Fort Lauderdale Postmaster David Guiney (standing, far left) conducted street management training at the District Office. Photo: Fort Lauderdale Customer Relations Coordinator Kelly Worthman
Lauderdale Postmaster David Guiney conducted training on street management, a
natural extension of office management.
Street management includes
observing vehicle movement on park and loop routes, proper use of relays,
following the prescribed line of travel, and protecting the mail. The manager may find routes are not in proper
adjustment, and the frequent use or requests for auxiliary assistance or
overtime is warranted; or a change in the line of travel could reduce travel to
and from the route, deadheading on the route, or time-wasting delivery
While conducting street observation, the manager notes areas of new
construction, plan for expansion, and be aware of urban renewal areas, changing
traffic patterns, the need to relocate collection boxes, customer problems of
During street supervision, every opportunity is taken to emphasize
safety while driving, walking on sidewalks, walking up and down steps, crossing
streets, collecting mail, or delivering relays.