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New Prices for 2018. Price changes to take
effect Jan. 21, 2018. The new prices, if approved,
include a one cent increase in the price of a
First-Class Mail Forever stamp from 49 cents to 50
Postal Service Honors the National
Museum of African American History and Culture. Black
history is inseparable from American history, and the
black experience represents a profound and unique
strand of the American story. This stamp issuance
recognizes the richness of that experience by
celebrating the National Museum of African American
History and Culture in Washington, DC.
Christmas Carols Forever Postage Stamps. The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) celebrates the Holiday season with four new Forever stamps featuring images that illustrate a major theme of each of four beloved Christmas carols: “Jingle Bells,” “Deck the Halls,” “Silent Night” and “Jolly Old Saint Nicholas.” Familiar lines from each song highlight the individual stamps. The shades of blue in the backgrounds of the stamps evoke the evening scenes from the four carols. This booklet of 20 stamps includes five of each design. The late Howard E. Paine was the art director. Artist Steve McCracken of Winchester, VA, created original art for the project.
U.S. Postal Service (USPS) New Commemorative Forever Stamp. The U.S. Postal Service issued a new Forever stamp honoring Father Theodore M. Hesburgh during a dedication ceremony on the campus of the University of Notre Dame, where he served as president for 35 years.
“The Postal Service is pleased to issue a new Forever stamp honoring Father Theodore Hesburgh, considered one of the most important educational, religious and civic leaders of the 20th century,” said Postmaster General and CEO Megan J. Brennan. “This stamp is a lasting testament to his pioneering contributions as a champion of social justice, an advocate for international aid and an emissary for peace.”]
Postal Service celebrates the beauty of flowers. The
U.S. Postal Service celebrates the beauty of flowers
from American gardens by issuing the Flowers from the
Garden Forever stamps. The four stamps feature
bountiful floral bouquet still lifes by Elizabeth
Brandon of Franklin, TN.
Total Eclipse of the Sun Forever Stamps. Jim
Cochrane, Chief Customer and Marketing Officer of the
United States Postal Service dedicated the
first-of-its-kind Forever stamp which transforms the
solar eclipse image into the Moon from the heat of a
finger. The Total Eclipse of the Sun Forever stamp
commemorates the August 21 eclipse.
Postal Service Honoring Champion of Civil
Rights. First-Day-of-Issue dedication ceremony for the
Father Theodore Hesburgh Forever stamp. The Rev.
Theodore M. Hesburgh, (1917–2015), longtime president
of the University of Notre Dame, is considered one of
the most important academic, religious and civic
leaders of the 20th century.
The U.S. Postal Service celebrates the wonder of sharks by issuing the Sharks Forever stamps featuring five species that inhabit American waters — the mako, thresher, great white, hammerhead and whale shark.
Postal Service Recognized as Top Federal Agency. The
United States Postal Service was honored as the
nation’s best among the top 25 government agencies for
promoting diversity and inclusiveness in business
opportunities in America. Over two million businesses
voted, and USPS ranked number one for engaging in
supplier diversity by providing opportunities to
diverse enterprise owners. USPS accepted the top award
for the sixth year in a row; this is the 16th
consecutive year the agency has ranked among top
agencies for this honor.
Postal Service celebrates the beauty of flowers
from American gardens by issuing the Flowers from the
Garden Forever stamps. The four stamps feature
still-life paintings of bountiful floral bouquets.
USPS (R) - NASA's Breathtaking Planet Images Get Stamps of Approval - Less than a year following NASA's nine-year, three-billion plus mile New Horizons mission to explore Pluto, the U.S. Postal Service dedicated Forever stamps to commemorate the historic event, while dedicating a second set of stamps depicting NASA's stunning images of our planets. "In 1991, the Postal Service issued a Pluto: Not Yet Explored stamp that served as a rallying cry for those who very much wanted to explore it," said U.S. Postal Service Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President David Williams in dedicating the stamps. "At the time, Pluto was still considered a planet, and it was the only one in our solar system that hadn't been visited by a spacecraft." Pluto is now officially designated as a dwarf planet. The Postal Service is issuing the Pluto-Explored! Souvenir sheet as a companion to the Views of Our Planets stamp pane.
