Uspo closing consolidating locations
However, delivery times of mail to some residences may change due to concurrent cost saving activities in delivery.The Postal Service is also conducting an Area Mail Processing (AMP) feasibility study at the Amarillo, TX Processing and Distribution Facility (PD&F) and Midland, TX Processing and Distribution Facility (PD&F) for possible consolidation of some operations into the Lubbock, TX PD&F.The Post Office's employees at that time were still subject to the so-called "spoils" system, where faithful political supporters of the executive branch were appointed to positions in the post office and other government corporations as a reward for their patronage.These appointees rarely had prior experience in postal service and mail delivery.The USPS has exclusive access to letter boxes marked "U. Mail" and personal letterboxes in the United States, but still competes against private package delivery services, such as UPS and Fed Ex.The first postal service in America arose in February 1692, when a grant from King William & Queen Mary empowered Thomas Neale "to erect, settle and establish within the chief parts of their majesties' colonies and plantations in America, an office or offices for the receiving and dispatching letters and pacquets, and to receive, send and deliver the same under such rates and sums of money as the planters shall agree to give, and to hold and enjoy the same for the term of twenty-one years." The United States Post Office (USPO) was created in Philadelphia under Benjamin Franklin on Wednesday, July 26, 1775, by decree of the Second Continental Congress.The earliest known use of the Franklin 5c is July 7, 1847, while the earliest known use of the Washington 10c is July 2, 1847.Remaining in postal circulation for only a few years, these issues were declared invalid for Postage on July 1, 1851. was offered for sale on July 1, 1847, in NYC, with Boston receiving stamps the following day and other cities thereafter. Mail Steamship Company acquired the contract to carry the U. mails from New York, with stops in New Orleans and Havana, to the Isthmus of Panama for delivery in California.
It is one of the few government agencies explicitly authorized by the United States Constitution.
Not everything over there is fully functional yet, and the internal links still point to this blog, and will for the indefinite future.