Postal Service Plans to End Saturday Mail Delivery by August
Posted: 2/6/2013 | By: Ed O'Keefe | The Washington Post
The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service plans to stop
delivering mail on Saturdays starting Aug. 1, the agency is set to
This means that for the first time Americans will receive mail only
five days a week, a significant shift for the storied mail agency, which
has suffered tens of billions of dollars in losses in recent years with
the advent of the Internet and e-commerce.
USPS plans to continue Saturday delivery of packages, which remain a profitable and growing part of the delivery business.