Mail Count Quiz

Mail Count Quiz

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How am I credited for buying and selling stamps on my route?

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Reference: PO603 162.1

Are flats picked up on the route credited more than a letter picked up on the route?

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Reference: Mail Count Guide Page 30

How many separations am I required to separate collected mail into

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Reference: Mail Count Guide Page 28

DPS riffling is credited as a set time standard as determined by management.

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Reference: Mail Count Guide Page 27

Is “No Record Mail” credited as a markup?

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Reference: Mail Count Guide Page 23

How is a hand full of out of order DPS found during riffling credited during a mail count?

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Reference: Mail Count Guide Page 17

Do I get extra credit for upside down DPS?

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Reference: Mail Count Guide Page 16

When does the PreCount Conference have to be completed?

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Reference: Mail Count Guide Page 9

Clerks or PMs can hold out Undeliverable mail from my route during a count if they know it is undeliverable.

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SOURCE: Page 7 2018 Mail Count guide

Carriers are required to sign the “Leave Commitment” section of the mail count form

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SOURCE: Page 39 2018 Mail Count Guide

Does signing the “Leave Commitment” Section of the count form say that I agree to the validity of the count?

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SOURCE 533.12 PO 603

After a precount conference is held can my PM change procedures we discussed in our precount conference

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Source: Page 9 2018 Mail Count Guide. Also M-38 525.14

Do I have to sign my count papers even if I have a dispute with some of the mail count data?

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Source: 533.12 PO 603

If I gain new deliveries after the mail count starts can it be added to my box count before the mail count ends?

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Page 5 2018 Mail Count Guide. Also M-38 515.1

My district has set a standard time for “DPS Riffling”. Is this correct?

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Page 27 2018 Mail Count Guide

When does the recording of “Loading Time” end?

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Page 25,26 2018 Mail Count Guide

If management requires a carrier to correct errors, or mark out barcodes on a mail piece prior to being sent to CFS or PARS, should this be recorded as an individual mark up?

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Page 23 2018 Mail Count Guide

Should COA (Column 11) credit be given for a PS Form 8076 (Yellow Authorization to Hold Mail) received during a mail count?

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Page 23 2018 Mail Count Guide.

Where should a postage due parcel be recorded on the mail count form?

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PO-603 pg 117

Should I be able to see a copy of my count sheet (PS 4239) daily?

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PO-603 Pg 114 535.11 (b.) & Mail Count Guide Pg 14

Can a regular carrier work their day off to ensure proper credit for their route during a mail count?

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Ref: Article 9.2.C.5.h & Article 30.2.D & MCG pg 34-35 (Article 30 trumping Article 9)

Can a carrier verify the count data by counting their mail after it has been “officially” counted?

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Mail Count Guide Pg 7

How should boxholders be recorded on the count sheet?

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Ref: PO-603 pg 116 535.12 (7.) & Mail Count Guide Pg.20 & DMM 602.3.2.1(162-164)

Should I receive time in Column 17 for maintaining the edit book?

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Edit Book Q & A March 18, 2004 No. 17 & Mail Count Guide Pg.34 and Pg. 27 & Phillip Knoll Letter with Q&A(125-129)

If a carrier is required to do a 2nd trip, should it be recorded on the mail count form?

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Mail Count Guide Page 13

What is the “50 foot rule”?

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Ref: Mail Count Guide Pg. 16,21, and 29 & Pre-Arb D95R-4D-C 01037982 Louisville, KY (85-86)

Should a Non rigid article that is endorsed “DO NOT BEND” be recorded as a parcel?

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Mail Count Guide Pg. 19 & PO-603 Pg. 116 535.12 & DMM 601.5.0

Can you receive credit for more than one 3821 (Clearance receipt) in one day?

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Mail count Guide Pg.25 PO-603 432.3 Pg. 100

Should double credit be given if a Safety/Service talk is repeated for the leave replacement?

