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2014-03-19 12:21:31

Increase is part of the overall plan to preserve postal service for Canadians OTTAWA, March 19, 2014 /CNW/ - As announced in December, Canada Post is introducing a new tiered pricing structure for domestic and international letters. The regulatory process has concluded and documents will soon be published in the Canada Gazette Part II. On March 31, the price of Permanent (or "P") stamps bought in booklets, coils and panes will be $0.85 per stamp, up from $0.63 today. "P" stamps are valid on...

2014-03-13 16:21:18

HONOLULU, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service today honored the tranquil shrine that pays tribute to the 1,177 sailors aboard the USS Arizona who lost their lives Dec. 7, 1941, with the dedication of a Priority Mail Express $19.99 stamp. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140313/DC83043 "Today, nearly 100 years to the day that the Navy laid the keel to begin construction of the Arizona, we gather to pay tribute to its final resting spot," said U.S. Postal...

2014-03-13 08:25:41

Rocking the Music Icons Stamp Series With a Tribute Concert AUSTIN, Texas, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service will take center stage on the SXSW Outdoor Stage at Butler Park with the dedication of the Jimi Hendrix Forever Stamp. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140313/CG81399 Widely recognized as one of the most creative and influential musicians of the 20th century, Hendrix displayed an innovative style that embraced the influences of rock, R&B, modern jazz and...

2014-03-05 12:24:35

DUBLIN, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hrpd6h/uk_express ) has announced the addition of the "UK Express Parcels: Market insight report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hrpd6h/uk_express ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Having fallen in the aftermath of the 2009 economic downturn, growth is now speeding up in the GBP8bn UK parcels...

2014-02-27 16:33:25

FORT WAYNE, Ind., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- E-mail greeting cards may be nice, but for a lot of people, nothing beats a thank-you note or card of congratulations received through the traditional mail. Now, sending a custom card through the mail is as an easy four-step process. BillyNote.com enables users - using their computer, smart phone or tablet - to send any number of custom-designed postcards to any number of individuals for $1 each. "There are a number of services around...

2014-02-18 23:23:30

Rebranding to DocuTransfer® Brings New Suite of Features and Benefits Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Krengel Technology, Inc., an independent software developer, is excited to announce the official release of DocuTransfer. Recently rebranded from the mail-automation-centric DocuMailer, DocuTransfer brings a wider breadth of feature sets to the world of document storage, mailing, USPS certification, and electronic payment processing. DocuTransfer provides complete control...

2014-02-05 08:36:04

Worldwide Experts to Discuss Future of Delivery at Fourth Annual PostalVision 2020 Conference, April 10-11, in Washington, D.C. Key sponsors include eBay, DHL, Accenture, Pitney Bowes WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There is only one commercial American enterprise that includes every citizen and resident as a customer. It's the U.S. Postal Service. Yet given a declining need for letter delivery on the one hand and an increasing need for e-commerce driven parcel delivery on the...

2014-01-23 16:20:32

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PostageAnywhere announced today the launch of its low-cost, cloud-based postage and shipping platform for small parcel packages. The platform offers a new solution for businesses and individuals looking to ship small packages without complicated signup processes or high shipping rates. "We are extremely excited about the launch of our new, low-cost shipping platform," says Greg Ojeda, CEO of PostageAnywhere. "Instead of waiting in long...

2014-01-21 08:28:31

Actress Bella Thorne Joins the Fun And Talks About The Personal Touch of Handmade Valentines NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Love is in the air. The United States Postal Service today dedicated the Cut Paper Heart Forever Stamp, this year's limited-edition Love stamp. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please visit: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/65160-us-postal-service-limited-edition-cut-paper-heart-forever-stamp...

2014-01-13 12:20:16

OTTAWA, Jan. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada Post today released its Lunar New Year stamps to honour the Year of the Horse, which runs from January 31, 2014, until February 18, 2015. The stamps are the sixth issue in a 12-year series that has proven to be among the most popular in the commemorative stamp program. The stamps each depict a horse with various design elements and finishes used to enhance the animal. The domestic and international stamps emphasize red and gold - traditional...