82 More Postal Facilities to Close; Mailers Expect Not to Notice

From Direct Marketing News:

donahoebrennanIt may not be something that Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe and his COO Megan Brennan are likely to take credit for in public, but the U.S. Postal Service has become very good at closing and consolidating postal facilities. So good, in fact, that when Donahoe announced in June that the Postal Service would begin implementation of Phase 2 of its Network Rationalization Plan, mailers reacted with a yawn. The Phase 1 shutdown of 141 mail processing facilities completed in 2013 barely caused a ripple in their on-time delivery rates, and they’re expecting more of the same this time around.

Phase 2 will commence in January 2015 and be completed by the fall mailing season, according to a letter Donahoe sent to large customers.

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