March 16, 2018 08:48 AM

Indiana group targets Fort Wayne for airmail museum: Week’s Most Read

Also this week, the American Philatelic Research Library named a new president.

March 14, 2018 09:00 AM

USPS disagreement with inspector general over correspondence mail

First-class mail still generates approximately 40 percent of the postal service’s revenues, falling from over 60 percent in the late 1970s.

March 12, 2018 10:00 AM

Florence, Ala., 200th anniversary gets underway with events, postmark

The city of Florence kicked off the festivities by placing a historical marker in the center of its downtown district on March 12, the date of its founding in 1818.

March 09, 2018 06:30 PM

Indiana group seeks airmail museum to be located in Fort Wayne

A group of aviation enthusiasts from Indiana has launched a campaign to raise $2.5 million for a National Airmail Museum to be located at Smith Field in Fort Wayne.

March 07, 2018 11:18 AM

New USPS mail processing plant to set open soon in Portland, Ore.

The new plant, near Portland International Airport, has the second largest work room of any USPS plant.

March 02, 2018 10:11 AM

Amazon delivery threats continue to loom over USPS: Week’s Most Read

Also this week, the Postal Service revealed a much-anticipated U.S. Airmail stamp issue.

February 22, 2018 08:00 AM

Amazon’s new threat to delivery services via the U.S. Postal Service

The market has forgotten the impact on the biggest shipper for the Seattle-based retailer Amazon: the U.S. Postal Service.

February 21, 2018 01:05 PM

Flats Sequencing System continues to be a Postal Service headache

A piece of machinery that the United States Postal Service thought would be the answer to the high costs of handling large envelopes — the Flats Sequencing System— is continuing to be a big headache for the agency.

February 16, 2018 08:00 AM

Trump 2019 budget proposes numerous USPS changes

To survive, the USPS must better manage its expenses and secure more revenues, the budget proposal says.

February 12, 2018 04:10 PM

USPS controllable income shrinks as letter volume falls

The United States Postal Service posted a net loss for the first quarter of fiscal 2018 as first-class letter and advertising mail volumes decline.

February 12, 2018 11:45 AM

Postmark celebrates America the Beautiful quarter for Michigan cliffs

The postmark is a nod to the cliffs’ new United States quarter — the first national site to be honored on a quarter for 2018.

January 31, 2018 10:00 AM

Strako is new USPS marketing vice president overseeing stamp program

Effective Feb. 3, the United States Postal Service’s stamp program has a new supervisor with the hiring of a new vice president.

January 26, 2018 04:10 PM

Senate subcommittee sounds alarm over opioids shipped with USPS

The chairman of the panel, Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, decried the Postal Service’s failure to move more rapidly over the issue.

January 22, 2018 09:27 AM

Hawaii landmark’s 50th birthday celebrated with pictorial postmark

Hawaii’s Byodo-In Temple has inspired a special pictorial postmark honoring the state’s rich history with Japan.

January 17, 2018 03:15 PM

U.S. Postal Service tops Gallup poll favorite agency list once again

The U.S. Postal Service remains the most favorite federal agency with a 74 percent positive rating.

January 16, 2018 11:00 AM

Postal Service breaks its silence on criticism of Amazon shipping agreement

The Postal Service recently responded to criticism of a delivery deal between the USPS and retail giant Amazon.

January 08, 2018 10:00 AM

Illinois county celebrates 200th birthday with commemorative postmark

The Union County Historical and Genealogy Society in Jonesboro, Ill., is commemorating the county’s bicentennial with a special postmark featuring the county seal.

January 03, 2018 09:00 AM

Trump tweets criticism of USPS-Amazon package delivery agreement

A parcel delivery agreement between the United States Postal Service and retail giant Amazon was sharply criticized by President Donald Trump in a recent Twitter pronouncement.

December 27, 2017 05:30 PM

New rules for computer-generated postage rile some

After a year of study, the United States Postal Service has announced what images and subject matter it will allow on computer-generated postage.

December 26, 2017 11:00 AM

Sculptor seeking at least $10 million for Lady Liberty

Lawyers for the Nevada sculptor whose image of Lady Liberty was placed on a 2010 United States forever stamp without his approval have told a federal judge the U.S. Postal Service owes the artist more than $10 million for using the copyrighted image.