Postal Facts

In 2007, the USPS delivered over 200 billion pieces of mail, about 700 million pieces a day.

The USPS delivers more in one day than FedEx does in a year and more items in one week than United Parcel Service does in a year.

Each carrier delivers over 40 tons of mail per year.

An average carrier delivers more than 2,300 mail pieces per day on approximately 240,000 routes.