Delivering A Lot More than Just Mail

Who would have thought ideas meant to facilitate mail delivery would not only help nearly everyone in the country, but also boost the economy as well?

Take, for instance, the U.S. Postal Service’s Address Management System (AMS), a database of around 127 million deliverable addresses. Since its inception, the Postal Service has kept track of addresses to assure continuity and currency of location information. Every change-of-address that is filed – 36 million in 2019 alone – updates the AMS.

 

Value to the Nation

Did you know that July 1 is National Postal Worker Day? In its honor, we’re going to run a blog series during the month of July that focuses on the value the Postal Service brings to the nation. We all know the Postal Service delivers mail to almost every address six days a week. And there is probably no time like the present to make us appreciate our postal carrier delivering our medications and supplies. But the Postal Service provides even greater value than regular mail delivery.

 

Express or Bust

You get what you pay for with Priority Mail Express, the U.S. Postal Service’s fastest mail product. It’s not cheap, but it comes with a money-back guarantee should USPS fall short of the promised one- or two-day delivery.

 

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    I'm in Chicago and this blatant lie has been posted via website tracking on ALL of my packages since COVID. 1. I wish retail companies would use UPS/FedEx etc. for the duration of the delivery...
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    One way to help USPS: require online companies to give buyers a choice in their delivery provider. I've always chosen USPS, but many companies refuse to honour it. Their policies give them the...

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