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View Diary: Axing Saturday Delivery Won't Save USPS (111 comments)

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  •  not sure how long ago you worked at USPS (0+ / 0-)

    my carrier says that Thursday, Friday and Saturday are the lightest days of the week for them.  On Fridays, he says, some carriers come back to the station 90 minutes early because the mail volume was so light.

    Ending Saturday Dely is not that big a deal.  Even the prescriptions meds by mail could easily adjust to this schedule by shipping on the appropriate weekday.

    Oregon: Sure...it's cold. But it's a damp cold.

    by Keith930 on Wed Feb 06, 2013 at 03:13:17 PM PST

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    •  Depends where you live... (0+ / 0-)

      Early in the week is big for parcels as folks shop online over the weekend. Late in the week you get lots of advertising mailings, as the businesses want them "in home" on thursday or friday.

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