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Holiday Mail Call for Diplomatic and Military Members Worldwide

Holiday Mail Call for Diplomatic and Military Members Worldwide U.S. Postal Service Recommended Mailing DatesA Sailor sorts Priority Mail Boxes aboard USS Boxer while underway in the Gulf of Aden. Postal Service offers a discounted price of $18.45 on its largest Priority Mail Flat Rate® Box. The price includes a $1.50 per box discount for mail sent to APO/FPO/DPO (Air/Army Post Office/Fleet Post Office/Diplomatic Post Office) destinations worldwide. The kit contains:Two Priority Mail® APO/FPO/DP

By | 2019-10-07T17:00:00+00:00 October 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Package Security Enhancements Begin This Month

Package Security Enhancements Begin This MonthWASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service is increasing the safety and security of its collection box procedures through a modification of the long-standing Aviation Mail Security Rule, which was established in August 1996 and called for all packages weighing 16 ounces to be presented in person to a postal clerk or a letter carrier. The action was taken to enhance security measures and to protect the public, postal employees and postal contractor

By | 2019-09-30T17:00:00+00:00 September 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

USPS recognizes Royal Alliances, Pitney Bowes and Intelisent with the Data Driven Excellence Award

Royal Alliances, Pitney Bowes and Intelisent Honored with Data Driven Excellence Award at the National Postal ForumINDIANAPOLIS — The U.S. Postal Service has recognized Royal Alliances, Pitney Bowes and Intelisent with the Data Driven Excellence Award for utilizing the Informed Visibility platform to improve the customer experience. Pitney Bowes is a global technology company providing commerce solutions that power billions of transactions. Pitney Bowes’ partnership with USPS dates back to the c

By | 2019-05-07T17:00:00+00:00 May 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

USPS honors Frederick Yocum and The Standard Group with the Next Generation Campaign Grand Champion Award

Frederick Yocum and The Standard Group Receive Next Generation Campaign Grand Champion Award at the National Postal ForumINDIANAPOLIS — The U.S. Postal Service has recognized Frederick Yocum and The Standard Group with the Next Generation Campaign Grand Champion Award for their ability to create exceptional and innovative mail campaigns. The USPS Next Generation Campaign Award is a yearly contest that recognizes innovative and effective Business-to-Consumer and Business-to-Business mail pieces t

By | 2019-05-07T17:00:00+00:00 May 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

USPS is bridging physical, digital worlds to take mail to new heights

“New combinations of physical and digital are proving to be a growth opportunity for our industry,” said Brennan. These included Informed Delivery, which allows residential customers to see a mobile preview of their mail, and provides businesses with a new way to engage consumers and extract more value from their investment in mail. “More than 2,000 mail senders are now using Informed Delivery to entice consumers toward a website, a coupon, or to open an app or connect directly with a business,”

By | 2019-05-05T17:00:00+00:00 May 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

USPS releases dog attack national rankings

Postal Service Releases Dog Attack National RankingsBROOKLYN, NY — The number of postal employees attacked by dogs nationwide fell to 5,714 in 2018 — more than 500 fewer than in 2017 and more than 1,000 fewer since 2016. Postal Service (USPS) highlights technology that likely helps to reduce potential attacks while releasing its annual list of cities with the most recorded dog attacks. The dog may view the letter carrier handing mail to a family member as a threatening gesture. 2018 Dog Attack R

By | 2019-04-10T17:00:00+00:00 April 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

USPS Stamps Offer Convenience for Consumers and Business Mailers

Postal Service announced today the new Priority Mail and Priority Mail Express stamps and new stamps for additional ounce, non-machineable surcharge, and 2- and 3-ounce mailings. Joshua TreeCelebrating the desolate beauty of the Joshua tree (Yucca brevifolia) and its distinct desert environment, this Priority Mail stamp depicts a common scene throughout much of the Mojave and Sonoran Deserts. Bethesda FountainWith this Priority Mail Express stamp, the Postal Service commemorates the Bethesda Fou

By | 2018-12-18T16:00:00+00:00 December 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Get Ready for Year’s Busiest Mailing and Shipping Week

This week is expected to be the busiest week of the holiday mailing and shipping season for the Postal Service. In the two weeks leading up to Christmas, Dec. 10-23, the Postal Service expects to deliver nearly 200 million packages each week. Additional TipsThe Postal Service offers shipping tips in 10 video “how to” guides. Additional news and information, including all domestic, international and military mailing and shipping deadlines, can be found on the Postal Service online holiday newsroo

By | 2018-12-16T16:00:00+00:00 December 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Post Offices will close Dec. 25 and Jan. 1

Post Offices Will Be Closed Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25 and New Year’s Day, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019WASHINGTON — Post Offices nationwide will be closed on Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25 and New Year’s Day, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019. All Post Offices will be open and regular mail delivery will resume after the holidays on Dec. 26 and Jan. 2. Some Post Offices may have extended hours leading up to the holidays, and limited hours on Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. 24. New Year’s Eve, Monday, Dec. 31, Pos

By | 2018-12-05T16:00:00+00:00 December 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cyber Monday Shenanigans? We’ll Deliver Them!

Shop online with confidence because USPS will get it thereWASHINGTON — Are you a Black Friday shopper or Cyber Monday shopper? Holiday mailing deadlines are fast approaching, and the Postal Service is ready to deliver. Mail carriers will also deliver Priority Mail Express packages on Christmas Day for an additional fee in select locations. Additional news and information, including all domestic, international and military mailing, and shipping deadlines, can be found at the Postal Service Holida

By | 2018-11-19T16:00:00+00:00 November 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments