January 30, 2011

THOUGHTS ON closing post offices. “Unlike businesses in the private sector who have experienced a decrease in customer traffic or business, rather than improve service, increase product offerings, or cut prices, the USPS has chosen to continuously raise the cost of postage, and not offer new services. While the argument may be that rates need to be raised to keep up with inflation and increased costs, the increases simply force more customers into online bill paying, email, and the competition (FedEx and UPS).”