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Postal Service Kicks Off Its 'USPS Connect' Program In Michigan

(CBS DETROIT) -- The United States Postal Service is kicking off its newest service, "USPS Connect," in Michigan.

The service provides same day and next day deliveries for neighborhood businesses, giving them another option to reach local customers.

The four USPS Connect business solutions are:

  • USPS Connect Local is a new way for local businesses to affordably and quickly reach local customers. The rollout schedule is available on USPS Connect Local offers affordable next-day service in all locations, with same-day delivery, Sunday delivery and pickup options in select locations. This offering also includes USPS Connect Local Mail, an affordable First-Class Mail option for documents up to 13 ounces. Businesses can enter USPS Connect Local packages and mail at the receiving dock of the designated postal facility or take advantage of free en-route pickup when their carrier delivers their mail. Free flat-rate bags, boxes and envelopes are available via Click-N-Ship.
  • USPS Connect Regional provides next-day regional entry and delivery of Parcel Select packages and Parcel Select Lightweight packages. Businesses should consult with USPS representatives to identify the entry points and options that work best for them. Most packages will be delivered the next day within a broad specified region.
  • USPS Connect National provides delivery solutions for businesses of all sizes. They can benefit from the Postal Service's new mail processing equipment and reconfigured network to receive reliable delivery of packages through First-Class Package Service, Parcel Select Ground and Retail Ground.
  • USPS Connect Returns is a service for businesses to offer their customers convenient returns, with free en-route pickup by their carrier or drop-off at a nearby Post Office location.

As of Tuesday, USPS Connect is in 17 post offices in Southeast Michigan.

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List of post offices with USPS Connect in SE Michigan:

Ann Arbor Main 2075 W. Stadium Blvd 48103
Brighton 100 Orndorf Drive 48116
Clarkston 5886 S Main St. 48346
Lake Orion 611 N Axford St. 48361
Mount Clemens/Clinton Macomb Annex 15285 Samohin Drive 48044
New Baltimore 35339 23 Mile Road 48047
Oxford 52 E Burdick St. 48371
Pinckney 1325 E M36 48169
Pontiac 735 W Huron St 48343
Rochester 511 Olde Towne Road 48308
Rochester Carrier Annex 1936 Rochester Industrial Lane 48309
South Lyon 111 S Lafayette St. 48178
Troy 2844 Livernois Road 48099
Utica/Shelby Township 7755 22 Mile Road 48317
Walled Lake 995 N Pontiac Trail 48390
Warren 28401 Mound Road 48090
Washington 58757 Van Dyke Road 48094
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