Dragons Coming to a Post Office Near You!

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service will be joined by the American Philatelic Society (APS) to unveil four colorful stamp designs of 16 Forever stamps depicting dragons — the high-flying, fire-breathing mythological creatures that have roamed our imaginations for millennia — at the APS national summer convention and stamp show Aug. 9-12 in Columbus, OH. Read More …

U.S. Postal Service Recognized as 2018 Top Federal Agency for Multicultural Business Opportunities

WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service is being honored as the top government agency for Multicultural Business Opportunities by Omnikal, the largest business organization promoting inclusiveness in the country. The award honors the Postal Service’s leadership among the 25 top-ranked government agencies, known as the Omni50, that actively support opportunities for small businesses and Read More …

Postal Service to Celebrate Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

The U.S. Postal Service will salute the role of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in keeping our nation a global leader in innovation and providing new opportunities for all Americans to learn and explore the world with the STEM Education Commemorative Forever Stamps First-Day-of-Issue Dedication Ceremony. Source: USPS

Illinois Statehood Forever Stamp Dedicated Today

SPRINGFIELD, IL — Illinois, our nation’s 21st state, will celebrate its bicentennial Dec. 3, 2018. To celebrate this milestone, the U.S. Postal Service dedicated the Illinois Statehood Forever stamp today at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield. Source: USPS

USPS FY 2018 first quarter results

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Postal Service reported controllable income for the first quarter 2018 (October 1, 2017 – December 31, 2017) of $353 million, compared to controllable income of $522 million for the same period last year. This decrease was largely driven by volume declines in First-Class and Marketing Mail, higher normal cost of retiree Read More …