It'll cost more to mail those holiday packages this year. For the first time, the U.S. Postal Service is implementing a holiday surcharge on packages as more people shop and ship online due to the coronavirus pandemic.
It may seem like common sense to most, but some people (Andy) don't know how to send mail to another country, even if it is to our neighbors in the North. Thank goodness for our resident Canadian Polly.
The classic boxy mail truck you are used to may be on it's way to extinction. The United States Postal Service is working to get rid of the whole fleet of trucks that have been in service for the past 27 years.
The U.S. Postal Service is expecting to handle a record number of packages this holiday season. One of the major reasons is the increase in online shopping which, when combined with the usual sending of cards and letters is expected to result in an increase of some 20% over last seasons mailings. Ge…