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Our priority is and always will be delivering great service that’s affordable and dependable. When you ship with Priority Mail, you get free shipping supplies, flat-rate options, insurance included, USPS Tracking and easy online tools. It all adds up to one of the best values in the shipping business!
Sunday best. In 2017, the Postal Service continued to expand Sunday package delivery to meet the shipping needs of customers shopping online.
Priority: YOU! Our priority is and always will be delivering great service that's affordable and dependable. When you ship with Priority Mail, you get free shipping supplies, flat-rate options, insurance included, USPS Tracking and easy online tools. It all adds up to one of the best values in the shipping business!
We help our customers reduce waste, increase recycling and improve their carbon footprint through our BlueEarth programs.
Click-N-Ship customers can print shipping labels with postage for Priority Mail Express, Priority Mail, Global Express Guaranteed, Priority Mail International, Priority Mail Express International and First-Class Package International Service.
boxes in Military Care Kit
The Military Care Kit contains six Priority Mail Flat Rate Boxes - two large and four medium - six address labels, one roll of tape and six customs forms. The kit can be ordered online at shop.usps.com at no charge.
for commercial mailers
Commercial mailers can use the third ounce of First-Class presort letters to enclose promotional materials like coupons and advertising for their customers with no extra charge by the Postal Service.
On eligible mailpieces, Picture Permit Indicia can include a corporate logo, brand image or trademark to raise brand awareness and market products and services.
Every Door Direct Mail is an online service that uses demographic data to help business mailers make sure their marketing messages reach the right customers in a select neighborhood, city or ZIP Code. Since 2011, there have been more than 3.4 million transactions, 6 billion mailpieces and $2.6 billion in revenue.
With Informed Delivery service, you can digitally preview your incoming mail and manage your packages from a computer, tablet or mobile device. More than 8 million customers have enrolled in this free service since it launched in 2017. Residential consumers and residential PO Box customers can sign up at usps.com.
With Package Pickup, customers can go online to request Priority Mail Express and Priority Mail packages be picked up at their homes or offices as part of the mail carrier’s regular route — for free.
The Eagle Logo, the trade dress of USPS packaging, the Letter Carrier Uniform and the Postal Truck and the following word marks are among the many trademarks owned by the United States Postal Service®:
Certified Mail®, Click-N-Ship®, Every Door Direct Mail®, Express Mail®, First-Class™, First-Class Mail®, Forever®, Global Express Guaranteed®, gopost®, Intelligent Mail®, Metro Post®, Parcel Select®, PO Box™, Post Office™, PostalOne!®, Postal Police®, Postal Service™, Premium Forwarding Service® , Priority Mail®, Priority Mail Express®, Priority Mail Express International®, Priority Mail Flat Rate®, Priority Mail International®, Priority: You®, Registered Mail™, Return For Good®, Standard Mail®, The Postal Store®, United States Postal Inspection Service®, United States Postal Service®, U.S. Mail®, U.S. Postal Inspector®, U.S. Postal Service®, USPS®, USPS BlueEarth®, USPS Mobile®, USPS Tracking®, USPS.COM®, ZIP + 4®, and ZIP Code™. This is not a comprehensive list of all Postal Service trademarks.
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Sue Brennan, Ilze Sella, Megan Plummer, Ashley Holmes Mullenix, Tatiana Roy, Carl Walton
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