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Transcript for the April 2014 podcast.

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Taking wing with two Postal success stories

Customer Connect Coordinator Delbert Marcum (left) briefs fellow Colorado Springs carriers on how to identify new customers. Newly-hatched chicks (right) prepare to hit the road for the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport and destinations beyond, via the mail.

Go behind the scenes to see how baby chicks are shipped and also learn how letter carriers work as effective members of the Postal Service sales force in February's edition of Your Postal Podcast.

You'll also hear a roundup of the latest postal news and learn how you can enter to win a book featuring the Innovative Choreographers Forever Stamps.

Read a transcript of the show here.

Listen to Your Postal Podcast on your mobile device at YourPostalPodcast.com/mobile.
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Taking wing with two Postal success stories, transcript

Transcript for the February edition of Your Postal Podcast.

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Twelve carriers caroling — about Priority Mail

Jamie Wright, Postmaster of Lost Hills, CA, portrays a singing letter carrier in the Postal Service's holiday TV ad promoting Priority Mail.

This edition of the podcast comes home for the holidays with a look at the U.S. Postal Service's popular new television commercial promoting Priority Mail. One of the Postal Service employees who appeared in the tuneful TV spot provides a look behind-the-scenes.

You'll also hear a roundup of the latest postal news and learn how you can enter to win a set of Garden of Love Notecards in time for Valentine's Day.

Click here for a copy of the transcript.

Listen to Your Postal Podcast on your mobile device at YourPostalPodcast.com/mobile.

Thanks for listening -- and don't forget to visit Your Postal Blog for daily updates on all things postal. 

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Twelve carriers caroling — about Priority Mail, Transcript

Transcript for the December 2013 Podcast.

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Famous Performers on Display Inside and Outside Post Offices

Posted in Uncategorized, Quirky Post Offices by yourpostalpodcast on May 21st, 2013
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Photos (left): Film actors Bradley Cooper (third from left), Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis act out a scene for Director Todd Phillips (far right) in front of the Nogales, AZ, Post Office. Hollywood movie magic recently transformed the postal facility into a stand-in for a Mexican jail during production of the starring trio's new film. (Right photo:) A few of the 250 celebrity photos currently on display at the Nashville Post Office, Acklen Station, include pictures of Eric Church and Garth Brooks. (Nogales photo by Melinda Sue Gordon.)

Stars from the worlds of music and movies come together for this month's edition of Your Postal Podcast. First, you'll learn how country music legends helped earn a Nashville Post Office the honor of being labeled among "America's Quirkiest" by Travel + Leisure magazine.

Next you'll learn how Hollywood movie magic has transformed many Post Office facilities into movie and TV show locations.

Both the audio and transcript versions of this and previous shows can be found at Your Postal Podcast. Please send any feedback to yourpostalpodcast@usps.govThanks for listening, and don't forget to visit Your Postal Blog for daily updates on all things postal.
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Famous Performers on Display Inside and Outside Post Offices, Transcript

Posted in , Uncategorized, Quirky Post Offices by yourpostalpodcast on May 21st, 2013

Transcript for the May  2013 show.

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To comment, send an e-mail to yourpostalpodcast@usps.gov.

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Recycling is Where the Auction is

Posted in Uncategorized, USPS, ZIP Code by yourpostalpodcast on April 16th, 2013

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Even comic strip detective Dick Tracy (left) got involved in promoting ZIP Codes when they were first introduced. Tables, file cabinets and a Mr. ZIP poster (right) are among dozens of items awaiting auction buyers at a Kansas postal facility.

April’s edition of Your Postal Podcast provides an inside look at how the Postal Service recycles used equipment while generating revenue. Items finding a new life include old USPS conveyor belts, cut up by one farmer for use as truck mud flaps and repurposed by another to transport hay bales into a barn loft.

The audio program also offers a primer on the 1-2-3’s of ZIP Codes to celebrate the program’s 50th anniversary.

The podcast concludes with a roundup of postal news, plus details on how you can enter to win a free Mr. ZIP bobblehead doll.

To read the transcript, click here.

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Recycling is Where the Auction is, Transcript

Posted in Uncategorized by yourpostalpodcast on April 16th, 2013

Transcript for the April 2013 show.

To read the transcript, click here.

To comment, click here.

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Delivery on Ice and Mr. ZIP turns 50

Posted in Uncategorized, Mr. Zip, Delivery by yourpostalpodcast on March 18th, 2013

YPPCaravetta.jpgYPPMRZIPbutton.jpgThis month we'll take you on what some would consider a ride of a lifetime, but it is just another winter day's work for Fred Caravetta who crosses a frozen lake to deliver the mail to Minnesota customers.

You'll also hear about an iconic letter carrier who is celebrating five decades of service this year.

The program concludes with a roundup of postal news, plus details on how you can enter to win a Mr. ZIP collectible bobblehead doll.

Thanks for listening -- and don't forget to visit Your Postal Blog for daily updates on all things postal

To read the transcript, click here.

To comment, send an e-mail to yourpostalpodcast@usps.com.

Photos: Minnesota Highway Contract Route Driver Fred Caravetta (l.) with his sled full of mail destined for Oak Island and (r) a vintage 1960's lapel button featuring Mr. ZIP

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