Lexington’s Paul Steidler was quoted in an article on FreightWaves discussing the controversy surrounding Section 202 of the Postal Service Reform Act of 2021. Critics of the language say it would allow the U.S. Postal Service to use mail revenues to subsidize its competitive package business.
Steidler pointed out that Section 202 “eliminates cost and pricing distinctions between mail — a public service which only the [Postal Service] can provide — and packages, a service that is competitive and for which consumers have many different options.” In addition, Steidler said that retailers and other high volume shippers would benefit from Section 202 at the expense of those who rely on the mail.
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