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United States Postal Service

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The United States Postal Service is an independent agency of the United States federal government responsible for providing postal service in the United States, including its insular areas and associated states. It is one of the few government agencies explicitly authorized by the United States Constitution.
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  • History 

  • Current operations 

  • Declining mail volume 

  • Post office closures 

  • Elimination of Saturday delivery averted 

  • Retirement funding and payment defaults 

  • Rate increases 

  • Reform proposals and delivery changes 

  • Coronavirus pandemic and voting by mail 

  • Governance and organization 

  • Privatization proposals 

  • Legal basis and rationale 

  • 2008 report on universal postal service and the postal monopoly 

  • Competitors 

  • Alternative transmission methods 

  • Criticism of the universal service requirement and the postal monopoly 

  • Law enforcement agencies 

  • Postal Inspection Service 

  • Office of Inspector General 

  • Elements of addressing and preparing domestic mail 

  • Paying postage 

  • PC Postage 

  • Stamp copyright and reproduction 

  • General domestic services 

  • Bulk mail 

  • Extra services 

  • International services 

  • Sorting and delivery process 

  • Types of postal facilities 

  • Automated Postal Centers 

  • Airline and rail division 

  • Direct delivery vs. customer pickup 

  • Same-day trials 

  • Forwarding and holds 

  • Financial services 

  • Employment 

  • Workplace violence 

  • In fiction 

  • International associations 

  • Mail bag types