USPS to Implement Sweeping Change - With the holiday season quickly approaching, companies who ship packages will have one more thing to add to their plate: The United States Postal Service (R) (USPS) will implement new shipping requirements that will affect 90% of the 3.5 billion packages delivered annually. Starting in January 2016, the USPS will require all parcel shippers to ensure the accuracy of delivery addresses through Delivery Point Validation. Currently, only 87% of packages are compliant and shippers are likely unaware of which addresses comply and which do not. In addition to the 9.5% price increase already set to go into effect on January 17, 2016, the USPS will extend the projected $0.20 per piece non-compliance fee to each parcel address that does not verify.
States Postal Service - Camber Corporation was
awarded a seven year, Indefinite Delivery Indefinite
Quantity (ID/IQ) contract with the United States
Postal Service (USPS) with a ceiling value of
$210M dollars. Under the Software Engineering and
Development Services (SEDS) contract, Camber will
provide software engineering and development services
to multiple groups within the USPS enterprise.
USPS Next Generation Delivery - ZAP, an Electric Vehicle (EV) automotive company received pre-qualification notice from the United States Postal Service ("USPS") for its Next Generation Delivery Vehicle ("NGDV"). USPS notified the Company that ZAP was selected as a pre-qualifier for the development of new energy efficient postal delivery vehicles under the USPS's Next Generation Delivery Vehicle ("NGDV") program.
The U.S. Postal Service - Sixty-three national organizations have formed "A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service." This unprecedented alliance is comprised of national religious coalitions, retiree organizations, educational and postal and other unions, lawmakers and progressive advocacy groups. These prestigious organizations have come together because the U.S. Postal Service is in danger. Source: American Postal Workers Union
U.S. Postal Service (USPS) - John Edgar, VP of Information Technology at the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) will discuss how the USPS is leveraging analytics and mobile technologies to drive greater efficiencies and improve customer satisfaction across their enterprise at the MicroStrategy World 2015 conference.
U.S. Postal Service Delivers - The U.S. Postal Service exceeded its holiday delivery projections this season, delivering approximately 524 million packages in December - an 18 percent increase over last year.
Stamps - Canada Post issued a stamp to celebrate the country's first prime minister, a nation builder whose achievements shaped the nation. "Our stamps have captured the story of Canada ever since Confederation and today we celebrate one of its key architects," says Deepak Chopra, President and CEO of Canada Post. "Two hundred years after his birth, Sir John A. Macdonald remains a towering figure and this stamp celebrates his legacy."
USPS - Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe who has led USPS since 2011, during one of the United States Postal Service's most turbulent periods, offers a frank appraisal on what is working and what needs to be fixed at a news conference at the National Press Club.
Service Launches 'Magical' Mailbox Holiday
Postal Service enhances Holiday Mail and Package Delivery for customers during the holiday season, followed by the Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Forever stamps First-Day-of-Issue dedication ceremony. And: "The Postal Service will be out making deliveries every single day during the holiday season, including Christmas Day," said Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe. "During the holidays, no carrier makes more deliveries to more places than the Postal Service, and this year, we're raising the bar with enhanced tracking and Sunday delivery."
Postal Service to Celebrate 75 Years of the
Timeless Super Hero
Postal Service New Limited-Edition Stamps
Stamps Take Flight Through the U.S. Mail
The U.S. Postal Service released two new stamps, Where Dreams Blossom and Yes, I Do, just in time for the spring wedding season. These beautiful stamps depict floral bouquets and were dedicated at the American Stamp Dealers Association's Spring Postage Stamp Show. USPS
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