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World’s largest post office serves millions

Postal Service announced that Monday, Dec. 19, will be the busiest mailing day of the year. Of the 12 million customers visiting the nation’s 31,000 plus Post Offices, 7 million will visit the world’s largest Post Office — usps.com. Postal Service Chief Customer and Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President Jim Cochrane, referring to the ability to schedule next-day package pickup online at usps.com. As the world’s largest e-commerce deliverer, the Postal Service is projecting about 750 mil

By | December 15th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

USPS ready for record Cyber Monday

Postal Service, the largest e-commerce deliverer, is ready. Order free flat-rate USPS Priority Mail boxes at usps.com/freeboxes — delivered to any home or businessSkip the trip to a Post Office with Click-N-Ship. More USPS holiday news, including shipping deadlines and Santa mail, can be found at usps.com/holidaynews. For reporters interested in speaking with a regional Postal Service public relations professional, please go to about.usps.com/news/media-contacts/usps-local-media-contacts.pdf. Fo

By | November 28th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Postal Service Ready to Deliver Holiday Cheer

Postal Service today announced it was ready to deliver a lot of cheer — in the form of roughly 16 billion cards, letters and packages — this holiday season. “Our customers can count on the entire Postal Service workforce to deliver their holiday gifts, cards and letters,” said Megan J. Brennan, Postmaster General and CEO. Holiday Advertising CampaignThe 2016 holiday campaign emphasizes the proud tradition of delivering cheer and the value the Postal Service offers consumers and businesses during

By | November 14th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

USPS celebrates the story of the Nativity

Postal Service is ready for Christmas with a new Nativity Forever stamp issued today. An image that for Christians from all walks of life celebrates the story of the Nativity – the birth of Jesus Christ. The Nativity SceneArtists through the centuries have celebrated the Nativity in painting and sculpture. Ordering First-Day CoversThe Postal Service also offers first-day covers for new stamp issues and Postal Service stationery items postmarked with the official first-day-of-issue cancellation.

By | November 3rd, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Post Office hours Christmas, New Year’s Eves

WASHINGTON — Post Offices nationwide will be open Christmas Eve, Saturday, Dec. 24, but many will shorten retail lobby hours and close at noon. Post Offices will be open regular hours on New Year’s Eve. Revised hours will be posted at each Post Office, and commercial customers are asked to check with their business mail entry units for specific information about holiday hours of operation. Customers requiring postal services later on Christmas Eve are encouraged to contact their local Post Offic

By | November 1st, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Postal Service Announces 2017 Shipping Prices

Postal Service today filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) of price changes for Shipping Services products to take effect next year, following the end of the holiday mailing season. The filing does not include any price increase for First-Class Package International Service, Priority Mail Express International and Priority Mail International. The Postal Service continues to provide excellent value and reliability for the shipping industry, along with convenient choices for con

By | October 19th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Direct mail helps swing voters decide

The online survey, conducted by Summit Research, found 54 percent of swing voters surveyed say they read political direct mail immediately upon receiving it and 24 percent will save it to read later. There’s opportunity for campaigns: 52 percent of swing voters surveyed say they’ve not received any political mail at their residences. Sixty percent of voters read political mail about a candidate or issue immediately after receiving it, and 24 percent save it to read later. Voters find direct mail

By | October 13th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Holiday 2016 mailing and shipping deadlines.

Postal Service today announced the 2016 holiday mailing and shipping deadlines for domestic and international destinations as customers begin to prepare for the busy shopping and shipping season. International Mail Addressed To Global Express Guaranteed (GXG)*** Priority Mail Express International (PMEI) Priority Mail International (PMI) First-Class Package International Service (FCPIS) Africa Dec 20 Dec 08 Dec 01 Dec 01 Asia/Pacific Rim Dec 20 Dec 15 Dec 08 Dec 08 Australia/New Zealand Dec 20 D

By | October 12th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Delivering the Holidays to Diplomatic and Military Service Members Worldwide

Postal Service and for friends and family members of military and diplomatic personnel serving their country around the world. The price includes a $2 per box discount for mail sent to APO/FPO/DPO (Air/Army Post Office/Fleet Post Office/Diplomatic Post Office) destinations worldwide. Use the Military Care Kit to Send Presents and Care PackagesThe Postal Service has created a free Military Care Kit based on the items most frequently requested by military families. The kit contains:Two Priority Ma

By | October 11th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments