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Postage rates may change in 2022 following new USPS proposal

What you pay to ship packages and send mail may change on Jan. 9, 2022. This is because the USPS filed a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to change their prices. The USPS has proposed a new base price range as ... MORE
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Prepare for slow mail delivery with 12 billion pieces of mail expected during holidays by USPS

Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, the United States Postal Service is expecting over 12 billion pieces of mail and packages to be sent out. Workers sort these packages early in the morning so tractor trailers can take them across the country ... MORE
Holiday, News, USPS
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Will I get my packages from FedEx, UPS, or USPS on Thanksgiving?

Americans rely heavily on package delivery services, especially during the holidays. Many are wondering if they’ll get packages they ordered during Thanksgiving Day. Which carriers choose to operate during holidays may vary, but many agree on not operating during the Thanksgiving holiday ... MORE
FedEx, News, UPS, USPS
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Will the post office be open on Thanksgiving?

On federal holidays like Thanksgiving, all federal offices remain closed, including the post office. This Thanksgiving is the first one in two years for many families where everyone comes together since the pandemic started. With places like the post office closed, many ... MORE
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USPS mail and tracking before the holidays: ship gifts early if you want them to arrive before Christmas

Many people express frustration as they track their packages whether they sent or are receiving them. Often times there will be a “delivery by” date, until that date passes and the package still hasn’t arrived to its destination. With Christmas ahead, it’s ... MORE
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The House Subcommittee on Government Operations is struggling to help the USPS improve performance

The government is finally looking into what the USPS needs to function properly. Evidently, the USPS says delivery times improved between July and Sept. but still remained short of its intended goal. A meeting was held Friday for the U.S. House Subcommittee ... MORE
Municipal, News, USPS
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Want your packages shipped by Christmas? USPS has released the deadlines

USPS is notorious for not getting shipments to their destination by the holiday, especially during a pandemic. They have released the following deadlines to make sure customers are able to do what they need to get their packages to their destination on ... MORE
Holiday, News, USPS
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USPS intentionally delaying mail service: When will letters, packages arrive?

The United States Postal Service is slowing down service. USPS has been struggling under budget and operational pressures for years. Now, the agency is lowering expectations in an effort to shore up service.  The goal is to make on-time delivery more consistent ... MORE
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USPS starts new program that offers an affordable and quick delivery option

The U.S. Postal Service has started a new pilot program that offers customers a cheaper and fast delivery option. The catch is that it’s currently only available in Texas and for businesses and organizations. It’s called the USPS Connect Local service, and ... MORE
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USPS increases their postage rates for First Class letters, Media Mail, and other services

USPS has faced a lot of issues during the pandemic and the holiday season last year, and now they’re increasing their prices despite delivering slow and at times unreliable service. On Aug. 29 rates were increased for First Class Mail letters, postcards, ... MORE
Business, Holiday, News, USPS