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 United States Postal Service
United States Postal Service (USPS) is the United States government organization responsible for providing postal service in the United States and is generally referred to as "the post office." It was created to fulfill the mandate in the United States Constitution that there must be a federal postal service.
The USPS is headed by a Board of Governors or Governor of the United States Postal Service, appointed by the President and confirmed by the senate, who serve as its corporate board of directors, they set policy and proceedure and postal rates for services rendered.
The United States Postmaster General, formerly appointed by the president and confirmed by the senate, but now appointed by the board of governors, serves as Chief Operating Officer and deals with the day to day activities of the service.
www.askfactmaster.com /United_States_Postal_Service   (1097 words)

  
 Rep. Tom Petri - Postal Issues   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This is the first comprehensive overhaul of the U.S. Postal Service in 35 years.
The conference version of postal legislation will then have to be approved by both the House and Senate before being sent to the President for his signature.
Military Costs of Postal Retirees' Pensions - a provision in the "Postal Civil Service Retirement System Funding Act of 2003" (P.L.108-18) transferred the responsibility, from the Treasury to the Postal Service, of paying the retirement benefits earned by postal employees when they were members of the Armed Forces - a $27 billion obligation.
www.house.gov /petri/issues/postal.htm   (598 words)

  
 United States Postal Service Interruption Notice to Trademark Customers
Postal services in Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Puerto Rico have been suspended intermittently since Friday, September 3, 2004, due to a series of hurricanes (Frances, Ivan, and most recently Jeanne) that have affected these areas.
To determine whether a post office has been closed or postal services suspended in a particular area due to these hurricanes, contact the post office directly or visit the USPS website at: www.usps.com.
This rule applies only if the correspondence address of record originates from an affected area and the post office was closed or the postal services suspended in that area on the specified date due to the hurricanes.
www.uspto.gov /emergencyalerts/tmpostalinterruption.html   (435 words)

  
 United States Postal Service - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States Postal Service (USPS) is an "independent establishment of the executive branch" of the United States Government (see 39 U.S.C.) responsible for providing postal service in the United States.
The Postal Service also contracts with Amtrak to carry some mail between certain cities such as Chicago and Minneapolis-St. Paul.
Due to media coverage, postal employees gained a reputation among the general public as being mentally ill.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Postal_Service   (5394 words)

  
 United States Postal Service
Except for unusually high volume days, such as Mondays and after a University or Postal Service holiday, all USPS Mail received by 6:30 am is delivered to your department the same day.
USPS Mail received by Campus Mail Service with a vague or incorrect address could result in a delay of your mail or have your mail considered "Undeliverable As Addressed" and returned to the sender for proper addressing.
Package Services is mailable matter that is neither mailed nor required to be mailed as First-Class Mail, not mailed as Standard Mail, and not entered as Periodicals (unless permitted or required by regulations).
campusmail.ua.edu /uspost.html   (1279 words)

  
 United States Postal Service
Because of misunderstandings, this special service is sometimes used by mailers who really do not require such a high level of security.
Mail that needs metering should be accompanied by a Domestic Postage Charge Slip if the destination address is within the United States and by a International Postage Charge Slip for mail traveling to other countries.
The Postal Service urgently reminds mailers of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) requirements concerning all aspects of addressing international mail, as noted in the article titled "IMM and Publication 51 Revision: Requirements for Properly Addressing International Mail", published in Postal Bulletin 22140 (10-28-04, pages 85-86).
campusmail.ua.edu /uspost2.html   (1448 words)

  
 United States Postal Service District of Maine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 1998, the United States Postal Service District of Maine saved $183,000 by moving the pick up locations of used bulbs from individual postal facilities to designated "lamp hubs." Because of the reduction in bulb breakage, the USPS has also saved thousands of dollars in hazardous waste pick-up fees.
This is nearly 1/5 of the cost of the hazardous waste disposal services that were formerly utilized by the District of Maine).
They are now beginning to circulate throughout the state and are slowly replacing the first generation boxes.
www.state.me.us /dep/oia/case/uspostal.htm   (983 words)

  
 United States Postal Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Put the city, state and ZIP Code — in that order — on last line.
For use in the United States Postal System, there are basically two categories of envelopes: letter size and "flats," as referred to by the USPS.
Letter-size mail must be rectangular in shape for automated processing by the United States Postal Service.
www.mailservices.neu.edu /usps.html   (525 words)

