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Lincoln Motor Company wins Irresistible Mail Award

Postal Service has recognized The Lincoln Motor Company, Hudson Rouge and Structural Graphics with the Irresistible Mail Grand Champion Award for their ability to create exceptional and innovative mail pieces. The Postal Service also recognized the University of Pittsburgh and Unofficial Cardboard with the first-ever Irresistible Mail Award for Innovative Technology. Irresistible Mail is a program that highlights mail pieces that increase engagement through innovative design, print or digital te

By | 2017-05-24T00:53:00+00:00 May 24th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Postal Service Honors United Health Group with 2017 Partnership for Growth Award

Postal Service (USPS) today recognized United Health Group (UHG) with the Partnership for Growth award on the final day of the National Postal Forum (NPF), the country’s premier mailing and shipping conference. The Partnership for Growth award is given annually at NPF to recognize a strong mailing industry contributor that drives innovation and growth using USPS. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its

By | 2017-05-24T00:53:00+00:00 May 24th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Henry David Thoreau Commemorated on a Forever Stamp Today

Postal Service celebrated writer, philosopher and naturalist Henry David Thoreau during the bicentennial year of his birth with a Forever stamp today. The first-day-issue stamp dedication ceremony took place at the Walden Pond State Reservation Visitors Center. Thoreau, born July 12, 1817, lived at Walden Pond from 1845-1847. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations. For reporters interested

By | 2017-05-23T00:53:00+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|companies|0 Comments

USPS honored as best supplier diversity agency

WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service is being honored as the nation’s best among the top 25 government agencies for promoting diversity and inclusiveness in business opportunities in America. Over two million businesses voted, and USPS ranked number one for engaging in supplier diversity by providing opportunities to diverse enterprise owners. As an agency committed to diversity, the Postal Service focuses on partnering with diverse, innovative business partners, which ultimately contri

By | 2017-05-18T00:53:00+00:00 May 18th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Have a Ball Forever stamps

Postal Service will soon release first-of-a-kind stamps with the look — and feel — of actual balls used in eight popular sports. Forever stamps depict balls used in baseball, basketball, football, golf, kickball, soccer, tennis and volleyball. The Forever stamps will be issued in panes of 16 that include two stamps of each design. stamps are being issued as Forever stamps, which are always equal in value to the current First-Class Mail 1-ounce price. For reporters interested in speaking with a r

By | 2017-05-16T00:53:00+00:00 May 16th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

USPS posts FY2017 2nd quarter results

Even with continued achievements in improving operational efficiency and revenue, the Postal Service cannot overcome systemic financial imbalances caused by legal and other constraints. Passage of legislation that would allow the Postal Service to operate within a more sustainable business model is urgently needed. “America deserves a financially stable Postal Service that can continue to play a vital role in our economy and society. For reporters interested in speaking with a regional Postal Se

By | 2017-05-10T00:53:00+00:00 May 10th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Celebration Corsage, Boutonniere stamps

Postal Service today issued two Celebration stamps fit for party invitations, thank-you notes, announcements and any other correspondence. The Celebration Corsage and Celebration Boutonniere Forever stamps are beautiful and perfect for greeting cards, Father’s Day cards and other occasions. “The Celebration Corsage and Celebration Boutonniere Forever stamps reflect the Postal Service’s long and proud tradition of showcasing flowers and floral artwork on stamps. Stamp DesignThe Celebration Corsag

By | 2017-05-02T00:53:00+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

Board of Governors TEC to meet 5-10

WASHINGTON — The Temporary Emergency Committee of the Board of Governors of the U.S. Postal Service (“TEC”) will meet May 10 in open session at Postal Service headquarters, 475 L’Enfant Plaza, SW, Washington, DC. Three hours after the conclusion of the open session meeting, a recorded audio file will be available for listening. ###Please Note: For broadcast quality video and audio, photo stills and other media resources, visit the USPS Newsroom. For more information about the Postal Service, vis

By | 2017-04-27T00:53:00+00:00 April 27th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

Total eclipse of sun on Forever stamp

The Total Solar Eclipse Forever stamp, which commemorates the August 21 eclipse, transforms into an image of the Moon from the heat of a finger. The Total Eclipse Forever stamps may be pre-ordered at usps.com/shop in early June for delivery following the June 20 nationwide issuance. Thermochromic InkThe stamp image is a photograph taken by astrophysicist Fred Espenak, aka Mr. Eclipse, of Portal, AZ, that shows a total solar eclipse seen from Jalu, Libya, on March 29, 2006. In the first U.S. stam

By | 2017-04-27T00:53:00+00:00 April 27th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

USPS celebrates Latin American cuisine

The Delicioso stamps feature bright and playful illustrations of tamales, flan, sancocho, empanadas, chile relleno, and ceviche. Postal Service. BackgroundCentral and South American, Mexican, and Caribbean foods and flavors have impacted American cuisine for generations. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations. For more information about the Postal Service, visit usps.com and usps.com/postal

By | 2017-04-20T00:53:00+00:00 April 20th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments