|Locals shrug at loss of Saturday service|
|Written by Staff Reports|
|Friday, February 08, 2013 6:28 PM|
Given the evolution of customer’s behaviors and technological advancements, the Postal Service needed to adjust the way it does business and has focused its services around package delivery. Since 2010, the delivery of letters and other mail has plummeted. The “going green” initiative, convenience of the Internet and digital downloads and subscriptions have decreased the bulk of paper letters, billing statements and magazines, but online purchases have increased package shipping by 14 percent.
A recent survey conducted at the Delphos Post Office indicates postal customers feel stopping mail delivery on Saturdays will not affect them and does not matter. Amy Musser will not miss the bills showing up in her mailbox on Saturdays. The one drawback is timing—getting her mailed payments into the mail so they arrive at their proper destination on time.
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