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What’s Up With the Post Office?

 

What’s Up With the Post Office?-1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Something is always in the news about what’s going on with the US Postal Service. Did you know that you can view their 5 year Business Plan? Take a look at it right here:

http://about.usps.com/strategic-planning/five-year-business-plan-2012-2017.pdf

In the plan you will read things like what’s up with 5 day mail delivery vs. 6.

According to their plan:

“Adjusting delivery frequency is one of the fundamental elements of the USPS Five-Year Business Plan, which is designed to enable USPS to compete more effectively in today’s marketplace and better respond to changing customer needs.

Under the six-day package and five-day mail delivery schedule, mail would be delivered to street addresses Monday through Friday, and packages Monday through Saturday. Mail addressed to Post Office boxes will continue to be delivered Saturdays, and Post Offices currently open Saturdays will remain open.

The USPS will implement this change when Congress passes comprehensive postal legislation that includes provisions affirmatively providing us with the ability to establish a financially feasible national delivery schedule.”

More from their plan:

Even in an increasingly digital world, the Postal Service remains part of the bedrock infrastructure of this nation’s economy, serving its people and businesses and binding the nation together.

The core function of the Postal Service is the safe, reliable, affordable delivery of mail and packages to every address in the country and its territories.

The Postal Service delivers more mail to more addresses in a larger geographical area than any other post in the world.

The timely service provided daily depends on an astonishing network of facilities, technology and people that collect, transport, process and deliver the nation’s mail.

The United States Postal Service delivers more mail to more addresses in a larger geographical area than any other post in the world. The Postal Service delivers to more than152 million homes, businesses and Post Office boxes in every state, city, town and borough in this country. Everyone living in the United States and its territories has access to postal products and services and pays the same postage regardless of their location.

For more of the latest news about the USPS, visit their newsroom:

http://about.usps.com/news/welcome.htm

 

 

 

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