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Subject: Compliments to a Post Office...questions
Date Posted: 8/11/2007 9:17 PM ET
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Can someone answer these questions?

1. If there is someone who went above and beyond for a delivery, how do I give her credit with her superiors? I looked on the USPS website...but it does to a generic 'suggestion box' it seems like. I would like for the PO here to know how helpful she's been. (unfortunately, she's not my usual deliverer)

2. So is there a way I can ask if we could get her to be our 'usual'? The person who is delivering now has not been...helpful. (wanted to add that I'm not trying to get him into trouble. I just want my mail delivered when I'm supposed to get them. This has happened several times. Don't know how to deal with it.)

3. If I am writing a letter to the PM, do I need to put a stamp on it? You just put "Post Master" right?


Thanks ahead of time.


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Date Posted: 8/13/2007 7:35 PM ET
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Writing a letter to the PM is the best you can do for her.  Postage is not needed but make sure you address it to the PM of your town/city.

There is nothing you can do to get her on your route full time.  Routes are usually bid on with seniority by carriers.  There is also the possiblility she doesn't want that particular route full time.

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Date Posted: 8/13/2007 10:18 PM ET
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There is also the possiblility she doesn't want that particular route full time.

LOL, Steve!! I've had a few of those!!

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Date Posted: 8/13/2007 11:48 PM ET
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No one in their right mind would want the route my home is in .. but by some weird trick of fate we have the best of the best of carriers!!!  This is the longest  and largest route in our district, and has grown slowly but surely over the upteen years that we've had our present carrier -  I just KNOW that he's going to retire before long - I dread the day!

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Date Posted: 8/14/2007 12:12 AM ET
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Thank you for the answer. I want to make sure they know how helpful she's been.


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Date Posted: 8/16/2007 9:53 PM ET
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Just curious, how did you refer to your carrier?  I know my carrier is Bob but I don't know his last name.  I guess I would have to ask or just refer to him as "Bob who delivers to the 2500 block of Park Pl" or something.


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Date Posted: 8/17/2007 4:12 AM ET
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OMG I SO wanted to tell you how we refer to our carrier.   However, I don't think that kind of language is allowed on here!  I am so happy that you guys have wonderful carriers - wish I had one myself, instead of the carrier from the dark lagoon!!!

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Date Posted: 8/17/2007 9:16 AM ET
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The reason I wanted to send a 'compliment' letter was because she took the time out to look for it...and if there, come back to my house in her own car because she saw how crestfallen I was that I didn't get my package. When she brought it back, I asked her to write down her name...WHICH I MISPLACED...HOW DO YOU LOOK UP SOMEONE'S NAME?!

That's how I know. :)

The other/regular mail carrier...he's forgotten several times to bring our stuff...to the point when I go to the post office, they check the back and tell me, "Well, I really don't know why he didn't take them. It was right here and clearly marked." Once or even twice, I understand...but every time?

Anyway, I have no idea if my writing a letter helps anyone, but I do like to give credit where it is due.

Thank you for your answers.

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Date Posted: 8/17/2007 10:06 PM ET
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The letter should help a bit. All of that sort of thing are supposed to go in the personnell file for the person in question. If they look to transfer to a different office, or if the PM is on top of things sometimes awards are given in recognition of a job will done.

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