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U.S. Postal Service

A government organization in the United States that delivers mail to individuals and businesses. It is required to offer the same prices for the entire U.S., regardless of geography. It is also the only organization allowed access to mail boxes with "U.S. Mail" stamped on them. It traces its origins to 1775.
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Seehaver says the USPS is looking to replace all of its pallets with twin-sheet formed plastic.
The USPS determined it needed to devise new specifications for apartment mailboxes due to consumer complaints about identity theft and damaged mail due to small, cramped mailboxes.
After having described their services as "postal services" in filing numerous trademark applications in the United States Patent & Trademark Office (none to the mark "postal services"), Zipee argues that the USPS should be precluded from claiming any exclusive rights in this generic term.
Stewart says it is the second contract that USPS has awarded Maxima.
In a matter of days, a large number of postage meters will no longer comply with the USPS requirements," said Kevin Weiss, Pitney Bowes Executive Vice President and President of Pitney Bowes Global Mailstream Solutions.
Ismael Leyva Architects' scope of work includes the planning and retrofit of USPS mail processing facilities and administrative offices.
As the NLRB noted, Congress did not tell the USPS how the agency had to save money.
However, the 2006 C-NET is the single largest project our team has been awarded by the USPS in recent years and for the first time draws on all of the Company's experience managing and operating our extensive North American expedited air and ground freight network.
Under each of its USPS hub contracts, ABX will be compensated at a firm price for its fixed costs, plus an additional amount based on the volume of mail handled at each facility.
Postal Service for Interactive Design Engineering to support USPS.
However, the USPS also stated that it has elected not to terminate the agreement at this time and will continue to fulfill its obligations under the agreement as long as it remains in effect.
For the three months ended July 31, 2005 and 2004, the revenues from contracts with the USPS represented 100% and 81% of total revenues, respectively.