The USPS is legally obligated to serve all Americans, regardless of geography, at uniform price and quality.
The USPS has exclusive access to letter boxes marked "U. Mail" and personal letterboxes in the United States, but still competes against private package delivery services, such as UPS and has part use with Fed Ex Express.
The Postal Service is monitoring conditions in New Orleans following significant flooding.
Currently there are no postal facilities impacted, however, conditions are being monitored.
The United States Postal Service, also known as the Post Office, U. Mail, or Postal Service, often abbreviated as USPS, is an independent agency of the United States federal government responsible for providing postal service in the United States.
The USPS is the operator of the largest civilian vehicle fleet in the world.
These early attempts were of small scale and usually involved a colony, Massachusetts Bay Colony for example, setting up a location in Boston where one could post a letter back home to England.
Other attempts focused on a dedicated postal service between two of the larger colonies, such as Massachusetts and Virginia, but the available services remained limited in scope and disjointed for many years.
The USPS office network covers the whole territory of the country, including even the most remote areas.
It stands to mention that the introduction of electronic document management system contributed to the modernization of company services and products, and determined company’s business strategy.
Business mailers are provided more detailed information about USPS mail processing facilities, and the operating status of postal delivery units.