  
 United States Postal Service - dKosopedia
Image:PostalServ-AmherstMA.JPG Image:United States Postal Service Truck.jpg Image:Uspostoffice.jpg The USPS is headed by a Board of Governors or Governor of the United States Postal Service, (appointed by the President and confirmed by the US Senate), who serve as its corporate board of directors.
Although its customer service centers are called post offices in regular speech, the USPS usually designates them as "stations." There is a distinction in that certain temporary stations set up for applying pictorial cancellations are not post offices, but all post offices are stations.
Mail is removed from the plastic tub in which it is transported and inserted into the Advanced Facer-Canceler System by hand, which is the last individual human contact most of the mail has until it is sorted by the carrier at the destination postal station.
www.dkosopedia.com /index.php/United_States_Postal_Service   (2467 words)

  
 Palm Enterprise: United States Postal Service Success Story   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The United States Postal Service (USPS) delivers hundreds of millions of letters and packages a year, not only in the United States but around the world.
To manage this capacity, the USPS contracts with commercial airlines to transport the mail, most of which is bundled into "receptacles" - bags, crates or trays used for moving the mail.
The USPS and the airlines strive to provide the best possible service, but inevitably, receptacles are mishandled or damaged during transport.
www.palm.com /us/enterprise/studies/study16.html   (537 words)

  
 EPA-United States Postal Service
The USPS will scrap 512 late-1970s/early 1980s vintage postal vehicles operating in the Denver/Boulder non-attainment area, taking these vehicles off the road permanently.
The USPS commits to using at least 794 alternative fuel vehicles in the Denver area and helping to stimulate the development of a public infrastructure to support these vehicles.
The USPS will receive preferred vendor status and public recognition from the state of Colorado as well as assistance in publicizing the XL project.
www.epa.gov /projectxl/usps   (467 words)

  
 Dolan v. United States Postal Service () [04-848]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
She sued the Postal Service under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA), arguing that her injuries were due to the mailman's negligence.
The case was dismissed, and the dismissal was affirmed by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.
In a 7-1 decision authored by Justice Anthony Kennedy (Justice Alito not participating), the Court ruled that the "negligent transmission" exception was inapplicable to Dolan's case, and therefore sovereign immunity had been waived and her case could proceed.
www.oyez.org /oyez/resource/case/1858   (218 words)

  
 [345 NLRB No. 26] United State Postal Service, 28-CA-19148(P)
Postal Service, 345 NLRB No. 25 (2005), we do not agree with our dissenting colleague’s contention that a broad order in this case is inappropriate under
  The consolidated complaint alleges that the United States Postal Service (Respondent) discharged employee John Orlovsky on January 29, 2004 because of his activities on behalf of the Union and in violation of Section 8(a)(3) of the National Labor Relations Act (the Act).
Respondent admits, and I further find that the American Postal Workers Union Local No. 380, AFL-CIO is a labor organization within the meaning of Section 2(5) of the Act.
www.nlrb.gov /nlrb/shared_files/decisions/345/345-26.htm   (11094 words)

  
 Chevron Energy Solutions Completes United States Postal Service's Largest Solar Power and Efficiency Project - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The project at the Oakland Processing and Distribution Center reduces the facility's power purchases by more than one third and is the latest indication that businesses and institutions are installing energy efficiency measures to reduce costs and help fund on-site renewable power systems.
In Northern California alone, at major postal centers in San Francisco, West Sacramento and other locations, these high-efficiency and alternative power improvements will save the Postal Service more than $2 million per year in energy costs.
This reduced demand for power translates to 7,400 fewer tons of carbon dioxide emitted by the local electric utility annually -- the same volume of carbon dioxide that would be absorbed by planting more than 2,000 acres of trees.
www.forbes.com.cob-web.org:8888 /prnewswire/feeds/prnewswire/2006/11/01/prnewswire200611011100PR_NEWS_B_MWT_CG_CGW032.html   (873 words)

