Saturday mail deliveries to end; pack...

Saturday mail deliveries to end; package delivery to continue

There are 4 comments on the The Jackson Sun story from Feb 7, 2013, titled Saturday mail deliveries to end; package delivery to continue. In it, The Jackson Sun reports that:

The U.S. Postal Service announced on Wednesday plans to stop Saturday deliveries for everything except packages.

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Maggie

Yakima, WA

#1 Feb 19, 2013
That is sad but life goes on!

“It's a great day for.......”

Since: Nov 12

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#2 Feb 19, 2013
Maggie, my question is this, if they are going to deliver "packages", how will they justify their costs for manpower, fuel, etc for going out and delivering packages all over their particular service area? If they can deliver packages, why not just carry the mail as well? Does my question make any sense to you?
Dude

Bumpass, VA

#4 Feb 21, 2013
Makes perfect sense to me! There was absolutely no reason why they were running Saturdays anyway. I honestly don't see why they don't just cut back and run 3-4 days a week. 90% of the junk you get in the mail is garbage anyway.
irritated

United States

#5 May 21, 2016
This is all well and good but I've noticed the mail is barely delivered to my house. I was getting mail at my old address every say. Now I'm lucky if I get anything once a week. I filled out the mail forward papers and still barely anything.

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