Over the holidays, the U.S. Postal Service really delivered. The USPS is reporting that for the month of December they delivered 524 million packages, an 18-percent increase over December 2013.
Starting right after Thanksgiving, the U.S. Postal service will go into into high gear to make sure mailed holiday gifts are delivered on time.
A reward of up to $50,000 is being offered for information which leads to the arrest of two people who robbed a postal carrier of her mailbox key earlier this week.
If you hate getting junk mail, you’re not alone, and now there’s something you can do about it.
Beginning Sunday, its going to cost you more to mail a letter. On January 26th, the U.S. Postal Service increased the price for a first class stamp from 46 cents to 49 cents.
Sending greeting cards, rent checks, and birthday cards will cost you a little more in the New Year—which is right around the corner.
If you finished your Christmas shopping over the weekend and planned to get your holiday cards in the mail today, join the crowd.
Once blamed for the death of the mail, the internet may bring a few much needed dollars to the U.S. Postal Service. Amazon announced Monday that it will use the Post Office’s resources to deliver packages on Sundays.
Direct mail service is being discussed, again, between U.S. and Cuban representatives.
Congress passed legislation Thursday requiring the U.S. Postal Service to have six-day delivery.