  
 United States Postal Service - LexisNexis InfoPro - Zimmerman's Research Guide
Carol shares her expertise and experience in the November Column and all the weekly research tips appearing this month.
Some United States Post Office materials are posted on the USPS Web site.
Decisions of the Postal Service Board of Contract Appeals are available on Lexis (PUBCON;POSTAL).
www.lexisnexis.com /infopro/zimmerman/disp.aspx?z=2076   (149 words)

  
 United States Postal Service information and related industry information from Hoover's
United States Postal Service information and related industry information from Hoover's
There are 6 competitors for US Postal Service; see more.
Get more info on US Postal Service with a DandB Report.
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 United States Postal Service
The domestic postal rate of thirty-three cents ensures airmail delivery of first-class letters throughout the United States.
Packages can be sent either airmail or parcel post (surface) inside the United States.
Rates are based on weight of package and distance to destination.
www.ili.org /USPS.htm   (223 words)

  
 Amazon.com: United States Postal Service (USPS): Website Details   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This item is not eligible for Amazon Prime, but over a million other items are.
I have seen a lot of people that stated that they will only ship by fedex our ups.
If you need help or have a question for Customer Service, contact us.
www.amazon.com /United-States-Postal-Service-USPS/dp/B00006HGHY   (447 words)

  
 United States Postal Service Jet - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
United States Postal Service Jet - Find Articles
Joshua D. Colin, an 18-year veteran of the United States Postal Service, was named the first Black postmaster of Columbus, OH.
Colin began his postal career in Philadelphia as a letter carrier and most recently served as acting manager of Operations Programs Support.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1355/is_8_106/ai_n6173179   (116 words)

  
 U.S. Treasury - President's Commission on the United States Postal Service
U.S. Treasury - President's Commission on the United States Postal Service
President's Commission on the United States Postal Service
The Commission's objective is to advise the President on the state of the United States Postal Service, prepare a report articulating a vision for the future of the United States Postal Service, and recommend the legislative and administrative steps necessary to enact reform needed to ensure the viability of postal services.
www.ustreas.gov /offices/domestic-finance/usps   (154 words)

  
 USPS - The United States Postal Service (U.S. Postal Service)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
USPS - The United States Postal Service (U.S. Postal Service)
Premium Forwarding Service - Receive all of your mail at your temporary address.
Redelivery Service - Request redelivery if you missed the first attempted delivery.
www.usps.com   (180 words)

  
 United States Postal Service (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Postal depository box A USPS truck in San Francisco A U.S. Post Office sign The USPS is headed by a Board of Governors or Governor of the United States Postal Service, (appointed by the President and confirmed by the US Senate), who serve as its corporate board of directors.
Category: Postal organisationsCategory: Transportation companies of the United States
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united-states-postal-service.iqnaut.net.cob-web.org:8888   (2503 words)

  
 USPS - Address Quality
Address Management provides value-added product and service offerings that enable United States Postal Service® business customers to better manage the quality of their mailing lists while maximizing our ability to efficiently deliver mail as addressed.
Address Management Services - Evaluation, grading and certification services.
A web-based program designed to assist mailers in ensuring quality during the design and preparation stages of the mail.
www.usps.gov /ncsc   (216 words)

  
 United States Postal Service - ZIP + 4 Lookup
United States Postal Service - ZIP + 4 Lookup
The standardized address and ZIP+4 Code will be
Find the ZIP Codes for a city or town or the location of a given ZIP Code
www.usps.gov /ncsc/lookups/lookup_zip+4.html   (53 words)

  
 National Postal Museum
Contains activities to illustrate the dynamic power of personal letters and create an exhibition of letters.
Collection of illustrated activity sheets that teach about postal transportation history, and encourage letter writing and an appreciation of stamps and historic letters.
Using stamps, you can explore other countries, learn about history, and experience art.
www.postalmuseum.si.edu /educators/4b_curriculum.html   (200 words)

  
 United States Postal Service - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
For example: according to the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, a private think tank (http://aei.org
) the USPIS raided Equifax offices to ascertain if the mail they were sending through Fedex was truly "extremely urgent." It was found that the mail was not, and Equifax was fined $30,000 to compensate the Postal Service for the postage that was lost to Fedex.
Opportunities for Anticompetitive Behavior in Postal Services, American Enterprise Institute AEI Online (http://aie.org
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/United_States_Postal_Service   (5455 words)

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