As eCommerce continues to grow, so, too, does the U.S. Postal Service’s package volume. In August 2015, the Postal Service forecasted package growth of 4 to 7 percent annually through 2020. The Postal Service’s strategy is to increase package volume and revenue to help offset declining letter mail revenue. At the same time, its operational philosophy is that it is not cost effective to invest in package processing machines solely to meet peak season demand.
It’s not easy to find something the entire postal community can agree on. But the U.S. Postal Service’s need to replace its delivery vehicles just might get all heads nodding.
Given package volume growth, the Postal Service needs vehicles with increased cargo-handling capacity to replace...Read More