USPS to cease 4 W.Va. processing oper...

USPS to cease 4 W.Va. processing operations

There are 23 comments on the Weirton Daily Times story from Feb 24, 2012, titled USPS to cease 4 W.Va. processing operations. In it, Weirton Daily Times reports that:

The U.S. Postal Service plans to cease mail processing operations in four West Virginia cities and move the work to other facilities.

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Saint Paul, MN

#21 Mar 1, 2012
it won't but try to tell those geniuses that...fuel (whether gasoline or diesel) for the things called TRUCKS to move the mail is going up and has to be considered as cost...the mail will not just" FLOAT" through the air to Charleston or wherever I for one do not follow their reasoning(or lack thereof)
I can understand they could care less about the mail being slower to reach customers DUH the slowness-and poor performance- of the cumbersome so called postal system is one of the main reasons other forms of correspondence and bill delivery and bill pay has gone to the electronic version--so instead of figuring how to do a better and faster job& increase their OWN efficiency and performance they opt to increase travel days for already slow mail processing.

Morgantown, WV

#22 Mar 1, 2012
this is so sad

Rupert, WV

#23 Mar 2, 2012
Sugarfied827 wrote:
This makes NO sense to me whatsoever. How will it be saving money to take a letter from clarksburg..have it sent to pittsburgh for sorting and bringing it all the way back to clarksburg??
Whats cheaper, a gallon of gas or a full time postal worker. Sounds like a good tradeoff to me.

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