Postal Service Suspends International Mail Service to Libya

Mar 02, 2011, 12:38 ET from U.S. Postal Service

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On March 1, the U.S. Postal Service temporarily suspended acceptance of international mail service to Libya due to the lack of transportation service to Libya.

Additional information and updates regarding acceptance and movement of international mail to Libya are posted online at usps.com/communications/news/serviceupdates.

The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses, and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.

A self-supporting government enterprise, the U.S. Postal Service is the only delivery service that reaches every address in the nation, 150 million residences, businesses and Post Office Boxes. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses, and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations. With 32,000 retail locations and the most frequently visited website in the federal government, usps.com, the Postal Service has annual revenue of more than $67 billion and delivers nearly 40 percent of the world's mail. If it were a private sector company, the U.S. Postal Service would rank 29th in the 2010 Fortune 500. Black Enterprise and Hispanic Business magazines ranked the Postal Service as a leader in workforce diversity. The Postal Service has been named the Most Trusted Government Agency six consecutive years and the sixth Most Trusted Business in the nation by the Ponemon Institute.

SOURCE U.S. Postal Service



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