The united states postal service first began moving the mail on july 26, 1775, when the second continental congress named benjamin franklin as the nation's first postmaster general in accepting the position, franklin dedicated his efforts to fulfilling george washington's vision washington, who. Schedule hold mail service you can notify us up to 30 days in advance or as early as the next scheduled delivery day request your start date by 3 am et (2 am ct or 12 am pt) on your requested day, monday – saturday. The post office department was transformed into the united states postal service, an independent establishment of the executive branch of the government of the united states the mission of the postal service remained the same, as stated in title 39 of the us code: the postal service shall have as. You should read bankruptcy or insolvency under exclusions in chapter 1 to see if you can exclude the canceled debt including government corporations, any military department, the us postal service, or the postal rate commission a title 11 bankruptcy case is a case under title 11 of the united states code (including all chapters in. About us: investigations: press room: employment: contact us: mission: chief postal inspector: history: fallen personnel: jurisdiction and laws: forensic laboratory services: postal service questions : consumer help: victim help: report mail crime mail fraud mail theft identity theft mailbox vandalism return to sender label.
Us postal employees 2018 enter a name or select a location to begin your search not all fields need to be filled out if you enter a zip code, there is no need to select a state. Salaries at us postal service (usps) range from an average of $39,569 to $87,732 a year us postal service (usps) employees with the job title vice president (vp), information technology (it. For months, americans have heard dire warnings about the impending collapse of the united states postal service due to fiscal insolvency as republicans push to privatize the post office, the. The us postal service (usps) currently offers 12 nonpostal services (ie, services not directly related to mail delivery) that were grandfathered by the postal regulatory commission (prc) after enactment of the postal accountability and enhancement act (paea.
The us postal service (usps) can forward your mail to a new address or hold it at your local post office for a limited time forward your mail if your move is temporary, the usps can forward your mail from your old address to a new one for 15 days to one year. In 1970, congress passed the postal reorganization act, transforming the post office department into the united states postal service, a self-supporting establishment of the us government with more authority over its own operations. The us postal service lost money in six out of the 10 years from 2001 through 2010, according to its financial reports by the end of the decade, the semi-independent government agency's losses had reached a record $85 billion, forcing the postal service to consider seeking an increase in its $15 billion debt ceiling or face insolvency. The united states postal service: at the brink of insolvency business 510 – managerial economics final project submission february 25, 2012 executive summary this report takes a look at the united states postal service financial problems, which brought it to the brink of insolvency, after losing more than $25b in the last 5 years.
The postal service said a five-day mail delivery schedule would begin in august and would shave about $2 billion a year from its losses, which were $159 billion last year. A free inside look at us postal service salary trends 5,433 salaries for 631 jobs at us postal service salaries posted anonymously by us postal service employees. The postal service mission is to provide a reliable, efficient, trusted and affordable universal delivery service that connects people and helps businesses grow the us postal service is the only delivery service that reaches every address in the nation: 155 million residences, businesses and post office boxes. United states postal service fedex canada post in january 2018, the united states postal service, fedex, and canada post are making changes to shipping rates and some service offerings. What's the date you plan to mail the item what's the time you plan to mail the item.
Get started using uspscom by shopping or shipping my profile to a us postal service auditor to entities, including law enforcement, as required by law or in legal proceedings and to contractors and other entities aiding us to fulfill the service (service providers. Postal worker strikes prompted president nixon to pass the postal reorganization act in 1971, transforming it into the semi-independent agency we now know as the united states postal service. The united states postal service (usps also known as the post office, us mail, or postal service) is an independent agency of the united states federal government responsible for providing postal service in the united states, including its insular areas and associated states.
Us postal service, washington, dc 702,364 likes 5,026 talking about this a self-supporting government enterprise, the us postal service is the only. For months, americans have heard dire warnings about the impending collapse of the united states postal service due to fiscal insolvency and a drop in the use of mail service. In the past two years, however, the postal service has lost $79 billion, and it has had to borrow money to pay its bills last year, mail volume fell 45 percent, and the postal service expects a bigger drop in 2009.