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Registration Closed - United States Postal Service (USPS) Virtual Business Opportunity Session

Direct Access Program - Unites States Postal Service (USPS) Virtual Business Opportunity Session


Date:  April 30, 2024

Time:  1:30-2:30PM  

Virtual Format: Powered by Cisco WebEx

Webex meeting recording: United States Postal Service (USPS) Virtual Business Opportunity Session-20240430 1730-1

Password: YfCMZp8*

Recording link:

United States Postal Service (USPS) Presentation .pdf

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About USPS 

Provides technical advice, program guidance, and policy interpretation on Supplier Diversity issues. Acting as a liaison with industry and trade associations, government agencies, and special emphasis groups to develop and maintain a communication and information system on Small, minority-owned, and women-owned business issues.  Participates in activities that promote supplier development and diversity.   Activities include business forums, workshops, seminars, symposiums, business opportunity fairs, and tradeshows.


Event Goals

USPS is interested in offering guidance on exploring the postal marketplace for potential business opportunity to increase their support within the Department of Veterans Affairs. 

Federal Socio-Economic Classifications

USPS is seeking small businesses associated with the following socioeconomic statuses.  

  • Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)
  • Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB)
  • Woman- Owned Small Business (WVOSB)
  • Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone’s)
  • Minority-Owned
  • Small Business
  • Large Business
  • Small Minority Woman Owned Businesses


1.  Freight Transportation,Trailer Services, Inter-Bulk Mail Center Trucking          Transportation

2.  Construction Services, Cleaning Services, Equipment & Signage,                   Security & Safety, Pest Control Services, Snow Removal, Recycling and       Trash Removal, Utilities, Window Cleaning Services

Applicable NAICS

NAICS       Description

484110      General Freight Trucking, Local

484121      General Freight Trucking, Long-Distance, Truckload

484230      Specialized Freight (except Used Goods), Trucking Long                               Distance

For more information, please contact the Direct Access Program Planning Support Team at or 202 461 4694. 


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