USPS Closes West Coast Offices Due To Wildfires

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USPS have just announced that due to the ongoing wildfires along the west coast and now an increasing windspeed that they are closing several USPS offices until further notice. The closures are spread across all three Pacific coast states; California, Washington and Oregon. USPS broke the news just moments ago on their Twitter page which […]

eBay Extends Seller Protections Due To USPS Carrier Delays

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eBay extended its protection to sellers that are being impacted by USPS carrier delays. In a note to sellers, the company said it is continuing to monitor and evaluate the environment and it will remain flexible as it pertains to protecting its sellers. eBay confirmed it is still seeing some delays in deliveries because the […]

U.S. Postal Service Requests Temporary Holiday Season Rate Increase

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The U.S. Postal Service filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) of a temporary price change to take effect on October 18, 2020. The planned temporary price adjustments are in response to increased expenses and heightened demand for online shopping package volume because of the coronavirus pandemic and expected holiday ecommerce. As a result […]

U.S. Postal Service Status on International Mail Shipments (8/15/2020)

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With the coronavirus COVID-19 emergency continuing to spread around the globe, mail and small parcel operations are impacted worldwide. Between a shortage of commercial passenger airlines to carry the mail and local authorities and transit/destination postal services shutting down or restricting services, sending international packages with the U.S. Postal Service is resulting in longer transit […]

eBay Reassures Sellers About USPS Shipping Delays

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The U.S Postal Service continues to be strained as delivery and scan delays persist. eBay is addressing this problem by offering seller protections because of events outside the seller’s control. Handling Time eBay is automatically extending estimated delivery dates as necessary to give buyers a more reasonable expectation of when their items will arrive. The […]

eBay Protecting U.S. Sellers From USPS Delays

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eBay said this week, “Your seller performance standards will not be negatively impacted due to carrier delays.” The company is responding to an ever-increasing number of reports nationwide that new directives by the United States Postal Service are resulting in delayed mail and parcel delivery. While eBay did not specify this is a USPS only […]

U.S. Postal Service Status on Domestic Services And Shipments (7/14/2020)

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) health emergency is impacting domestic U.S. Postal Service operations in select areas. The USPS is considered an essential service, but some local conditions make it more challenging to provide all services. The domestic USPS update also includes information about post offices and operations that may have other reasons for disruption and closures. […]

U.S. Postal Service Suspends Services in Parts of Minneapolis Due to Safety Concerns

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The U.S. Postal Service announced this afternoon it has suspended all services at the following Minneapolis locations due to safety concerns. Powderhorn Post Office, 3045 Bloomington Ave., 55407-9998 Lake Street Post Office, 110 E. 31st St., 55408-3103 Minnehaha Post Office, 3033 27th Ave. S, 55406-9998 Not only are the retail operations suspended, but also delivery […]