United States Postal Service

KIOSK Information Systems and Doddle Feature Automated In-store E-commerce Returns Platform at NRF Big Show 2022

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 10:29pm

KIOSK will be featuring the returns platform at the 2022 NRF Big Show in booth #5919 .

Key Points: 
  • KIOSK will be featuring the returns platform at the 2022 NRF Big Show in booth #5919 .
  • The small footprint returns platform consists of a transaction kiosk integrated with a smart and secure package drop bin.
  • KIOSK and Doddle can provide qualified retailers and/or carriers with a number of options to purchase or pilot self-service returns.
  • KIOSK and Doddle experts will be in NRF booth #5919 to illustrate the platform and consult on pilot opportunities.

Valpak's PlusOne Product Solidifies Reputation as Direct Mail Innovator

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Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 4:12pm

Valpak was on the ground floor of the PlusOne market test, partnering with the USPS and driving results for participating clients.

Key Points: 
  • Valpak was on the ground floor of the PlusOne market test, partnering with the USPS and driving results for participating clients.
  • The PlusOne postcard offers advertisers a streamlined, trackable marketing solution supported by Valpak's local sales network and best-in-class, data-driven targeting for a personalized program.
  • Valpak has continued to invest in innovation and launched the USPS's Informed Delivery with fully enhanced graphics, URLs and tracking for all PlusOne postcards.
  • Contact us today at valpak.com/advertise to see what Valpak Direct Marketing can do for your business.

Roman Martinez IV Elected Chairman of the Postal Service Board of Governors

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Wednesday, January 12, 2022 - 11:24pm

Postal Service Board of Governors, Roman Martinez IV was unanimously elected by his fellow Governors to serve as the 25th chairman of the Board of Governors.

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  • Postal Service Board of Governors, Roman Martinez IV was unanimously elected by his fellow Governors to serve as the 25th chairman of the Board of Governors.
  • The Governors also unanimously elected Anton G. Hajjar to serve as vice chairman.
  • Martinez has served on the Board of Governors since Aug. 2019, following his confirmation by the U.S. Senate to serve the remainder of a seven-year term that expires Dec. 8, 2024.
  • He was elected to serve as vice chairman of the Board on Feb. 9, 2021 and has chaired the Board's Audit and Finance Committee since Oct. 3, 2019.

Postal Realty Trust, Inc. Provides Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2021 Update

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Tuesday, January 11, 2022 - 9:05pm

For the full year 2021, the Company acquired 239 properties for approximately $118 million, excluding closing costs.

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  • For the full year 2021, the Company acquired 239 properties for approximately $118 million, excluding closing costs.
  • The weighted average cap rate for these acquisitions was between 7% and 7.5%, within the Companys targeted range.
  • For the fourth quarter of 2021, the Company collected 100% of its rents and acquired 55 properties for approximately $42.8 million, excluding closing costs, comprising approximately 731,000 net leasable interior square feet.
  • Postal Realty Trust, Inc. is an internally managed real estate investment trust that owns and manages over 1,350 postal properties leased primarily to the USPS.

U.S. Postal Service Reveals More Stamps for 2022

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Tuesday, January 11, 2022 - 6:00pm

Postal Service has announced several additions to the 2022 stamp program first announced last fall.

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  • Postal Service has announced several additions to the 2022 stamp program first announced last fall.
  • The Postal Service generally receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.
  • Postal Service media resources, including broadcast-quality video and audio and photo stills, visit the USPS Newsroom .
  • For more information about the Postal Service, visit usps.com and facts.usps.com .

USPS Issues New Forever U.S. Flag Stamps

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Monday, January 10, 2022 - 7:00pm

Flag Forever stamps.

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  • Flag Forever stamps.
  • Flag stamp is being issued as a Forever stamp, which will always be equal in value to the current First-Class Mail 1-ounce price.
  • In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation establishing June 14 as Flag Day, which Congress officially designated in August 1949.
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VaporBeast Receives Shipping Exemption from USPS

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Monday, December 20, 2021 - 9:39pm

Turning Point Brands, Inc. (NYSE: TPB) announced today that it has received a United States Postal Service (USPS) exemption to ship vapor products to thousands of age-restricted vape shops across the United States through VaporBeast and other websites.

Key Points: 
  • Turning Point Brands, Inc. (NYSE: TPB) announced today that it has received a United States Postal Service (USPS) exemption to ship vapor products to thousands of age-restricted vape shops across the United States through VaporBeast and other websites.
  • We remain focused on providing a positive experience for our customers, said Marc Waxman, President of NewGen at Turning Point Brands.
  • As one of the first to apply for and receive an exemption from the USPS, we are now able to increase the number of shipping options we offer our customers.
  • This will allow for optimized order processing, more accurate tracking data, and faster overall shipping times.

'Tis the Season for Holiday Recycling!

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Monday, December 13, 2021 - 2:04pm

And last year alone, the United States Postal Service delivered 1.1 billion packages during the holiday season and is expecting more of the same this year.

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  • And last year alone, the United States Postal Service delivered 1.1 billion packages during the holiday season and is expecting more of the same this year.
  • "People can support a circular economy this holiday season by placing boxes, wrappings and packing material in their recycling bins," said Pete Keller, vice president of recycling and sustainability.
  • Together, we can give these materials a second life as new products this holiday season."
  • Common holiday items that do not belong in recycling include: bubble wrap, cellophane, holiday ribbons and bows, batteries, clothing and shoes, holiday lights, electronics and foam packaging.

PostcardMania Adds QR Codes and Informed Delivery at No Cost to Flagship Multichannel Marketing Product

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Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - 1:41pm

CLEARWATER, Fla., Dec. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --PostcardMania added 2 technologies QR Codes and Informed Delivery to its nationally-recognized multichannel marketing campaign package, Everywhere Small Business.

Key Points: 
  • CLEARWATER, Fla., Dec. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --PostcardMania added 2 technologies QR Codes and Informed Delivery to its nationally-recognized multichannel marketing campaign package, Everywhere Small Business.
  • The QR codes included in the Everywhere Small Business package contain a URL that links postcard recipients to a business's website or landing page.
  • Adding Informed Delivery into the Everywhere Small Business matrix provides a new opportunity to reach prospects, as 39 million households in the country have enrolled in the USPS's Informed Delivery program.
  • The addition of QR codes and Informed Delivery are par for the course as PostcardMania maintains forward momentum to cap off a year of unprecedented growth.

CBD.market Expands Shipping to Australia and U.S. Territories

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Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 3:10pm

In addition to opening up shipping for customers in these territories, the popular online CBD retail store is also offering international shipping to Australia for the first time.

Key Points: 
  • In addition to opening up shipping for customers in these territories, the popular online CBD retail store is also offering international shipping to Australia for the first time.
  • Customers shopping online with CBD.market can select their regions in the checkout screen to calculate shipping costs for their orders.
  • CBD.market's shipping policies include:
    Free shipping via USPS for all United States orders over $60.
  • International customers can expect longer shipping estimates based on factors like location and shipping volumes.