Shipping delays from the Capital Region to California are still being experienced as packages from November 2020 sit idle in facilities all over the country. The United States Postal Service claims delays are due to unprecedented volume increases and limited employee availability due to COVID-19.
The classic boxy mail truck you are used to may be on it's way to extinction. The United States Postal Service is working to get rid of the whole fleet of trucks that have been in service for the past 27 years.
They might seem mundane to you but the 5 digits you place at the bottom of an envelope can send a piece of mail anywhere from Maine to Palau. Here are 5 of the more intesesting ZIP codes in the US postal system.