Lexington’s Paul Steidler was quoted in The Philadelphia Inquirer’s September 5 story about Postal Service delays resulting from operational changes by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy.
“There’s tremendous dysfunction at the organization,” Steidler explained. “A lot of that dysfunction goes back to the fact their core business, their monopoly business for 200 years, the overwhelming proportion of that, which is mail delivery, is under severe stress, and it’s contracting.”
Steidler pointed out that package delivery is a different type of service. “Packages don’t go to every address like mail does on a typical day. It requires more trips to the Postal Service. It’s more expensive. It’s just harder to handle and to work with,” he said.
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