USPS National and Illinois News

News from USPS National and USPS Great Lakes Area.
04/19/2021 07:00
This document details software updates scheduled for Sunday, April 25, 2021. Impacted Commercial Systems include: PostalOne! System Release 52.1.0.0 * Business Intelligence Database System (BIDS) Release 52.1.0.0 Enterprise Payment System (EPS) Release 4.3.0.0 * REMINDER: PostalOne! Release 52.1.0.0 includes a NEW REQUIRED Mail.dat client. Users should download Mail.dat client 52.1.0.0_PROD, from the Business Customer Gateway (BCG) using the following path: Mailing Services è Electronic Data Exchange [Go to Service] è Mail.dat download (Windows 32-bit, Windows 64-bit or Solaris).
April 25, 2021 Pre-Release Notes (Change 3.0)
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04/16/2021 12:55
With unique traits, versatility and adaptability, heritage livestock breeds return us to our agricultural roots. The U.S. Postal Service pays homage to the priceless genetic diversity of heritage breeds with 10 different Forever stamps showcasing these unusual and culturally valuable animals.
Heritage Breeds Live on in New Forever Stamps
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04/15/2021 18:00
Chicago, IL — The U.S. Postal Service is accepting applications for positions of Tractor Trailer Operators (TTO) paying $23.74 per hour.
USPS is Hiring Tractor Trailer Operators
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04/09/2021 08:51
WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Postal Service celebrates America’s love of coffee today with the issuance of four new stamps. Whether milky, dark as night, sweetened, flavored or highly concentrated, many coffee drinks have one thing in common — they begin with espresso.
Espresso drinks Forever stamps now on sale
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04/07/2021 09:55
Springfield IL — The U.S. Postal Service Garden Beauty Forever stamps are available for purchase. The stamps are being sold at Post Office locations nationwide and online at usps.com/shopstamps.
Garden Beauty Stamps Are Blooming - Springfield IL
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03/26/2021 11:57
WASHINGTON, DC — The United States Postal Service filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) today seeking to transfer Bound Printed Matter (BPM) Parcels to the Competitive Product list, and simplifying the delivery time for Priority Mail Express (PME).
USPS announces changes to delivery time for Priority Mail Express
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03/25/2021 13:33
WASHINGTON, DC — Commemorate the 59th presidential inauguration with this souvenir envelope. The No. 10 envelope features portraits of President Joseph R. Biden and Vice President Kamala D. Harris, along with an illustration of the White House.
2021 presidential inauguration collectible now available
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03/23/2021 14:32
WASHINGTON, DC — Recognizing that issues in certain facilities across the country continue to hamper service performance, we have come together to form a National Joint Task Force on Service Performance to identify and craft solutions to improve service at specific locations within the network. Members of the Joint Task Force will work together on making necessary changes to strengthen service reliability, share best practices and stay vigilant to any emerging issues.
Postmaster General and Leadership of Union and Management Associations Form Joint Task Force on Service Performance
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03/16/2021 09:52
CHICAGO, IL — The U.S. Postal Service is accepting applications for career positions of Automotive Technician in Chicago.
USPS Hiring Automotive Technicians
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03/04/2021 12:58
Lombard, IL 60148 — Yorktown Post Office will be celebrating its mile-stone anniversary of twenty-five years of service, to the Lombard community for the month of March. The Yorktown United States Postal Service located at 226 Yorktown Shopping Center, Lombard, IL 60148, inside entrance #2.
Yorktown Post Office
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03/04/2021 10:52
CHICAGO IL — The U.S. Postal Service is hiring employees to work at various Chicago locations as a City Carrier Assistant (CCA). The positions are open from March 4 through March 7, 2021.
USPS is Hiring City Carrier Assistants
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