National MVS Assistant Director Javier Piñeres Retires from APWU

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Effective August 31, national MVS Assistant Director Javier E. Piñeres retired after nearly two decades as an APWU officer. Javier began his...

Taking the MVS Craft Forward One Step at a Time

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) The MVS Craft continues to grow. It is by no accident that our craft is taking positive strides. The struggles the Craft has faced over the...

FMCSA Waives Regulations that Includes PVS CDL Holders in Response to COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 national emergency, there is a high public need for transportation professionals. In response, the Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), recently announced a waiver from certain...

Replacing an Antiquated Fleet

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) The Postal Service is in the final stages of purchasing new delivery vehicles to add to the fleet as they continue replacing the antiquated Long-Life...

Passing of Robert C. Pritchard, Former MVS Director

Robert C. Pritchard, former Director of Motor Vehicle Service, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2019. He was born May 2, 1949. At the time of his APWU retirement, May 10, 2013, Brother Pritchard was the longest serving craft director in APWU history with...