Now that the Postal Service is showing the level of desperation that only a company typically in its death throes would show, just maybe the powers that be will act with some level of expediency.
Various elements of the Postal Service haven’t yet realized how serious the situation is for the future of the mailing industry that depends on them.
Some USPS rules have not caught up with the times. One of the biggest offenders in this category has been how to subscribe to or request a magazine or newspaper.
Some in the publishing, printing and mailing industry have found ways to combat the onslaught of digital media by making use of the old adage of "sleeping with the enemy."
March is generally tagged with the subheading "March Madness" for the basketball playoffs. However, there are other factors including postal possibilities.
Recent meetings in Washington DC once again spoke of the declining revenues and seemingly impossible barriers to returning to postal financial stability.
The outlook for changes in publishers' postage costs next year ranges from virtually zero to the potential for double-digit increases that would put many publications out of business.