USPS National and Illinois News

News from USPS National and USPS Great Lakes Area.
09/21/2019 07:00
These release notes summarize new features and enhancements implemented in deployments to the IV-MTR application.
Informed Visibility® Mail Tracking & Reporting (IV®-MTR) Release Notes
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09/21/2019 07:00
The User Guide describes the prerequisites for receiving mail tracking data through IV-MTR, the data provisioning options available, and how to use the application.
Informed Visibility® Mail Tracking & Reporting (IV®-MTR) User Guide
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09/21/2019 07:00
This presentation provides instructions for applying for access to the IV Mail Tracking & Reporting application (IV-MTR). The instructions include how to register for a Business Customer Gateway (BCG) account, add the IV-MTR service in the BCG, and receive and enter the authorization code.
Applying for Access to Informed Visibility® Mail Tracking & Reporting (IV®-MTR)
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09/21/2019 07:00
This spreadsheet provides a list of operation codes (opcodes), also known as Scan Event Codes, for the IV-MTR application.
Informed Visibility® Mail Tracking & Reporting (IV®-MTR) Operation Codes List
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09/17/2019 09:25
TULSA — With the release of the Winter Berries Forever stamps, the U.S. Postal Service celebrates four of winter’s small yet vibrant offerings: the winterberry (Ilex verticillata), the juniper berry (Juniperus communis), the beautyberry (Callicarpa americana), and the soapberry (Sapindus saponaria). The stamps were issued at a First Day of Issue stamp dedication ceremony held in the A.R. & Marylouise Tandy Floral Terraces at the Tulsa Botanic Garden today.
USPS releases winter berries Forever stamps
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09/12/2019 09:58
HUNTINGTON STATION, NY — The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) today honored the 200th anniversary of the birth of Walt Whitman with a new stamp in its Literary Arts series, commemorating the life, work and words of the poet some revere as the “Father of Modern American Poetry,” at his Long Island birthplace.
Poet Walt Whitman joins literary stamp series
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09/10/2019 08:23
The Postal Service issues four Forever stamps in time for Halloween. The Spooky Silhouettes stamps feature digital illustrations with Halloween motifs rendered as black silhouettes in eerily backlit windows. The images include a cat with an arched back beneath a raven perched on a bare tree branch, all against a yellowish-green background; two ghosts against an orange background; a spider and a web against a red background; and three bats against a purple background.
New Forever stamps feature spooky silhouettes
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09/09/2019 08:59
On Monday, September 9, you are invited to attend a media open house. The Palatine Post Office is hosting a Peak Season job fair Monday through Friday, September 9 - 13, 10am-3pm. Postal personnel will be available for interviews.
Palatine Post Office Hosts Media Open House at Job Fair; Lakeland District is Hiring for Peak Season
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09/09/2019 08:36
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service today announced the Purple Heart Medal Forever stamp will be dedicated at INDYPEX sponsored by the Indiana Stamp Club in Noblesville, IN, and go on sale nationwide Oct. 4.
USPS to issue Purple Heart Medal Forever stamp Oct. 4
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09/06/2019 13:55
ILLINOIS/Missouri – In anticipation of another record holiday mailing season, the Postal Service is hiring more employees to work at processing facilities and Post Offices throughout the Gateway District, which covers most of the southern parts of Illinois and parts of Missouri. No experience required, and training is provided.
Hiring for the Holidays: Postal Service Looking For Help
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09/05/2019 14:26
Chicago, IL — The U.S. Postal Service is hiring for several positions and the main office, Cardiss Collins, 433 W. Harrison Street is hosting a Job Fair in the lobby this Saturday, September 7 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
USPS is Hiring for Career & Holiday Positions
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09/05/2019 09:42
Palatine, IL — The Palatine P&DC will be hosting a peak season job fair located at the Palatine P&DC, 1300 E. Northwest Hwy, Palatine, IL 60095.
Palatine Post Office Hosts Job Fair
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08/29/2019 13:46
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service today salutes the dinosaur that dominated the tail end of the dinosaur age with new Forever stamps depicting the awe-inspiring Tyrannosaurus rex in growth stages from infancy to adulthood. The stamps were dedicated at a ceremony held at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
Fearsome T-Rex stamps show motion when rotated in light
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08/29/2019 11:43
CHICAGO, IL — Chicago Post Offices will be closed on Monday, September 2, 2019 in observance of the Labor Day holiday. There will not be any mail delivery or retail service on September 2. All services resume on Tuesday, September 3. Post Offices will be open regularly scheduled hours on Saturday, August 31.
Chicago Post Offices Closed September 2 in Observance of Labor Day Holiday
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