Postal News

Man charged with defrauding the USPS to tune of $650,000 appears in court
A North Carolina man charged with bilking United States Postal Service locations out of $650,000 worth of stamps and other merchandise went before a judge in Charlotte for the first time Wednesday, (Read more...)

New head of stamp services to be named soon
Mary-Anne Penner, a career postal employee and former stamp development manager, is expected to be named acting executive director of stamp services for the United States Postal Service, two sources have told Linn’s Stamp News. (Read more...)

Canada Post reports before-tax profit
The Canada Post Group of Companies reported a profit before tax of $269 million in 2014 compared to a loss of $58 million in 2013, according to a March 27 announcement. (Read more...)

North Dakota USPS USPS's 'perfect storm' is North Dakota, Linn's has a new look: Week's Most Read
It’s time to catch up on the week that was in stamp-collecting insights and news. (Read more...)

Commission OKs adding new forever stamps
The Postal Regulatory Commission has approved the idea of adding five new “Forever” first-class stamps to the offerings of the United States Postal Service. (Read more...)

Stamp phase-out for shippers?
A new regulation that becomes effective April 26 seems likely to cut into stamp usage on Click-N-Ship packages. (Read more...)

North Dakota: the Postal Service's 'perfect storm'
Of all things facing new Postmaster General Megan Brennan, one of the most vexing has to be North Dakota. (Read more...)

Postal Service delays rate increase
A rate increase that the United States Postal Service had planned to implement April 26 has been delayed. (Read more...)

Postal Service requests more forever stamps
Citing the "goodwill" generated by its forever first-class stamp, the United States Postal Service wants to add five more forever stamps to its lineup. (Read more...)

Monday Morning Brief | News from the U.S. Postal Service Monday Morning Brief | News from the U.S. Postal Service
Linn’s Stamp News senior editor Michael Baadke discusses a report that two officials involved with stamp services might be leaving the U.S. Postal service in May and looks at the four U.S. stamps to be issued during the first 10 days of April. (Read more...)

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