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What will be the mail truck of the future?

The U.S. Postal Service mail truck, with its navy blue eagle’s head and beak on the side, is a reminder that the postal carrier still delivers the mail every day, even if Americans don’t write too many letters anymore. And now, it turns out, one of the largest vehicle fleets in the country has reached the […]

Brightly - True

Sounds like: The Postal Service, Patrick Wolf, Made in Japan Song: Brightly - True What's so good? Australian trio Brightly has built a reputation over the past few years for their gorgeous indie pop music, with an EP and album already stocking their back catalogue. Show More Summary

Amazon.com Does Its Bit to Help Save the U.S. Postal Service

The relationship with the online retailer has been a rare positive for the beleaguered government entity.

This Commemorative Suez Canal Stamp Has One Glaring Error

The Egyptian postal service had the best intentions when issuing a series of stamps to commemorate the Suez Canal and its multi-billion expansion project, only there was one blaring mistake... The post This Commemorative Suez Canal Stamp Has One Glaring Error appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Postal Service Halts Deliveries to Low Mail Slots Forcing Workers to Bend Over

Some residents in Borough Park in New York City are irate with the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) because their service has been halted due to their low-set mail slots, according to the New York Daily News. The postal service claims theShow More Summary

U.S. Postal Service agrees to resume delivery in Borough Park

Neither rain, nor sleet, nor low-placed letter boxes will keep the mail from being delivered in Borough Park.

Three heroes among U.S. Postal Service letter carriers

Postal workers run into foul weather and the occasional angry dog while doing their jobs, which is nothing out of the ordinary for them. But what about the employees who encounter emergency situations, or just residents in need of a little support? The National Association of Letter Carriers each year recognizes “daily deeds of bravery and simple compassion” […]

Brooklyn post office won’t deliver to short mailboxes: residents

The postman always rings twice, unless he has to bend down. The U.S. Postal Service has stopped delivering mail to some households in Borough Park, claiming the low-set mail slots they’ve been using for decades are dangerous, furious residents said.

U.S. Postal Service Lowers Package Rates

The U.S. Postal Service is lowering package rates — dramatically in some cases — in an effort to capture e-commerce business. The Postal Service has notified the Postal Regulatory Commission that it intends to change the cost of Priority Mail shipments. Show More Summary

USPS Secures Contract To Deliver Email

WASHINGTON (CAP) - The United States Postal Service has won the right of first refusal for a new government contract that allows the entity to handle the delivery of all email, outbidding competitors Federal Express, UPS, and DHL. The...Show More Summary

Tom Of Finland Stamps Are A Hit

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Finland's postal service reports that sales of its Tom Of Finland stamps are breaking all their sales records. Via Gay Star News: Stamps commemorating Finnish gay erotic artist Touko Laaksonen, who published his drawings under the name...Show More Summary

Homoerotic artist Tom of Finland gets global stamp of approval

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A set of homoerotic Finnish stamps featuring images by gay icon and artist Tom of Finland that went on sale Monday are a worldwide success, Finland's postal service company said. During the six months that preceded the launch, buyers placed preorders from 178 countries, Posti said in a statement. Show More Summary

UPS and FedEx Rate Hikes Threaten Free Shipping and Lost Business

The Postal Service is cutting rates while rivals raise theirs meaning it might gain a competitive advantage even as companies rethink their shipping policies

Missouri Woman Posts Video of Mailman Mishandling Packages, Footage Goes Viral

After years of poor service and consumer complaints, one Missouri woman decided to take matters into her own hands. According to WDAF, Susan Perry Howard has witnessed a United States Postal Service worker deliver her mail and package with absolutely no regard for her personal property. Show More Summary

AmazonFresh Taps USPS To Deliver Groceries In San Francisco

The U.S. Postal Service already partners with Amazon for Sunday package deliveries. Amazon is working with the U.S. Postal Service to transport insulated tote bags of perishable goods to customers San Francisco, as part of the e-commerce website's growing same-day grocery-delivery service called AmazonFresh. Read Full Story

Amazon, U.S. mail test grocery deliveries around San Francisco

Amazon.com Inc has begun using the U.S. Postal Service to deliver groceries on a trial basis in the San Francisco area, in a potential boost for the online retailer's fledgling but gradually expanding "AmazonFresh" service. The postal...Show More Summary

USPS To Screw Up Amazon Grocery Deliveries In San Francisco

Like that desperate, failing business-owner who keeps convincing people to give them one last shot to prove that it’s not yet time to hang it up and find something else to do, the U.S. Postal Service has somehow made a deal with Amazon to give it a shot at delivering groceries in the San Francisco area. According to the Wall … [More]

Music Review: Zammuto - Anchor

Zammuto Anchor [Temporary Residence; 2014] by Jackson Scott Rating: As soon as I started listening to Zammuto’s sophomore record, Anchor, I scrawled those exact three OTHERS — Bon Iver, The Postal Service, The Shins — onto a Post-itShow More Summary

Stamps Wire: New USPS Stamps Feature James Beard & Other Chefs

Five celebrity chefs will be honored on a new set of USPS stamps. According to the United States Postal Service, the chefs were chosen because they "revolutionized our understanding of food." James Beard is confirmed, and Linns reports that Chinese...

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