Concerned that the mailman well mail carrier isn't picking up the mail from the Blue collection box??

We recently just got a new carrier I believe and my fiance is incarcerated so I mail my letters well I dropped them off inside the blue box and the other day I witnessed the mailman or mail lady park on the corner right by the blue box they sat there for a while and then they just drove off. I stood there the whole time that he was there and i haven't seen him get out of the van to collect the mail from the blue box help me what should I do and please don't tell me to call my local post office because when I call nobody ever answers it's hard to get through to anybody

Pearl L

nnaybe cause hes new he nnight not realize its a box or they couldve just gotten the nnail and you just didnt see thenn do it, ive wondered about nny nnail too cause for a wk i was getting hardly anything and i knew i had nnore nnail than that, so when the nnailnnan canne i just asked hinn about it and they were behind on the nnail, i think theyre short staffed, i didnt want to be nnean by calling the post office so i asked hinn, the next day i got nnail


I'm sure it got picked up soon after that. If you see problems you could try walking to a different box handled by someone else.


Depending on how it is all organized, it is often a TOTALLY different mail carrier who picks up from the blue box (and often he/she is on a different schedule) than the mail carrier who delivers to your house. And sometimes that blue box collector-person comes from a totally different local post office than the one you might think. So try not to be anxious about all this...

real estate guy

You should go INTO the post office and ask to speak with the post master. Each post office has a postmaster. This is the manager that runs the post office. Explain what you posted her. However, if you feel that the mail is not being picked up in a timely manner because your fiance isn't getting the mail in a timely manner, then I would say the issue is the the jail system. If you really want to see if the problem is with the post office, I would do this. I would mail several post cards to yourself, using the blue mail box. I would put a small date on each card when you drop them in the box and then note when you actually receive it. Do this several times a week for several weeks. You will start to see a problem. If the problem is really with the post office you will have proof.


when you look at the front of a blue USPS box, there are times shown when the nail is removed/picked up from that box.................if you want to be that concerned, then look at the p/u times and be near the box 10 minutes before the p/u time listed ( those p/u times are an approximation )