Pad 530: Public Personnel Management
July 14, 2013
The goal of The United States Postal Service is to create “a free flow of information between citizens and their governemnt as a cornerstone of freedom, often spoke of a nation bound together by a system of postal roads and post offices.” (Longley 2013) Postal offices are forbidden to open any letters unless it is undelieverbale. The United States Postal Service (USPS) is resposible for providing postal services for the United States to all Americans no matter the geographical location. The United States Postal Service is an independent agency of the United States federal government that was …show more content…
The United States Postal Services now operates and functions as a semi-independent federal agency. The postal service is required by law to neither make a profit nor suffer a loss mandating to be revenue-neutral agency. Instead of tax payers paying and supporting this agency the consumers now pay for things such as postage to help cover the cost of operations instead of taxes. The United States Postal Services is actually exempt from paying any federal taxes. The Postal Service functions to provide excellent customer experiences, build trusted relationships, and to communicate effectively. The postal service vows to provide reliable delivery, reasonable rates, unambiguous communication, accountability and excellent work ethics from all employees, and innovative solution to meet all of their customer’s needs and wants. The Postal Service functions to compete with competitiors such as FedEx, or the United Parcel Service (UPS). The postal services have an advantage of the competition because it is the only carrier in the United States that is allowed to deliever to personal mailboxes. The postal services provide free change of address, online services, and it prints all mailing stamps. The postal services allow shipping to domestic and foreign entities and it also establishes post office boxes for customers.
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