NextGen Delivery

Letter Carrier JD Kohl demonstrates the capacity of the new mailboxes.

Letter Carrier JD Kohl demonstrates the capacity of the new mailboxes.

Letter Carrier JD Kohl shows off the new NextGen mail box, part of more than 125 in an operational trial in a Broomfield, CO subdivision. Customers volunteered to have their boxes replaced by USPS maintenance at no charge. The boxes will accommodate standard Priority Mail boxes and nearly 80 percent of all parcel box sizes.

“It’s a real convenience to the customer,” said Kohl. “The box protects the package from the weather. It also may save the customer from coming to the Post Office if they aren’t home.”

Broomfield Postmaster Jamie Osborne also touts the safety and maintenance aspect. “This eliminates trips for the carrier along sidewalks and up steps to porches,” he said. “It also should save on vehicle maintenance, eliminating wear and tear on starters and transmissions.”

A USPS film crew recently documented delivery to the new boxes, which are only in four locations across the country.

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1 Comment

  1. Anonymous

     /  June 12, 2015

    what happened to the state of the art CBUs ??

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