BALTIMORE (WJZ) – USPS Connect, a service that the US Post says provides faster local, regional and national delivery for businesses, has launched in Maryland and Washington DC, the postal service announced. .
Following network improvements and the addition of new equipment, the post office created the new service to “make the most of our network capacity to increase volume and revenue so we can continue to serve our customers.” serving the American people with affordable, reliable mail and package delivery.” DeJoy, Postmaster General and CEO.
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USPS Connect Local allows businesses to send packages or documents up to 13 ounces for same-day delivery to local addresses or next-day delivery depending on when the mail is received.
There are also new options for regional and national shipments, and USPS says the new program will deliver faster returns for customers.
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An audit of local USPS operations released last year found nine Baltimore-area post offices experiencing difficulties due to mail delays, inaccurate reporting of mail status, and improper scanning.
During a February congressional hearing held at the University of Baltimore, Baltimore’s Acting Postmaster, Eric Gilbert, told lawmakers that the agency hired 267 employees between October and December. last year to support holiday delivery volumes.
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For more details on the launch, visit uspsconnect.com.
https://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2022/03/21/usps-connect-service-launches-in-maryland-d-c/ USPS Connect service launches in Maryland, DC – CBS Baltimore