New technology in Tampa Bay USPS set to help with staffing

 New technology in Tampa Bay USPS set to help with staffing

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – The United States Postal Service is gearing up for what is sure to be another busy holiday season. This year though, something new. Advanced technology the postal service says will get your packages where they need to go — on time.

The Ybor City Package Support Annex is one of 45 annexes opened across the country to help with the massive amount of mail on its way out. More buildings, means the need for more employees. While the postal service has struggled with that in the past, now, the robots are being brought in to save Christmas.

Halloween may be over, but that means the holiday season is here.

“I went through it last year, so I definitely know what’s coming,” said LeeAnna jones, a USPS worker.

Soon, hundreds of millions of packages will be getting picked up and dropped off across…

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