The U.S. Postal Service had planned to end Saturday delivery.
The United States Postal Service says it will "back down," on its plan to end Saturday mail delivery, according to the Associated Press Twitter feed. The U.S. Congress forced the Postal Service to cancel its plans, according to the AP. The postal service had planned to end Saturday mail delivery by Aug. 1 as part of its large plan to deal with its large debts. "Congress has prohibited implementation of a new national delivery schedule for mail and packages, which would consist of package delivery Monday through Saturday and mail delivery Monday through Friday, and which would have taken effect the week of Aug. 5, 2013," the USPS Board of Governors said in a statement. The Board also said, as part of the Post Service's five-year recovery …
The U.S. Postal Service offers tips and suggestions so holiday packages arrive in time for the holidays.
Monday, December 17, 2012
Are you one of the many holiday revelers with families and friends spread all across the country and the world? If so, even before you dive into that gift list, it's important to know how early must you buy, wrap and post holiday gifts so they get to their destination in time for the holidays. Here are some suggestions and mailing deadline dates from the U.S. Postal Service to ensure your gifts are delivered on time and in one piece: Packing tips from the USPS: Calculated for December 25, 2012. Domestic Mail Class/Product Dates First-Class Mail® Service Dec. 20 Priority Mail® Service Dec. 21 Express Mail® Service Dec. 22 Destination Network Distribution Center (DNDC) Drop Ship Dec. 19 Destination Delivery Unit (DDU) Drop Ship Dec. 21 …