Automated Package Verification

$20 million

collected

The Automated Package Verification program automates the detection and collection of postage due for short paid mailpieces through the use of automated package processing equipment. The Postal Service has collected $20 million in short paid revenue and $138 million in deterrence since August 2017.

* | Tags: Innovation USPS Fact #586 | March 29, 2019

$89 million to breast cancer research

$89 M

breast cancer research

The Breast Cancer Research semipostal stamp has raised more than $89 million for breast cancer research since 1998. More than 1 billion stamps have been sold.

* | Tags: Stamps USPS Fact #32 | February 5, 2019

In addition, the Save Vanishing Species semipostal stamp has raised more than $5.6 million to support Multinational Species Conservation Funds since 2011. More than 50 million stamps have been sold.