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Mail Count Guide Pg. 10, Step 4 EOOR-4E-C 02250463 Gig Harbor, WA

If a carrier has no accountables but uses an arrow key, time should be provided in Col. 17 for obtaining and returning the arrow key.

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Mail Count Guide Pg. 27

All mark ups are a single piece credit?

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Ref: PO-603 Pg. 118-119 and Mail Count Guide Pg. 23-25

If a carrier receives credit in Column 1 (Letters) for undeliverable mail brought back from DPS should those letters be deducted from the original DPS count?

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Mail Count Guide Pg. 16

If a carrier carries DPS to the street and brings back missorted or missequenced or other undeliverable mail from the route, where should this mail be recorded during a mail count?

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Ref: Mail Count Guide Pg. 16 & 19

If a route receives multiple runs of DPS during a mail count, how should they be counted?

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Mail Count Guide Pg. 16 &19

If a rural carrier performs duties on Saturdays above the normal procedure such as locking up the office, taking down flags, setting alarms, should extra time be provided in Column 17?

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PO-603 Section 481 Pg. 102,103, &120, Mail Count Guide Pg. 26

What credit is recorded for a rubber banded bundle of several pieces of collected mail?

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Mail Count Guide Pg.30 Step 4 H0R-2J-C 4997 Bardstown, KY (152) Step 4 I95R-4I-C 99031041 Saint Peters, MO (153) PO-603 535.12 Pg. 122

Answering customers questions at the counter or being called to the phone to speak with a customer should be included in Col. 17.

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Mail Count guide P27

If a customer leaves multiple letters or flats in tubs for pick up each individual piece is counted separately.

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Source

If a carrier has to wait for Scanner Clearance Review after returning from the route should that time be included during a mail count in Column 17?

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scanner-review.pdf

Should my manager stop the timer if I require a 2nd trip to load my vehicle?

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additional-loading.pdf

Is Mail Collected from NDCBU Collection compartments counted as Letters/Flats collected?

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Mail Count Guide Page 30

When is credit given for the COA?

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Mail Count Guide Page 23

Carriers can receive double credit for a COA, both in Column 11 and Column 12

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Mail Count Guide Page 23

Where should a 3982 PARS label (COA yellow sticker) be credited during a mail count if management requires the carrier to do anything pertaining to a COA besides stick the sticker on the pink card?

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Mail Count Guide Page 23

Where should a 3982 PARS label (COA yellow sticker) be credited during a mail count if the carrier only sticks the sticker on the pink card?

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Mail Count Guide Page 23

An accountable found in DPS is not credited as an accountable.

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Mail Count Guide Page 21

Can Regular Rural Carriers observe the count on their day off?

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Mail Count Guide Page 13

Does a CD inside a magazine automatically mean it is a parcel?

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rigid.pdf

Does address orientation matter when determining what category the mail piece is counted under?

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Mail Count Guide Page 15

How should a route be credited for DPS for a closed business?

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Mail Count Guide Page 17

If hold mail is not kept at the carrier’s case, time to travel to a central hold location should be included in Column 17.

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Mail Count Guide Page 27

The 4239 must be signed by the person counting the mail daily

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Mail Count Guide Page 14

Are boxes of checks counted as flats or parcels?

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Mail Count Guide 18

We all get extra credit for “Helicopter” flats.

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Mail count Guide Page 18

What credit is received if a carrier receives mail for a customer that does not have a street box but has a PO box

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Mail Count Guide Page 24

What should Netflix be credited as during a mail count?

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netflix.pdf

Who can conduct the route inspection?

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Mail Count Guide Page 4

Extra credit should be provided for cutting plastic straps from magazines.

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Mail Count Guide Page 9

Does Column 29 – Waiting Time affect the route’s evaluation?

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Mail Count Guide Page 33

Should a folded newspaper be counted as a letter or flat?

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Mail Count Guide Page 17

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