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Linda MaloneLeo Raymond is Managing Director of Mailers Hub, an information resource for mailing service providers and other companies in the mailing community, and has five decades' experience in postal affairs and related mailing issues.

He formerly was Director, Postal and Member Engagement, for Idealliance, based in Alexandria, Virginia. Before that, he was VP for Postal and Member Relations for legacy Epicomm and its predecessor associations. In those positions, he served the associations’ members nationwide regarding general postal questions, mailing problems, and related government issues, and supported the associations’ chapter- and conference-based educational programs.

Leo joined then-MFSA in March 2003 upon his retirement from a career with the US Postal Service that spanned over 35 years.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in History from North Adams (MA) State College and has studied at the Darden Graduate School of the University of Virginia. Leo and his family live in Northern Virginia.

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USPS National and North Carolina News

News from USPS National and USPS North Carolina region.
MESA, AZ — The U.S. Postal Service today issued the Let’s Celebrate! Forever stamp, giving customers a way to add extra fun and happiness to celebratory greeting cards, invitations, and gift-bearing envelopes and packages. News of the stamp is being shared using the hashtag #CelebrationStamp.
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GREENSBORO, NC — The Postal Service will observe Presidents Day on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. Post Offices will be closed and there will be no mail delivery with the exception of Priority Mail Express, which is available 365 days a year.
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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Postal Service reported total revenue of $19.4 billion for the first quarter of fiscal 2020 (October 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019), a decrease of $363 million, or 1.8 percent, compared to the same quarter last year.
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CARY, NC To help customers prepare for their international travel, the Cary Post Office, located at 150 Wrenn Drive, will host a passport fair on Saturday, Feb. 8, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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WASHINGTON — As the nation prepares to observe Black History Month, the U.S. Postal Service today issued the 43rd Black Heritage stamp, honoring one of America’s most respected journalists, Gwen Ifill. The dedication ceremony was held at Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church in Washington, DC, where she was a lifelong member.
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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors will meet Feb. 6, 2020, in open session at Postal Service headquarters, 475 L’Enfant Plaza, SW, Washington, DC. The public is welcome to observe the meeting beginning at 4:00 p.m. ET in the Benjamin Franklin Room on the 11th floor. The Board is expected to discuss the following items:
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CHARLOTTE, NC — Love is celebrated with Made of Hearts, the latest stamp in the U.S. Postal Service’s Love series, available now.
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MEMPHIS, TN – Love is celebrated with Made of Hearts, the latest stamp in the U.S. Postal Service’s Love series, available now. This heart-filled design is just right for thank-you notes, get-well cards or any occasion when love is the perfect message. A dedication ceremony for the stamp was held today at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis.
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RALEIGH, NC — The U.S. Postal Service will relocate the Cameron Village Post Office to a yet-to-be-determined location as close as reasonably possible to the current site.
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GREENSBORO, NC – The Postal Service will observe the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. Post Offices will be closed and there will be no mail delivery with the exception of Priority Mail Express, which is available 365 days a year.
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Postal Pro News

News from the PostalPro website.
Includes release information for: PostalOne! System Release 50.1.0.0 Business Intelligence Database System (BIDS) Release 50.1.0.0 Enterprise Payment System (EPS) Release 3.11.1.0 Program Registration Release 21.1.0.0 Seamless Acceptance and Service Performance Release 27.1.0.0
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This document provides technical guidance for the implementation of the Intelligent Mail package barcode (IMpb) and file formats.
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