WASHINGTON, DC — The United States Postal Service reported new service delivery performance metrics through the second week of the fiscal second quarter showing Marketing Mail and Periodicals remaining consistent with first-quarter results. Scores for First-Class Mail were temporarily impacted during the week of Jan. 8-14 due to industrywide delays in both ground and air transportation following recent East Coast winter storms. These delays continue to impact middle mile transit across the network. The Postal Service continues to implement mitigation plans to move mail and packages effectively with performance showing signs of improvement.
NEW YORK — As the Lunar New Year approaches, the U.S. Postal Service today issued a new Forever stamp honoring the Year of the Tiger during a dedication ceremony at the Peter Norton Symphony Space in New York City.
WASHINGTON, DC — The United States Postal Service reported new service delivery performance metrics for the first week of the fiscal second quarter showing service performance holding steady for First-Class Mail, Marketing Mail and Periodicals. Consistent with the rest of the shipping industry, the organization experienced some minor delays in both ground and air transportation during the week of January 1-7. The Postal Service continues to address impacts to last mile delivery due to availability challenges due to COVID-19 cases and inclement weather events including winter storms on the East Coast, Midwest and West Coast.