USPS to Dominate Grocery Delivery?
Then the CCAs, wearing postal uniforms and lighted caps, make the deliveries to unattended, customer-designated locations that don't require CCAs to ring the doorbell or knock on the door.
The 2-year-long test will include trials of deliveries at other times of day.
USPS Board Chairman Mickey D. Barnett recently told Congress that package delivery revenues are growing, even as First Class mail volume is on the decline. USPS needs to position itself to capitalize on package delivery revenue, he says.
Meanwhile, FedEx plans to increase the price on many of its products by 4.9 percent on Jan. 5. UPS, which industry watchers also expect to see raise its rates, had no announcements listed as of presstime.
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