April 21, 2018 09:30 AM

Pittsburgh Pipers 1967-68 basketball team remembered on postmark

The first championship of the American Basketball Association (ABA) is being celebrated 50 years later on a pictorial postmark sponsored by the Wilkinsburg Stamp Club.

April 13, 2018 03:00 PM

President Trump directs commission to study U.S. Postal Service

President Donald Trump has directed a presidential task force to study the United States Postal Service and how it prices packages.

April 13, 2018 08:00 AM

USPS lacks transparency when discussing post office leases: Week’s Most Read

Also this week, the USPS receives suggestions on how to improve collector relations, and the inspector general addresses the USPS recycling program.

April 11, 2018 07:45 AM

Less transparency provided on U.S. Postal Service post office leases

For years, the United States Postal Service has published on its website information about the rent it pays for postal facilities across the nation.

April 10, 2018 11:15 AM

U.S. Postal Service recycling program fall short of expectations

The United States Postal Service began a national recycling program in fiscal 2014, spending $33 million.

April 09, 2018 11:15 AM

Annual festival in Tennessee’s ‘Mule Town’ includes postmark

A smiling mule is the subject of a pictorial postmark from Columbia, Tenn., a city often referred to as the “mule capital of the world.”

April 04, 2018 10:15 AM

President Trump again comments on Amazon-U.S. Postal Service deal

President Donald Trump seems determined to undermine the United States Postal Service’s relationship with one of its biggest customers.

April 04, 2018 08:00 AM

Korean War memorial sculptor who challenged Postal Service dies

The former paratrooper and World War II veteran won nearly $685,000 in damages in 2013 over the use of his statues on a commemorative stamp.

March 30, 2018 07:00 AM

USPS side of the Lady Liberty stamp claim: Week’s Most Read

Also this week, we tipped 2-cent George Washington stamp that collectors tend to gravitate towards.

March 26, 2018 11:15 AM

U.S. Postal Service lawyers urge judge to reject Lady Liberty stamp claim

Lawyers for the United States Postal Service have urged a federal judge to reject a Nevada sculptor’s claims for million of dollars in damages.

March 23, 2018 08:30 AM

USPS, Inspector General disagree on correspondence mail: Week’s Most Read

Also this week, the U.S. Postal Service announced that it will issue four stamps featuring dragons.

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.