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2014-03-16 20:20:06

Dynamic Routing, Zone Jumping, Commercial Pick & Pack, Dedicated Drop Units, Paperless Operations, and New Federal Fuel Regulations for Trucks NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., March 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Matheson Flight Extenders management team analyzes current issues and new developments to determine their impact and potential benefit for the transport industry and the U.S. Postal System. Here are some company perspectives on emerging trends. "There are several innovative...

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...

2014-02-05 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...

2014-01-21 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...

2013-12-05 12:24:32

Campaign Encourages Kids to Write and Mail Letters NEW YORK, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Nickelodeon and the United States Postal Service are launching "SpongeBob MailPants," an educational letter-writing program that uses SpongeBob SquarePants to show kids the fun of writing, sending and receiving mail this holiday season. Now through Jan. 4, 2014, kids can get special postage-paid, customized SpongeBob postcards at more than 25,000 Post Office locations nationwide to connect with...

2013-11-19 12:20:45

20-Stamp Souvenir Booklet Features Scenes from Warner Bros. Films ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With Hogwarts castle as the backdrop, the U.S. Postal Service today dedicated 20 new Forever stamps featuring images of Harry Potter, the extraordinary boy wizard, and the adventures he encounters with the friends, heroes, villains and creatures that make up his world. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2013-11-11 08:21:11

Prestige Folio Commemorates all 464 Recipients WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service today dedicated the World War II Medal of Honor Forever stamps -- paying tribute on Veterans' Day and everyday going forward to the 464 American veterans who received the nation's highest military honor for going above and beyond the call of duty during the Second World War. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131111/DC13930) The dedication took...

2013-10-08 23:34:00

The Association for Postal Commerce (PostCom), in its continuous effort to educate Congress and other postal stakeholders on the need for passing comprehensive, postal reform released an article pointing out the misconceptions some members of Congress hold on the existence and market power of the U.S. Postal Service’s statutory monopolies over the mail. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 In his article, PostCom’s President Gene Del Polito said, “[t]he Postal Service benefits...

2013-09-23 08:26:21

Two Performance Ceremonies: Ashanti in Atlanta, Chaka Khan in LA WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On what would have been his 83rd birthday, the "father of soul," Ray Charles, returns to two "stamping ovations" today as the latest inductee into the Postal Service's Music Icons Forever Stamp Series. Chaka Khan will perform at the Los Angeles first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony and Ashanti will highlight the Atlanta event. (Photo:...