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New Update to Informed Delivery

WASHINGTON — Informed Delivery users can now view images of their household’s incoming mail and manage their package deliveries, the Postal Service announced today. More than seven million Informed Delivery users who opt-in to receive email notifications can now view their mail in their daily digest emails and also see tracking information about the expected delivery of their packages. Also, users are able to track package deliveries, leave delivery instructions and schedule redelivery from the

By | 2017-12-20T23:53:00+00:00 December 20th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

We’re ready for busiest ship

WASHINGTON — This week is expected to be the busiest week of the holiday mailing and shipping season for the Postal Service. Mail carriers will also deliver Priority Mail Express packages on Christmas Day in select locations. Ship Online from HomeThe Postal Service also predicts that today will be the busiest day for online postal consumers. 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 repor

By | 2017-12-17T23:53:00+00:00 December 17th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Discover the world’s largest post office

Visit the world’s largest Post Office: m.usps.com, the mobile version of usps.com. During fiscal year 2017 (Oct. 1, 2016-Sept. 30, 2017) the world’s largest Post Office conducted more than 54 million transactions. On an average day, nearly 3 million customers visit the nation’s brick and mortar Post Offices while more than 2 million customers visit usps.com. For reporters interested in speaking with a regional Postal Service public relations professional, please go to about.usps.com/news/media-c

By | 2017-12-05T23:53:00+00:00 December 5th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Postal Inspectors offering mailing tips to secure your holiday shipments

This holiday season the Postal Service looks forward to delivering a great deal of holiday cheer along with more than 15 billion mail pieces. Consumers trust the Postal Service to deliver secure and economical shipping options. The Postal Inspection Service, the federal law enforcement arm of the Postal Service, is working around-the-clock to keep your important shipments safe and deter mail and parcel theft. Customers concerned about the security of their mail can consider renting a Post Office

By | 2017-11-21T23:53:00+00:00 November 21st, 2017|companies|0 Comments

USPS ready for Cyber Monday

More than 6 million packages are expected to be delivered each Sunday in December. Mail carriers will also deliver Priority Mail Express packages on Christmas Day for an additional fee in select locations. Busiest WeekWith the increase in early and online gift shopping, the Postal Service no longer has a “busiest day” for holiday shipping. The Postal Service expects to deliver nearly 200 million packages per week from Dec. 11 to 24. For reporters interested in speaking with a regional Postal Ser

By | 2017-11-21T23:53:00+00:00 November 21st, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Post Offices closed Christmas, New Year’s Eves

WASHINGTON — Post Offices nationwide will be closed on Christmas Eve, Sunday, Dec. 24 and New Year’s Eve, Sunday, Dec. 31. Post Offices will be open regular operating hours on Tuesday, Dec. 26 and Jan. 2. Blue collection boxes are not serviced on Sundays and that will be the case on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve this year. Post Offices will be closed on those days and only Priority Mail Express packages will be delivered. All Post Offices will be open and regular mail delivery will resume aft

By | 2017-11-14T23:53:00+00:00 November 14th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Ready to deliver 15 billion pieces of cheer

Postal Service will deliver more than 15 billion pieces of mail this holiday season. The Postal Service will be expanding its Sunday delivery operations to locations with high package volumes beginning Nov. 26. “America relies on the Postal Service and our 640,000 dedicated employees to deliver the holidays,” said Brennan. The Postal Service also expects to deliver nearly 200 million packages per week during these two weeks. For reporters interested in speaking with a regional Postal Service pub

By | 2017-10-25T00:53:00+00:00 October 25th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Military holiday shipping deadlines

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. To ensure timely delivery of holiday wishes by Dec. 25, the Postal Service recommends that cards and packages be sent to military APO/FPO/DPO addresses overseas no later than the mailing dates listed below. Use the Military Care Kit to Send Presents and Care PackagesThe Postal Service has created a free “Military Care Kit” based on the i

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

New delivery robot helps mail carriers make their rounds

The project was announced at a joint press conference between the mayor of Bad Hersfeld, Thomas Fehling, and Jürgen Gerdes, CEO of the Post - eCommerce - Parcel division at Deutsche Post DHL Group. Deutsche Post is testing the "PostBOT," a self-propelled electric robot, in the "Smart City" of Bad HersfeldThe robot is designed to follow mail carriers automatically and carry their mail itemsDeutsche Post has selected the German town of Bad Hersfeld as its test site for a robot to accompany mail deliverers on their routes and carry their mail items. Residents of two delivery districts in Bad Hersfeld can immediately expect to start seeing the self-propelled electric "PostBOT" accompanying the

By | 2017-10-04T00:53:00+00:00 October 4th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

The Postal Service Continues to Restore Service

Houston, TX — The Postal Service continues to restore service to our customers. Customers are reminded they should check our website regularly for the updated information on their mail service. We are committed to serving our customers in the Houston, TX and the surrounding areas, as recovery from Hurricane Harvey continues. 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.

By | 2017-09-05T00:53:00+00:00 September 5th, 2017|companies|0 Comments