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From A to Z, here’s what you get for the price of a stamp

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Here are 26 reasons to love the Postal Service, listed alphabetically for your convenience (No. 3 on the list!).


Addresses — we deliver to 152 million of them, nationwide. From residences, to offices and businesses, the Postal Service serves every community in the U.S.


Business Service Network — supports postal customers with information and support.


Convenient online services — Click-N-Ship, Package Pickup, Change of Address and Hold Mail services.


Delivery point — it’s another way to say “address.” Anywhere we deliver, whether it’s a house, a school, a business or a PO Box, is called a delivery point in the U.S. Mail network.


Election Mail — All states will mail absentee ballots to eligible voters who request them. The voter may return the ballot by mail or in person.


Free mail forwarding service — 39.7 million address changes processed yearly.


Going to a military base? The domestic rate applies.


Holiday packaging tips to make sure all your gifts arrive, picture perfect and on time.


Inspection Service protects your privacy and helps to stamp out mail fraud.


Joy is opening your mailbox and finding a personal card or letter, your favorite magazine, or the catalog you’ve been waiting for to order the latest tech gadget.


Keeping America green by using alternative fuel, recycling programs and solar-power initiatives.


Letters are picked up from your mailbox at no charge.


Merchandise Return Service — many online retailers offer you free Merchandise Return Service through USPS to make your shopping experience even more convenient.


No hidden surcharges, no matter where you live.


Operating 24 hours a day to keep your mail moving.


Price of a stamp is a value compared to prices in many other countries.


Quality — record on time efficiency scores in 2012.


Rural carriers deliver for customers off the beaten path.


Stamp collecting is a distinguished hobby practiced nationwide.


Tracking — it’s important to our customers, so it’s important to us. The new USPS Tracking service…… etc. find some more language to finish it

Universal service — we deliver for everyone, no matter where they live.


Volunteering — employees volunteer as firefighters, EMTs, tutors and in many other services organizations in their communities.


Whenever you need us — you can visit round-the-clock to take care of most of your mailing needs.


Xenia, OH — we deliver there too!


You are our priority. With a range of Priority Mail products and services — including flat-rate packaging for your convenience, the Postal Service understands your busy lifestyle.


Zero dependent on tax dollars for operations. USPS relies on the sale of products and services to pay its operating costs.