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A Post-Post Office World

ladisney Wrote: Apr 17, 2013 12:29 PM
That is simply not true. FedEx & UPS deliver to the Post Office for final delivery for only the cheapest of services. FedEx & UPS did just fine prior to this arrangement. Quite often the packages are given back to UPS & FedEx for delivery because the USPS cannot deliver them.

Even parts of government that look like a business never get run with the efficiency of a business. Just look at the post office.

They buy commercials and tout their services the way private businesses do. They offer a service that customers want.

But a real business can't get away with losing billions every year. (I guess in the era of bailouts, I should say shouldn't get away with it.) The post office lost $16 billion last year, despite having all sorts of advantages that most private businesses don't have.

They have a near monopoly on first-class mail delivery. You want...

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