Online sales through the United States Postal Service (USPS) website have exceeded US$1bn for the 2015 fiscal year, representing a significant milestone for the 15-year old site. The online sales are greater than that of all of the combined post offices from the cities of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia and Dallas.
Customers visiting the usps.com website have access to a number of parcel services including package tracking, scheduling a free package pickup, shipping packages, holding mail, forwarding mail, shipping internationally, purchasing shipping and mailing supplies, and calculating postage.
Jim Cochrane, acting chief marketing and sales officer, USPS, said, “We’re everywhere so you can be anywhere. With usps.com, your post office is as close as your desktop or smartphone, so doing business with us is fast and convenient during this busy holiday season and all year long. Our dedicated employees are ready to serve customers with prompt service at nearly 32,000 post offices nationwide. We also provide convenient access at more than 70,000 grocery stores, drug stores, office supply stores, ATMs and other locations where customers can buy stamps and other postal products.”
December 8, 2015