Welcome US Postal Service Bristol, VA/TN Area Mail Processing (AMP) Public Meeting January 13, 2010
<ul><li>Video Presentation - </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Area Mail Processing (AMP) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>USPS Management Prese...
AMP Video AMP Video Presentation
<ul><li>AMP refers to a consolidation of all outgoing or all incoming mail processing operations from one or more faciliti...
<ul><li>Postal Service faces “Acute Financial Crisis” </li></ul><ul><li>Impacts due to the rise in Electronic Communicatio...
The Need for Change 37.7% decline since  FY2000
<ul><li>Benefits of Consolidation </li></ul><ul><li>Puts the Right People in the Right Location with the Right Resources <...
<ul><li>Service Standards for First-Class Mail </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Minimal Changes to Service </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cus...
<ul><li>Jobs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Impacted Jobs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Community Identity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Local Pos...
Bristol to Johnson City Distance: 26 miles between facilities
<ul><li>Benefits from consolidation </li></ul><ul><li>Approximately $750,000 annual savings  </li></ul><ul><li>Maximize re...
<ul><li>Items NOT affected by AMP </li></ul><ul><li>Delivery times </li></ul><ul><li>Retail services </li></ul><ul><li>Met...
<ul><li>Potential employee impact </li></ul><ul><li>Projected net decrease of 14 positions </li></ul><ul><li>Reassignments...
<ul><li>Reduces Costs </li></ul><ul><li>Improves Efficiency  </li></ul><ul><li>Puts the Right People in the Right Location...
<ul><li>If you wish to comment or have a question,   please come to the microphone and state your: </li></ul><ul><li>Name ...
<ul><li>Mail additional comments to: </li></ul><ul><li>CONSUMER AFFAIRS MANAGER </li></ul><ul><li>APPALACHIAN DISTRICT </l...
<ul><li>Thank you! </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Welcome US Postal Service Bristol, VA/TN Area Mail Processing (AMP) Public Meeting January 13, 2010
  2. 2. <ul><li>Video Presentation - </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Area Mail Processing (AMP) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>USPS Management Presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Public Comments </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting Close </li></ul>Agenda
  3. 3. AMP Video AMP Video Presentation
  4. 4. <ul><li>AMP refers to a consolidation of all outgoing or all incoming mail processing operations from one or more facilities into other automated processing facilities for the purpose of improving operational efficiency and/or service. </li></ul><ul><li>Effective process used for decades to help us adjust to changes in the environment </li></ul>Area Mail Processing (AMP)
  5. 5. <ul><li>Postal Service faces “Acute Financial Crisis” </li></ul><ul><li>Impacts due to the rise in Electronic Communications </li></ul><ul><li>Economic Recession </li></ul><ul><li>Change in Mail Mix </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase in Work Sharing and Drop Shipments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Decrease in First-Class Mail Volume </li></ul></ul>The Need for Change
  6. 6. The Need for Change 37.7% decline since FY2000
  7. 7. <ul><li>Benefits of Consolidation </li></ul><ul><li>Puts the Right People in the Right Location with the Right Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Utilizes Equipment Efficiently </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces Overall Costs </li></ul><ul><li>Does Not Affect Customer Services </li></ul><ul><li>Supports Our Network Plan </li></ul>Benefits to USPS
  8. 8. <ul><li>Service Standards for First-Class Mail </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Minimal Changes to Service </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Customer & Delivery Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Delivery Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customer Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Retail Hours </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Business Mail Acceptance </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Drop Shipment </li></ul></ul></ul>Concerns
  9. 9. <ul><li>Jobs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Impacted Jobs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Community Identity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Local Postmark Remains Available </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meter and Permit Indicia Do Not Change </li></ul></ul>Concerns
  10. 10. Bristol to Johnson City Distance: 26 miles between facilities
  11. 11. <ul><li>Benefits from consolidation </li></ul><ul><li>Approximately $750,000 annual savings </li></ul><ul><li>Maximize resources </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce excess capacity </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminate duplicate operations </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on remaining operations </li></ul>Bristol to Johnson City AMP
  12. 12. <ul><li>Items NOT affected by AMP </li></ul><ul><li>Delivery times </li></ul><ul><li>Retail services </li></ul><ul><li>Meter and permit indicia </li></ul><ul><li>Business mail acceptance </li></ul><ul><li>Drop shipments at Bristol </li></ul>Bristol to Johnson City AMP
  13. 13. <ul><li>Potential employee impact </li></ul><ul><li>Projected net decrease of 14 positions </li></ul><ul><li>Reassignments will be made in accordance with union collective bargaining agreements </li></ul>Bristol to Johnson City AMP
  14. 14. <ul><li>Reduces Costs </li></ul><ul><li>Improves Efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Puts the Right People in the Right Location with the Right Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Transparent to Customer Services </li></ul><ul><li>Supports our Strategic Plan </li></ul>Summary
  15. 15. <ul><li>If you wish to comment or have a question, please come to the microphone and state your: </li></ul><ul><li>Name </li></ul><ul><li>Affiliation </li></ul><ul><li>Comment or Question </li></ul><ul><li>Speakers are limited to TWO MINUTES; no prepared speeches; one opportunity per individual. </li></ul><ul><li>Please be courteous </li></ul>Public Comments
  16. 16. <ul><li>Mail additional comments to: </li></ul><ul><li>CONSUMER AFFAIRS MANAGER </li></ul><ul><li>APPALACHIAN DISTRICT </li></ul><ul><li>PO BOX 59631 </li></ul><ul><li>CHARLESTON WV 25350-9631 </li></ul><ul><li>Must be postmarked by January 28, 2010 </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Thank you! </li></ul>

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