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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Study: USPS Could Save $1.5 Billion With Slower Mail

“The U.S. Postal Service could save about $1.5 billion a year if it relaxed its two-to-three-day delivery schedules for first-class and Priority Mail deliveries by a day, according to a new study.

Postal executives are seriously considering the idea and are expected to announce plans regarding delivery schedules after Labor Day, according to USPS officials.” (Washington Post)

Only a State-backed monopoly can force you to accept ever-higher prices and worse service and stay in business.

FEE Timely Classic

Time for the Mail Monopoly to Go” by Scott Esposito