Category Archives: Post Office Education

Guaranteeing Secure Delivery of Non-Machinable Mail

Picture this: you’re eagerly⁢ awaiting a package in the mail, only⁤ to discover it’s been mangled, torn, or worse – ⁣lost in transit. ​It’s⁣ a classic tale of non-machinable mail woes, leaving us all wondering if there’s a⁤ way to ensure our precious parcels arrive unscathed.‍ Fear not, dear reader, for ‍we have the solution:… Read More »


When you have a business that requires you to ship products around the country (or worldwide), shipping can quickly become your biggest expense. Therefore, keeping your shipping costs low is an essential business practice, both for your bottom line and your business’s competitiveness. Yet, with all the shipping options available, it is often difficult to… Read More »

USPS Notary Services

When you are on a deadline to get a legal document signed and delivered, going through the extra step of having your signature witnessed by a notary can be unbearable. After all, most of us don’t have a Notary Public on speed dial. However, notarization is an integral part of the legal process. It helps… Read More »

USPS Customer Experience Survey

The United States Postal Service (USPS) Customer Experience Survey is a questionnaire designed by the USPS to measure customer satisfaction. The results of the survey directly shape the USPS’s marketing programs, best practices, and business strategies. According to the USPS Office of Inspector General, over one million people complete USPS Customer Experience Surveys annually. Why… Read More »

What is Expedited Shipping?

With the advent of Amazon Prime 2-day shipping, most of us have gotten used to the immediate gratification that expedited shipping provides. However, expedited shipping is not always cheap or easy. Depending on the carrier or marketplace you are shipping with, the price and timeframe of your expedited shipment can change drastically. Thankfully, expedited shipping… Read More »

History of the US Post Office

In modern-day times it’s easy to take for granted how instantly we can communicate with each other. It’s crazy to think that less than 200 years ago, even telephones didn’t exist. All communication was done either in person or through letters in the mail. People certainly didn’t have the luxury of overnight shipping, either. The… Read More »

USPS Collection Boxes (Blue Box)

With over 153,000 locations nationwide, United States Postal Service (USPS) Collection Boxes can be an extremely convenient way to ship letters and packages. However, before you ship, it’s important to understand the USPS Collection Box rules and regulations to ensure that your package gets to its destination successfully.  What is a USPS Collection Box? USPS… Read More »

What is a PO Box?

Millions of people around the world rely on PO boxes for their postage needs every day. However, despite their prevalence, there are plenty of others who haven’t heard of them yet (or know how they work). If you are someone who sends and receives a lot of mail, continue reading as PO boxes might just… Read More »