May 19, 2023

USPS® Event to Help Grow Small Businesses

Also to Promote Postal Customer Council® Membership

Grow Small Businesses

MIAMI, FL — The U.S. Postal Service continues to create easy and affordable products and services designed to help grow small businesses. Small business owners can learn more about shipping and mailing products, including USPS Ground Advantage®, at an upcoming, free “Grow Your Business” event:

Wednesday, May 31, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Miami General Mail Facility (GMF) Finance Unit Lobby
2200 NW 72 Ave, Miami, FL 33152-9997

Recently, the U.S. Postal Service launched USPS Ground Advantage®. Small businesses stand to gain significantly from this product. Reduced shipping costs can translate into healthier profit margins, while reliable service can lead to improved customer satisfaction. Moreover, the included insurance provides peace of mind for businesses shipping valuable goods.

This development is part of the USPS’s 10-year strategic plan, which focuses on strengthening its shipping solutions for service excellence, on-time delivery, and revenue generation from enhanced package delivery services. With over 31,000 Post Offices, various pickup options, no surcharges for fuel or residential delivery, USPS is demonstrating its commitment to providing exceptional value and convenience to its customers.

“‘Your business is our business when it comes to helping grow small businesses in the Miami area,” said Miami, FL, Postmaster Keith Pierle. “In addition to USPS Ground Advantage®, we offer several other business solutions, including Every Door Direct Mail®, which assists with marketing efforts. We also provide shipping solutions, such as Priority Mail, that help small businesses economically and confidently ship their products.”

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At this event, small businesses also will have an opportunity to learn about the Postal Customer Council® (PCC®), a program that is a valuable resource for business mailers, large and small. Local PCCs serve as an open channel for USPS®-to-business communication, providing information and best practices for achieving cost-effective and profitable mailing, education, and training, as well as solving local challenges. Through regular meetings, educational programs, mailer clinics, and seminars, PCC members learn about the latest postal products and services that may help them grow their business.

Your local PCC offers these benefits:

  • Knowledge – Gain knowledge about postal products, services, and tools to improve mail quality, as well as earn a professional certificate.
  • Innovative Ideas – Learn about promotions and incentives that raise awareness of innovative mail uses
  • Expert Advice – Hear about how to integrate and expand your marketing through the mail
  • New Sources – Find new sources for acquiring mailing lists
  • Networking – Network with other mailers, business mail service providers, and USPS executives  and hear firsthand from others about how they use mail to be more efficient and profitable
  • Best Practices – Leverage best practices to improve mailing effectiveness, efficiency, and profitability.

Small business owners unable to attend can learn more about how USPS® can help to grow their business at This website has tools and applications specifically with small businesses in mind.

To learn more about Postal Customer Council® membership visit



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