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Post Tagged 'united states postal service'

Protectionism: The Worst Thing for The World

UPS CEO D. Scott Davis was asked in a recent BusinessWeek interview, “You talk a lot about trade, global trade. What is your company’s role?” Here’s what Davis said (emphasis added): We always consider ourselves an enabler of global commerce. Continue Reading...

Privilege: The Real Postal Problem

Regarding the USPS decision Wednesday to stop Saturday mail delivery, Ron Nixon at the New York Times writes, The post office said a five-day mail delivery schedule would begin in August and shave about $2 billion a year from its losses, which were $15.9 billion last year. Continue Reading...

Changing the Shape of Magazine Delivery

New postal rates went into effect yesterday, but the biggest impact of the new rates and policies hasn’t yet been felt. A new set of policies governing the delivery of magazines through the mail has been postponed until July. Continue Reading...