USPS innovates with free tracking service

Customers now receive free tracking when shipping over the retail counter

March 11, 2013 @USPS

NEW YORK CITY (5 BOROUGHS) AND LONG ISLAND – Earlier this year the Postal Service launched ‘USPS Tracking’ (formerly Delivery Confirmation).  USPS Tracking is offered FREE to customers using Priority Mail or Standard Post (formerly known as Parcel Post) – in addition to free tracking service that has been a regular offering with Express Mail.

  • This new service enhancement provides customers with the ability to know when their package has arrived — at no additional cost. 
  • That’s a savings of 75 cents per item at retail counters.
  • No more fiddling around with an extra Delivery Confirmation label — the postal tracking number is readily accessible on the mailing receipt.

USPS Tracking is also available for purchase with First-Class Mail parcels and with Media Mail, Library Mail, and Bound Printed Matter items.

USPS Tracking provides delivery information when you access (click on Track & Confirm) or call toll-free 800–222-1811.

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



Clientes reciben ahora rastreo gratis al hacer envíos en la ventanilla.

NEW YORK CITY (5 BOROUGHS) Y LONG ISLAND – A principios del año el Servicio Postal lanzó la campaña, ‘Rastreo USPS’ (antes conocido como Confirmación de Entregas). Rastreo USPS se ofrece GRATIS a los clientes que usan Priority Mail o Standard Post (antes conocido como Parcel Post) – además del servicio gratis que se ha ofrecido regularmente al usar Express Mail

  • La nueva mejora al servicio ofrece a los clientes la oportunidad de saber cuándo llega el  envío — sin un costo adicional. 
  • Esto significa un ahorro de 75 centavos por artículo en la ventanilla.
  • Se acabó el perder tiempo con otra etiqueta de Confirmación de Entrega — el número de rastreo postal está rápidamente disponible en el recibo de envío.

Rastreo USPS también se puede comprar para envíos de paquetes y artículos por First-Class Mail así como por Media Mail, Library Mail y Bound Printed Matter. 

Rastreo USPS provee información acerca de las entregas al acceder (hacer clic en Track & Confirm) o al llamar gratis al 800–222-1811.

El Servicio Postal no recibe fondos públicos para sus gastos operativos y depende únicamente de la venta de sellos, productos y servicios para financiar sus operaciones.

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