Gene Del Polito

Gene Del Polito
Make Your Voice Heard

By Gene Del Polito There's an old Chinese curse that states: "May you live in interesting times." For all of us who use, or support the use of, mail for business communication and commerce, these are most certainly interesting times. The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has fallen into a financial sinkhole. No one knows how deep the hole actually is. Critical mail volumes are declining, postal costs are increasing at a greater-than-inflation pace, and postal officials are telling mailers there may be a need for another round of hefty postal-rate increases. By hefty, they mean that businesses relying on mail will face postal-rate increases