It seems the pricing of parcels in today’s market is a lot like the story of Goldilocks and the three bears (with the U.S. Postal Service playing the role of Goldilocks): If USPS sets prices too high, it opens the door for the big retailers to come in and make their own deliveries. If it prices them too low, it loses money. It needs to price parcel delivery services just right.
It’s slightly ironic that a system centered on delivering hard copy communications has one of the world’s largest Information Technology (IT) infrastructures.
But once you consider that the U.S. Postal Service has more than 31,000 retail locations, hundreds of thousands of employees, and...Read More