WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service reported new delivery performance metrics for the third week of the second quarter for fiscal year 2023 showing delivery performance improvements in First-Class Mail and Periodicals. The average time for the Postal Service to deliver a mailpiece or package across the nation was 2.5 days.
Lafayette, LA — The U.S. Postal Service today celebrated the life of author Ernest J. Gaines, best known for the novels “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman” and “A Lesson Before Dying,” as the 46th honoree in the Black Heritage Stamp series in a first-day-of-issue ceremony at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
HOMESTEAD, FL and GATLINBURG, TN — On Sunday, the Postal Service will issue two new stamps designed to be used as postage for Priority Mail and Priority Mail Express flat-rate envelopes: A Florida Everglades stamp denominated at $9.65 and a Great Smoky Mountains stamp denominated at $28.75. The stamps were issued in Homestead, FL, and Gatlinburg, TN, respectively.
LAHAINA, HI — The U.S. Postal Service celebrates a favorite outdoor activity with Sailboats, two colorful postcard stamps. The stamps, which will be issued Sunday, Jan. 22, are whimsical, colorful, bold and modern —featuring illustrations that capture the joyful sensation of being on the water on a beautiful day.
Robert Scott Manier will be officially installed as the 32nd Postmaster at a special program at the Portland Processing and Distribution Center. Attendance at this event is by invitation only. Please RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday October 13, 2022.
PORTLAND — The U.S. Postal Service will conduct an unprecedented two-day hiring “Mega Blitz” for 2,000 mail carriers, mail handlers and clerks at 111 postal facilities across Oregon, Washington and Idaho from Sept. 27 to Oct. 1.
Oregon — The U.S. Postal Service today launched USPS Connect — a set of four delivery solutions that leverage ongoing network improvements, new equipment, new pricing and enhanced operational precision to meet evolving business package delivery needs.
The AZI table lists each five-digit ZIP Code™ and is an indicator of the type of processing that typically takes place on letter mail destined for each ZIP Code. Each number in the file is a ZIP Code appended with a numeric zone indicator. The five numeric indicators are as follows: Two Pass Zones: Automated two-step sector/segment at mail processing facilities876 Carrier Route Sort Zones: Automated incoming secondary carrier route sorting at plantsCarrier Route Barcode Sorter (CSBCS) Zones: Automated walk sequence sorting on CSBCS machines at delivery unitsDelivery Barcode Sorter (DBCS) Zones: Automated walk sequence sorting on DBCS machines at...