Category Archives: Post Office Education

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 »