Lexington’s Paul Steidler was quoted in a FreightWaves story on whether the U.S. Postal Service would be able to handle all UPS packages in the event of a Teamsters strike. Steidler dismissed the possibility: “There will be so many packages around that neither USPS, or USPS combined with private delivery companies, will be able to deliver them on time,” he said.
“UPS also delivers a quite large number of international packages, and does so much quicker and more efficiently than USPS,” he added. “USPS does not have the people or institutional skill set to handle a dramatic, short-term rise in those shipments.”
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