Facing a massive shortfall, the United States Postal Service is considering closing over 250 processing centers, which would slow mail delivery by a day and result in the elimination of 35,000 jobs.
Currently a first class letter is expected to be delivered 1-3 days after it is mailed. The proposed change would largely eliminate next day delivery for first class mail, with the new "service window" set at 2-3 days.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Unprecedented cuts by the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service will slow first-class delivery next spring and, for the first time in 40 years, eliminate the chance for stamped letters to arrive the next day. The estim... Read Post
The US Postal Service announced on Monday that it would close half of its 500 mail processing facilities around the country, slowing first-class mail delivery for the first time in decades while forcing many stamped letters to arriv... Read Post