December 19, 2018

Postal Service Responds to Record Parcel Volume

Opportunity to follow USPS letter carrier on the street


The Glenwood Springs Post Office is handling millions of pieces of mail this year. The final touch of the mail is through one of our USPS Letter Carriers.

We are offering the opportunity to follow a carrier on the street and observe her interacting with customers, delivering holiday packages and performing her job.

The Glenwood Springs Postmaster will offer information on USPS career opportunities.


Friday, December 21 , from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.


Glenwood Springs Post Office
113 9th St
Glenwood Springs CO 81601


A USPS Letter Carrier can provide her observations on the job duties and community reactions. 

Glenwood Springs Post Master can share information on USPS career opportunities.

Please call Adele Lujan-Teeters at (970) 945-5611 or
(970) 230-1333 for entry assistance and other instructions.




DEC. 11 DEC. 16
APO/FPO/DPO Priority Mail APO/FPO/DPO Priority Mail Express
& APO/FPO First-Class


DEC. 14 DEC. 19
USPS Retail Ground First-Class Mail Cards and Letters

DEC. 20 DEC. 22
Priority Mail Priority Mail Express

For the complete list of domestic, military and international
mailing and shipping deadlines, go to


  • The Postal Service is projecting more than 900 million packages will be delivered between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day (2017: 871 million | 2016: 750 million | 2015: 660 million)
  • Sunday package delivery for the peak season begins Nov. 25 in select major markets — projecting more than 8 million packages delivered each Sunday 
  • Busiest MAILING and DELIVERY WEEK for greeting cards and packages —    Dec. 17-23 
  • Nearly 200 million packages are expected to be delivered during the busiest week — roughly 29 million packages each day
  • More than 3 million customers are expected to use Click-N-Ship this year to ship from the convenience of their homes or offices


  • Consumers don’t have to leave home to ship their packages, they can simply visit
  • The Postal Service anticipates Dec. 17 will be the busiest day online with more than 8 million customers predicted to visit for help shipping holiday packages
  • It’s estimated nearly 400,000 customers will use Click-N-Ship and other online services Dec. 17 to order free Priority Mail boxes, print shipping labels, purchase postage and even request free next-day Package Pickup from the mail carrier
  • The Postal Service is predicting nearly 105 million customers will visit between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day
  • And is always open!

Career Opportunities
Interested in a challenging and rewarding career? We offer a diverse workplace with opportunities nationwide to serve the public. Take a look and see what’s open today.   Just go to -

Working at USPS
Challenging. Innovative. Rewarding. Opportunities for advancement.

The Postal Service is the second largest employer in the United States. We offer our team variety, training, and ways to move up. We have specific programs for recent grads and skills matching for applicants with military experience.

From mail carriers to corporate management, we all work together to provide efficient, affordable service to the American public. USPS is an excellent workplace for self-motivated individuals who enjoy independence and measurable goals with the added satisfaction of serving our communities.



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