The United States Postal Service (USPS) has an online Money Order Inquiry System for tracking the status of USPS money orders. Consumers track money orders by entering the serial number of the money order into the tracking system. Banks and financial institutions are required to fill out PS Form 6401 to track money orders issued by the postal service.Know More
As part of the Money Order Inquiry System, the U.S. Postal Service publishes a current hot list of missing money orders. The list consists of money order serial numbers for money orders known to be missing. The list is compiled and updated by post office retail window employees. Any money orders that show up on the missing list is under a fraud alert, and employees are warned not to cash them.
The U.S. Postal Service replaces defective or damaged money orders. A replacement is issued after the negotiable portion of the money order is returned, along with a matching customer receipt. If a money order is lost or stolen, it can be replaced by submitting PS Form 6401. After receiving the form, the post office does an inquiry into the status of the money order. Upon verification that it is missing, the post office issues a replacement, which also requires a fee payment.Learn more about Postal Services
It is possible to refuse mail delivered through the United States Postal Service. The refusal may be possible even after the letter or package has been delivered. Certain items, such as certified letters, are not eligible for refusal.Full Answer >
As of March 2015, the United States Postal Service (USPS) delivers both mail and parcels on Saturday; a proposed plan would cease Saturday mail delivery, but would continue with parcel delivery. The USPS is suffering from financial strain due to the decrease in the mailing of paper letters and supports the idea that delivering mail 6 days a week is no longer cost effective.Full Answer >
According to the United States Postal Service (USPS), the amount of mail that was undeliverable as addressed (UAA) was near 4.7 percent in 2010. The percentage rate of lost mail cannot be measured, because the amount actually lost is unknowable.Full Answer >
Track certified mail with receipts from the United States Postal Service by locating the item's unique 20- or 22- digit tracking number on the receipt and putting it into the tracking system on the USPS website. Instant text alerts about an item's status are also available.Full Answer >