Postal Service to End Saturday Delivery
The U.S. Postal Service announced today they will be ending Saturday delivery of first-class mail. Postmaster General Patrick Donahue said package delivery will continue when the plan to end Saturday delivery is implemented in August. The plan is expected to save $2 billion annually.
Saturday has the week’s lowest volume of mail and more than a third of businesses are closed for the day A recent survey indicated Saturday would be the least disruptive day to eliminate mail delivery.
USPS has faced billion-dollar deficits since 2007. The agency reported an annual loss of a record $15.9 billion for the last budget year.
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