USPS National and Illinois News

News from USPS National and USPS Great Lakes Area.
05/16/2019 08:12
CHICAGO IL — The Postal Service makes obtaining a new passport or renewing your old one an easy and convenient experience. Several Chicago Postal Stations will have extended hours each Saturday in May, opening earlier or staying open later in the day for Passports. If your travel plans include visiting any country outside the USA, including Mexico, Canada, the Caribbean, Bahamas or Bermuda anytime soon, then you will need a passport. Current regulations state in addition to presenting a valid passport book when returning to the United States by air, you’ll need to present a U.S. passport at land borders...
USPS Extending Saturday Hours to Apply for a Passport in May
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05/13/2019 13:43
Rockford, IL — The U.S. Postal Service is asking all Rockford area homeowners to inspect and repair their mailboxes during Mailbox Improvement Week, May 19–25, says Postmaster Kristin Braaksma.
Mailbox Improvement Week Arrives in Time for Spring Cleaning
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05/10/2019 07:57
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Postal Service reported total revenue of $17.5 billion for the second quarter of fiscal 2019 (January 1, 2019 - March 31, 2019), a decrease of $8 million, or essentially flat, compared to the same quarter last year.
U.S. Postal Service Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2019 Results
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05/10/2019 07:25
The U.S. Postal Service celebrates the USS Missouri (BB-63) with a Forever stamp. The famed American battleship is being honored to coincide with the 75th anniversary of her commissioning on June 11, 1944. The battleship was affectionately nicknamed “Mighty Mo,” and had one of the most historic roles during World War II. On Sept. 2, 1945, military officials from the Allied powers and imperial Japan convened on her deck and signed the documents confirming Japan’s surrender and ending the war.
U.S. Postal Service Honors Battleship USS Missouri with a Forever Stamp
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05/10/2019 06:34
SPRINGFIELD, IL —With the help of sponsors, volunteer organizations and U.S. Postal Service employees in 10,000 communities nationwide, the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) will conduct its 27th annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive – the nation’s largest single-day food drive – on Saturday, May 11.
Springfield Post Office Asks Community to Stamp Out Hunger
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05/09/2019 11:07
Chicago IL – The 27th annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive by the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), will be held on Saturday, May 11.
Letter Carriers’ Annual Food Drive Saturday, May 11
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05/09/2019 07:12
Dedication ceremony for Petty Officer Second Class Logan S. Palmer Post Office Building.
U.S. Postal Service to Dedicate Petty Officer Second Class Logan S. Palmer Post Office Building
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05/08/2019 07:53
INDIANAPOLIS — The U.S. Postal Service has recognized Frederick Yocum and The Standard Group with the Next Generation Campaign Grand Champion Award for their ability to create exceptional and innovative mail campaigns.
Frederick Yocum and The Standard Group Receive Next Generation Campaign Grand Champion Award at the National Postal Forum
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05/08/2019 07:52
INDIANAPOLIS — The U.S. Postal Service has recognized Royal Alliances, Pitney Bowes and Intelisent with the Data Driven Excellence Award for utilizing the Informed Visibility platform to improve the customer experience. Each company leveraged data to pinpoint areas of opportunity to provide more visibility and identify areas to better target mailings.
Royal Alliances, Pitney Bowes and Intelisent Honored with Data Driven Excellence Award at the National Postal Forum
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05/08/2019 07:52
IINDIANAPOLIS — The U.S. Postal Service has recognized FCA US, Tacfone Wireless, Inc. and AT&T with the Informed Innovation Award for their creative efforts using USPS technology.
FCA US, TracFone Wireless, Inc. and AT&T Honored with Informed Innovation Award at the National Postal Forum
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