Lexington’s Paul Steidler was quoted in a Federal News Network article on a memo from the new Postmaster General directing Postal Service employees to focus on cutting the “soaring costs” of transportation. According to the memo, late and extra delivery trips cost the agency an extra $200 million per year.
Steidler described the proposal as consistent with the background of new Postmaster General Louis DeJoy as a logistics executive. He added that the memo demonstrates the sort of “fresh thinking” the USPS Board of Governors expected when DeJoy was appointed. “The big story here is that the postal unions and some of their supporters want to wage war against the new postmaster general, rather than work to find constructive, holistic postal reforms,” he said.
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