Postal Service Spotlight North Houston Mail Processing Operations

Only opportunity to view behind-the-scenes holiday operation

December 13, 2017 @USPS
View behind-the-scenes holiday operation


Media is invited to tour the postal facility to view holiday packages, cards and letters going through mail processing and sorting at the North Houston Processing & Distribution Center (P&DC).


Houston Media (PLEASE R.S.V.P. to Kanickewa “Nikki” Johnson via email)


Monday, December 18 at 5:00 PM (CST)


North Houston Processing & Distribution Center (P&DC)
4600 Aldine Bender, Houston, TX 77315-9998

Note: Due to safety requirements, close toe shoes must be worn.
If you plan to attend, you MUST contact Kanickewa “Nikki” Johnson at 713.226.3968 by 2 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 18, to confirm and to obtain parking and meeting location instructions. Please plan to arrive by 4:30 p.m.


Media will tour the Postal Service facility to view holiday mail processing.

The Postal Service expects to deliver a total of approximately 15 billion cards, letters, flats, and packages during the 2017 holiday season. Projections are that approximately 850 million packages will be delivered between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve, which is an increase of 10 percent over last year’s volume. More than six million packages are expected to be delivered each Sunday in December. Mail carriers will also deliver packages on Christmas Day in select locations.

Postal Service Holiday Newsroom:

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

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