United States Postal Service
The United States Postal Service provides mail processing and delivery services to individuals and businesses within the United States. The Service is committed to serving customers through the development of efficient mail-handling systems and operates its own planning and engineering programs. It is also the responsibility of the Postal Service to protect the mails from loss or theft and to apprehend those who violate postal laws.
The Postal Service was created as an independent establishment of the executive branch by the Postal Reorganization Act (39 U.S. Code 101 et seq.), approved August 12, 1970. The U.S. Postal Service commenced operations on July 1, 1971.
This material was condensed and edited from the Postal Services Web site--with added content to further inform visitors to the Federal Gateway (R) site. The United States Postal Service has a 1995 Copyright on this site.
Contact the U.S. Postal Service via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Email contact for U.S. Government information: email@example.com
About the USPS its worth noting that 3 of the Postal Services 6 product lines would qualify as Fortune "500" companies on their own!
Postal Facts USPS involves 730,000 employees, 40,000 post offices, and annual sales of $47 billion---there is more to this story at USPS site.
Search - USPS get around this site quick---just point and click.
The Business Section - USPS topical areas that address business needs.
Todays Features covers what is current at the Postal Service---if you can visit this site and not learn something new you are an unusual person!
Consumers Information general information about the Postal Service FAQs, moving tips, publications, etc.
Track/Confirm tracing and verifying deliveries.
Inside The Postal Service local, national, and international postal sites.
About RIBBS product and service capabilities online.
Shipping Supplies Online you can purchase various paper items, shipping cartons, etc.
Passport Services - USPS invites you to download Passport Applications and other services.
MoversNet: Relocation, Moving, and Address Change Made Easy online help for movers before, during, and after the move--also in Spanish.
Post Office Information To Help You Get It Mailed ZIP codes on demand plus other mailing particulars.
Clickable U.S. and State Maps another way of getting a zip code information.
U.S. Postal Inspection Service polices this extensive system.
Whats New in Stamps an interesting lineup of links to new stamp introductions.
Auctions of Unclaimed Items - USPS lost-in-the-mails sales.
Postal Watch reviews USPS activities.
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