Postal Service: Saturday Mail Delivery, Still On

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By Abby Garcia Telleria

It seems like the USPS® can’t catch a break. Earlier this year, the Postal Service® proposed a plan to end Saturday delivery in an effort to curb massive losses, slash costs, and restore the beleaguered agency to long-term financial stability. According to published reports, instituting a 5-day delivery schedule would save the Postal Service roughly $2 billion annually.
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USPS to Stop Saturday Delivery

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On February 6, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe announced that the Postal Service plans to modify Saturday delivery beginning August 5th of this year. Letter mail and periodicals would no longer be delivered on Saturdays, but they would maintain delivery of packages, including vital mail-order medicine as well as other priority and express mail options. Donahoe stated that this common-sense reform would save the Postal Service more than two billion annually.… Read More