USPS: Systems at Work (video)

Published on Jun 5, 2014 Each day the United States Postal Service processes hundreds of millions of pieces of mail and delivers to over 150 million addresses. At the center of this bustling postal network are more than a hundred Processing and Distribution Centers spread across the United States. Follow these letters, catalogs, magazines, and…

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Changes to Age Verification for Mailing of Cigarettes, Smokeless Tobacco Products

Cigarettes and smokeless tobacco are subject to numerous mailability restrictions. These restrictions may require Postal Service™ employees to conduct age verification of the sender and/or recipient of the item, as indicated below. DMM 601.11.5.3(a): For the exception for businesses mailing cigarettes and smokeless tobacco products to other businesses or government agencies, the recipient must be…

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Check out the robot South Plantation, FL H.S. students made to deliver Priority Mail

According to USPS Chief Sustainability Officer Thomas Day, the keynote speaker at the 2014 Eco Symposium at South Plantation High School in Plantation FL, “We were “wowed” by the robot that students created to deliver Express Mail… sustainability at its best.” Source: @USPS Twitter Account US Postal Service Facebook Account  

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Letters from USPS cause confusion in Guam (video)

Guam – The nightmare continues as residents are confused by the letters sent out by the United States Postal Service. It is a postal nightmare that started when residents began reporting that they were not receiving their mail following the implementation of high speed computer technology that sorts mail automatically and rejects those addresses not…

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R.R. Donnelley Ready To Deliver When the Postal Service Doesn’t

If Congress decides to allow private delivery of newspapers and magazines on Sundays, the nation’s largest printing company is ready to step in. “We are looking at alternative delivery methods for content, for physical content,” Thomas J. Quinlan, CEO of R.R. Donnelley, told financial analysts this week. (SeekingAlpha has the complete transcript.) “With the platform…

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USPS News Link Story – ‘Clear leader’

Stamps.com report: USPS leads competition on speed and reliability In a recent study commissioned and conducted by Stamps.com, a USPS-approved PC Postage Provider, USPS emerged as the “clear leader” in long-distance shipping, outperforming UPS and FedEx. To compare the carriers, Stamps.com shipped nearly 150 packages from Los Angeles, Chicago and a location in Virginia to…

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