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U.S. Postal Service Delivers Hassle Free Holiday Shipping
By: PR Newswire
Dec. 11, 2012 09:57 AM
Consumer Advocate Provides Customers Tips for Discounted Shipping Costs
WASHINGTON , Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just in time for the peak holiday season, the U.S. Postal Service is offering helpful pointers for customers to relieve holiday shipping hassles and get those gifts under the tree in time for St. Nick's arrival.
"The holidays are less than three weeks away and understandably customers are beginning to feel the pinch," said Krista Finazzo, consumer advocate for the Postal Service. "Whether sending a large toy or mailing a greeting card to loved ones overseas, customers can feel at ease with the Postal Service knowing there are dozens of affordable products and services designed to help make holiday mailing and shipping simpler than ever before."
Given the busy season ahead, Finazzo shares six simple tips to help customers avoid those holiday hassles:
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Customers can visit the Postal Service Holiday Blog for additional holiday mailing and shipping tips, and get the best advice from resident holiday experts for sending holiday cards, letters and packages this holiday season. New insights are regularly posted to help customers sail through this busy and joyous season.
The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses, and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.
A self-supporting government enterprise, the U.S. Postal Service is the only delivery service that reaches every address in the nation — 151 million residences, businesses and Post Office™ Boxes. The Postal Service™ receives no tax dollars for operating expenses, and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations. With 32,000 retail locations and the most frequently visited website in the federal government, usps.com®, the Postal Service has annual revenue of more than $65 billion and delivers nearly 40 percent of the world's mail. If it were a private sector company, the U.S. Postal Service would rank 35th in the 2011 Fortune 500. In 2011, Oxford Strategic Consulting ranked the U.S. Postal Service number one in overall service performance of the posts in the top 20 wealthiest nations in the world. Black Enterprise and Hispanic Business magazines ranked the Postal Service as a leader in workforce diversity. The Postal Service has been named the Most Trusted Government Agency for six years and the sixth Most Trusted Business in the nation by the Ponemon Institute.
SOURCE U.S. Postal Service
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