Is Louis DeJoy’s 10-Year Plan the U.S. Postal Service’s death knell?
According to the National Retail Federation, holiday retail sales are on track to be the greatest in US history. The United States Postal Service (USPS) anticipates the busiest holiday mailing season in its history.
This record-breaking shipping season comes as part of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s reform plan, which includes higher prices and a deliberate slowdown in mail delivery.
Something is going to have to give.
As these restrictions take effect over the holiday season, postal customers may expect higher costs and 1-3 day delays in long-distance shipments. Beginning the week of December 6, customer traffic at all post offices is projected to increase, with the following week expected to be the busiest of the season.