Postal Service could save money by reducing door-to-door delivery, report shows

The Washington Post: A recent watchdog report shows that the U.S. Postal Service could save a substantial amount of money by cutting back on door-to-door deliveries in exchange for dropping off mail at curbside and community mailboxes, the likes of which are often seen in office parks and new residential developments.

The Government Accountability Office said in its analysis that the alternative delivery methods cost 35 percent to 55 percent less than shuttling mail to every doorstep.

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