USPS closing processing center, relocating to Memphis
Published: January 29,2013
TUPELO — The mail processing center is closing this week in Tupelo, and the workload is being transferred to Memphis.
The move is a part of the U.S. Postal Service’s effort to right its business model by consolidating processing centers.
USPS spokeswoman Enola Rice tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal no one should notice a change in service.
A 2011 feasibility study showed the USPS could save $491,150 each year by closing Tupelo’s mail processing center and transferring the workload to Memphis.
Rice says in the process of closing processing centers, no USPS employee is being laid off.
The USPS Modified Network Realignment Plan projects to have completed consolidation of 140 locations by the end of 2013 to bring a total of $1.2 billion in savings.
— Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
One Response to “USPS closing processing center, relocating to Memphis”
Top Posts & Pages
- Spivey named Under 40 Business Person of the Year by the Mississippi Business Journal
- JACK WEATHERLY: Finding a house, defending a neighborhood, finding a voice
- Top 40 Under 40
- Bids on reworking Interstate 55 stretch are rejected
- Terminal upgrade on indefinite hold at Jackson International Airport
- JACK WEATHERLY: Economic development in these parts is a ‘family’ business
- CFPB wants repay ability at center of new payday loan rules
- MDA to close all its regional offices
- Top 40 Under 40 (digital magazine)