USPS Achieves Increase in Delivery Speed
June 20, 2022
United States Postal Service reported new delivery performance metrics
for the fiscal third quarter through June 10 showing continued
high-performance across First-Class Mail, Marketing Mail and
Marketing Mail: 94.8 percent of Marketing Mail delivered on time against the USPS service standard, an increase of 2.6 percentage points from the fiscal second quarter.
Periodicals: 86.5 percent of Periodicals delivered on time against the USPS service standard, an improvement of 5.1 percentage points from the fiscal second quarter.
of the goals of Delivering for America, the Postal Service’s 10-year
plan for achieving financial sustainability and service excellence, is
to meet or exceed 95 percent on-time service performance for all mail
and shipping products once all elements of the plan are implemented.
Service performance is defined by the Postal Service as the time it
takes to deliver a mailpiece or package from its acceptance into our
system through its delivery, as measured against published service