USPS: Processing operation ready for peak season

November 8, 2022 The Postal Service’s processing and distribution operation has added thousands of employees and more than 100 package sorting machines and other pieces of equipment in preparation for this year’s holiday delivery season. More than 5,300 precareer employees have been converted to career status and more than 15,000 temporary employees have been hired…

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USPS releases holiday mail-by deadlines

October 4, 2022 The Postal Service has recommended deadlines for the holiday mailing and shipping season. The suggestions, released Oct. 4, are for expected delivery by Dec. 25 to domestic, Air/Army Post Office (APO), Fleet Post Office (FPO) and Diplomatic Post Office addresses. Here are the deadlines: • Nov. 5: APO, FPO, and DPO addresses…

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USPS seeks brief price increases for holidays

August 10, 2022 USPS has notified the Postal Regulatory Commission of plans to temporarily increase some package product prices for the peak holiday season. If approved by the commission, the increases will affect Priority Mail, Priority Mail Express, First-Class Package Service, Parcel Select and USPS Retail Ground. International products will not be affected. The temporary…

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