New features for mobile devices
It’s a Post Office on your phone. Customer convenience and product access are the focus of expanding the most poplar online services onto web-enabled mobile devices.
Some of the most popular functions currently available on usps.com are now available on cell phones and other mobile devices. The new feature include Track and Confirm, Post Office locator, and the most popular application, ZIP Code lookup.
With more than 232 million mobile communications devices in the United State–a growing number of which can access the web–the promise of Internet access from virtually anywhere n the country is fact becoming a reality.
“Our new mobile capability makes USPS services even more convenient for our customers,” said Robert Bernstock, president Mailing and Shipping Services.
Any mobile user with web access will be able to log on the Postal Service mobile site no matter where they are, without having to use a personal computer, Bernstock said.
If they’re on the road, they;ll be able to use the Post Office locator function to find a Post Office that’s close to them. And they’ll also be able to track an d confirm delivery of their mail or package using their mobile phone, he said.
The Postal Service is also designing applications for “smartphones and other mobile devices like the Apple iPhone, Blackberry and iPod Touch which take advantage of additional capabilities such as GPS
Mobile applications make it easier for customers to interact and transact business with the Postal Service . These applications are the latest in a series of enhancements, upgrades and solutions designed for Postal Service customers.