Postal Service to hold public meeting on

mail-processing study at Dallas plant

November 22, 2011 

Dallas — The U.S. Postal Service will hold a public meeting to discuss its proposal to move the incoming mail processing operation from the Dallas Processing and Distribution Center (P&DC) into the Fort Worth Processing and Distribution Center (P&DC.

The meeting will take place at 6 p.m. on December 7, 2011, in the Student Auditorium at Mountain View College, which is located at 4849 West Illinois, in Dallas.

With the deep decline in mail volume due to current economic conditions and continuing electronic diversion, the Postal Service has an excess of employees and equipment in its mail processing operations. A study initiated on September 15, 2011 at the Dallas P&DC to determine the feasibility of consolidating redundant operations to see if any efficiencies and cost savings are available.

Initial study results support consolidating mail processing operations performed at the Dallas P&DC by taking advantage of available processing capacity at the Fort Worth P&DC in order to increase efficiency and improve productivity.

While no final decision has been reached, Postal Service managers will give an overview of the reasons for the proposal and its possible outcomes, and will listen to community input and concerns. A summary of the proposal and presentation materials will be made available online one week prior to the meeting at:

Anyone who wishes to submit comments in writing can send them to:

Mgr of Consumer and Industry Contact
951 W. Bethel
Coppell, TX 75099-9631

Public comments will be accepted through December 22, 2011.

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