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Media Mail – Media delivery made easy by the US Postal Service

Online learning still needs offline teaching materials, which is why Media Mail is a welcome service for teachers. It allows people to send multimedia and educational material cheaper than other messaging services. Even better, other people can use it too! Now you have better shipping media such as books or manuscripts. Still, the low prices […]

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US Postal Service challenges Biden’s climate plan

President Biden’s plan to electrify the federal vehicle fleet by 2035 got off to an inauspicious start, with a deal this week by the US Postal Service to purchase nearly 150,000 gas-powered mail trucks. Why is this important: The $11.3 billion contract binds the Postal Service for at least another decade without electrifying its fleet, […]

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Mardi Gras parades will impact the Postal Service

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US Postal Service forges ahead with vehicle upgrades that still favor gasoline

The US Postal Service has been given permission to purchase its next-generation mail vehicles – but the plan is at odds with the broader push from a climate-conscious Biden administration, as only 10% of the fleet update will include electric vehicles. The USPS fleet grows to more than 230,000 vehicles, including 190,000 for local deliveries […]

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Postal Service woos small shippers with local next-day delivery service

Diving brief: The US Postal Service said tuesday it launched a next-day delivery service for local businesses that ship within their community. The new service comes as carriers compete for a larger share of parcel volumes from smaller shippers. USPS Connect Local is currently available in over 800 locations in Texas and will be live […]

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Postal Service Begins Nationwide Expansion of Next Day Delivery Service

A pilot program that started in Texas is now gaining momentum – as well as nationally – as the US Postal Service announced that its USPS Connect commercial delivery program is now available in more locations and will scale. nationally by the end of this year. USPS connection includes four service options, but all are […]

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After many complaints about the postal service, the mayor of Park Ridge launches a webpage in an effort to solve the problem

By Tim McNicholas Click here for updates on this story PARK RIDGE, Ill. (WBBM) — A northern suburb has received so many complaints about the postal service that it created a web page to help deal with them all. It takes place in Park Ridge, where we uncovered the story of a pattern of mail […]

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US Postal Service Emergency Records System to Expand to Support Ransomware and Breach Response

A fleet of US Postal Service vehicles parked in line. The US Postal Service is expanding the use of an emergency registration system to cover ransomware attacks and other cybersecurity incidents. (Photo credit: BrianBrownImages via Getty) The US Postal Service is expanding the use of its emergency registration systems to cover ransomware attacks and other […]

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Hearing on Baltimore Postal Service issues

Lawmakers hold hearing to resolve Baltimore Postal Service issues Copy link Copy {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Updated: 10:26 PM EST February 14, 2022 Hide transcript View Transcript FIELD HEARING AT HOME ON PROBLEM NUMBER ONE WORST MALE CHILDBIRTH IN COUNTRY OF WITNESSES CALLED TO HELP IDENTIFY ROOT CAUSES AND POTENTIAL SOLUTIONS WITH COMMON THREAD […]

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Bill will ease budget pressure on Postal Service, deliver for customers

WINOOSKI, Vermont (WCAX) — A bill to get the U.S. Postal Service back on track is making its way through Congress. It aims to alleviate the staffing and debt problems facing the Postal Service, while allowing people to receive their mail on time. Vermont Congressman Peter Welch spoke to Winooski on Friday about the Postal […]

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Bill that would give the U.S. Postal Service a major overhaul in the Senate

Bipartisan legislation that strengthens the U.S. Postal Service and saves nearly $50 billion over the next decade is potentially set to pass the Senate by the end of next week. the Invoicecalled the Postal Service Reform Act of 2022, pass in the House Tuesday night with overwhelming support of 342-92. “Americans depend on the Postal […]

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University of Baltimore to Host Congressional Hearing on Postal Service Issues – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Members of Congress will hold a field hearing at the University of Baltimore on Monday to review the U.S. Postal Service’s longstanding poor performance in and around Baltimore City. The government operations subcommittee of the House Oversight and Reform Committee will meet at the university’s John and Frances Angelos Law Center on […]

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North Highland woman says Postal Service lost cremated remains of her father and grandmother – CBS Sacramento

NORTH HIGHLANDS (CBS13) – A North Highlands viewer says the Postal Service has lost the remains of her father and grandmother. After months of waiting, she decided to call Kurtis. After Kimberly Jackson’s father passed away in September, her stepmother sent the cremated remains from South Holland, Illinois. The package also included an urn containing […]

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House OKs bill eases budget constraints on Postal Service

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress would lift onerous budget demands that have helped push the Postal Service deep into debt and require it to continue delivering mail six days a week under bipartisan legislation approved by the US Tuesday. Bedroom. The election year bill, which comes at a time when widespread complaints about slower courier service, […]

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Postal Service holiday package volumes decline year over year

The U.S. Postal Service announced fiscal 2022 first-quarter results on Tuesday, which included a nearly 10% year-over-year decline in peak holiday season parcel and shipping volume. and a nearly 8% drop in revenue, as delivery demand in the holiday quarter fell from the frenetic peak season of 2020, when more consumers shopped online for the […]

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US Postal Service offers reward for armed robbery information

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Reviews | Now is the time to electrify the US Postal Service fleet

Forget Amazon delivery, it could be the humble, dependable US Postal Service that ushers us all into the electric future. Along with more than 200 billion mailings a year, the Postal Service’s electric trucks could also deliver clean air benefits to every neighborhood, that is, if the Biden administration takes matters into its own hands. […]

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Stamp prices will increase next month in line with European postal rates

Bookmark(0) Please login to mark No account yet? Register An Post will increase the price of the basic domestic and international stamp on Tuesday, March 1, 2022. The standard domestic letter stamp will increase to €1.25 (currently €1.10) while the standard international stamp will be €2.20 ( currently €2.00). These levels are well below current […]

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Chicagoans know the US Postal Service isn’t working properly

Chicagoans are appalled by the letter that US Postal Service spokesman Tim Norman wrote to the Sun-Times. Norman really has no idea what’s going on with our mail. It was 7:30 p.m. when my mail arrived last week, which is better than not receiving anything at all. The mail sent to me on Christmas Eve […]