Category: USPS

Postal Service: Saturday Mail Delivery, Still On

By Abby Garcia Telleria It seems like the USPS® can’t catch a break. Earlier this year, the Postal Service® proposed a plan to end Saturday delivery in an effort to curb massive losses, slash costs, and restore the beleaguered agency to long-term financial stability. According to published reports, instituting a 5-day delivery schedule would save…

By Melissa Team April 17, 2013 Off

USPS to Stop Saturday Delivery

On February 6, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe announced that the Postal Service plans to modify Saturday delivery beginning August 5th of this year. Letter mail and periodicals would no longer be delivered on Saturdays, but they would maintain delivery of packages, including vital mail-order medicine as well as other priority and express mail options. Donahoe…

By February 7, 2013 0

Postal Standards and Address Quality – Take 1

By David Loshin The USPS Postal Standard (Publication 28) provides at least some of the specifications we need for address quality. For example,  “The Postal Service defines a complete address as one that has all the address elements necessary to allow an exact match with the current Postal Service ZIP+4 and City State files to…

By Melissa Team May 8, 2012 Off