Delivery Time Across the Nation Averages 2.5 Days

WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service reported new delivery performance metrics for the twelfth week of the fiscal fourth quarter showing the average time to deliver a mailpiece or package across the postal network was 2.5 days. Through Sept. 23, performance across First-Class Mail, Marketing Mail, and Periodicals remains Read More …

Postal Service: The Holiday Season Begins Today

NORTH POLE — At an event here to celebrate the new Holiday Elves stamps, with Santa, Mrs. Claus, reindeer and the Santa Claus House (on St. Nicholas Drive!) as the backdrop, the Postal Service announced that letters for the 110-year-old USPS Operation Santa program can be sent beginning today — six weeks earlier than previous years. Read More …