NO HOLIDAY SURCHARGES
Great news for everyone as the USPS announces it is more than ready for the peak shipping season ahead!
The Postal Service has announced it will not have a peak, or demand, surcharge this holiday season, offering increased predictability in pricing for customers. As always, the Postal Service offers simple, upfront pricing year-round with no additional fees for residential area delivery, for Saturday delivery, no fuel surcharges and no volume minimums. The Postal Service continues to be the most affordable way to mail and ship this holiday season.
2023 USPS Holiday Shipping and Mailing Deadlines
Within the Lower 48 (excludes Alaska and Hawaii)
Air/Army Post Office (APO), Fleet Post Office (FPO), Diplomatic Post Office (DPO)
* PMEMS not available for APO/FPO/DPO AE ZIPs 093
Save the Date!!!
The National Postal Forum is coming to Indianapolis June 2 - 5, 2024
The NPF is the premier Mailing and Shipping Conference where USPS innovation and Industry expertise meet. NPF 2024 is sure to be the best ever so don't miss out. Early registration begins in November 2023. Visit npf.org for complete details!
The Greater Madison Area Postal Customer Council is excited to announce that we will be holding our annual PCC Day event on Thursday, September 21st!
Mark your calendars and get ready for what is sure to be a great day of networking and information sharing with your colleagues in the mailing, shipping, and printing industries! Our schedule is nearly finalized with informative presentations coming from industry experts as well as USPS leadership from both the local and national level. This is the most important GMAPCC event of the year and you will not want to miss it. GMAPCC membership is continuing to grow and you can help by inviting your business friends and co-workers to come to PCC Day!
The beautiful American Family Insurance Headquarters in Madison is once again our host for our PCC Day gathering. There will be refreshments provided throughout the day and a midday lunch. The price for this year's event is $40. A complete agenda and speaker list will be posted soon!
Congratulations to Jeff Braaksma, USPS Customer Relations Coordinator - Wisconsin District and GMAPCC Postal Administrator for winning the PCC Postal Member of the Year Silver Award. USPS Postmaster General Louis DeJoy presented Braaksma with the award at a ceremony at USPS Headquarters in Washington D.C. on June 20, 2023.
The Greater Madison Area PCC kicked off it's 40th Anniversary year in grand fashion with a successful Annual Meeting and Breakfst event at the Olbrich Botanical Gardens in Madison on Thursday, February 9, 2023.
The event was attended by nearly 70 GMAPCC members and other special guests despite a major winter storm moving through the area. Everyone was treated to an excellent breakfast buffet and some great information from our three presenters. USPS Wisconsin District Manager, Jeff Drake spoke about the USPS's "Delivering for America" plan and the service improvements that are being realized as the plan progresses. Jim Toth from 6AM Marketing gave a presentation on being creative with Direct Mail Marketing campaigns, and Mike Filipski spoke about the Business Customer Gateway and Small Business Tools. The GMAPCC also handed out their local PCC awards for the Industry Person of the Year - Kari Ripp-Rosenstiel of Colony Brands; the Postal Person of the Year - Jeff Braaksma, the GMAPCC administrator and USPS Customer Relations Coordinator in Madison; and the Industry of the Year - Colony Brands.
Special thanks to Industry members and USPS leadership from the Green Bay and Milwaukee areas who attended the meeting, and to Da Sheik Woodard, USPS Customer Outreach Specialist from Washington D.C. who gathered video and interviews from attendees to be used at the National Postal Forum (NPF) in Charlotte N.C. in May 2023.