CEO Louis DeJoy for the Postal Service Board of Governors open session meeting on Aug. 7, 2020. The remarks as delivered may vary from the prepared text. An audio recording of the full meeting will be available at https://about.usps.com/who/leadership/board-governors/briefings/welcome.htm.
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WASHINGTON - The U.S. Postal Service today reported its financial results for third quarter of its fiscal year 2020, (April 1, 2020 - June 30, 2020), as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have an unpredictable impact on the economy and the Postal Service.
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The U.S. Postal Service will dedicate stamps honoring pioneering Japanese American artist Ruth Asawa (1926-2013), who is perhaps best known for her intricate abstract wire sculptures.
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GREENSBORO, NC – Due to the impacts from Tropical Storm Isaias, the Postal Service temporarily suspends services at the following Post Offices. Postal Service employees in impacted areas are working to secure the mail, postal facilities and equipment in advance of the storm.
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GREENSBORO, NC – Due to the mandatory evacuation orders from Tropical Storm Isaias, the Postal Service temporarily suspends services at the following Post Offices. Postal Service employees in impacted areas are working to secure the mail, postal facilities and equipment in advance of the storm.
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OCACROKE, NC — The U.S. Postal Service is preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Isaias by advising customers that normal service operations in the path of the storm may be affected in the event of unsafe conditions such as high winds, flooding or impassable roads.
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WASHINGTON, DC — Pursuant to the terms that will apply to borrowing under the CARES Act, the Postal Service will provide the Department of the Treasury with certain information regarding our costs, revenues, and overall financial position. This includes providing Treasury, under strict terms of confidentiality, with those contracts that generate the most revenue for the Postal Service. Providing this information is merely an acknowledgment of the fact that Treasury has been designated by Congress as the lender for the Postal Service, and it therefore has a legitimate interest under certain circumstances in understanding those factors that affect our current...
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Postal Pro News

News from the PostalPro website.
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CAPS letters and flats customers must migrate to EPS by 8/30/2020 or future mailings will be interrupted. Customer outreach letters were mailed the week of 8/3/2020 providing additional guidance on the deadline and steps to migrate. Industry notices have been distributed and industry calls have been ongoing for the past 2 months, giving mailers the opportunity to gain assistance with migrating to EPS and ask questions. Steps to self-migrate prior to the deadline can be found here: https://postalpro.usps.com/EPS/MigrationFactSheet
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Software certified for mailers to use eVS for parcel shipping: *Precertified for file format. *Precertified for labels.
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This Excel sheet details route adjustments for July 2020 through November 2020.
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