I just heard from my customer. He got a call from UPS rep-he has been approved for Basic, but 100% of the pkgs will be USPS, not just the rural. The rep also told him that from now on, ALL new Basic shippers would be 100% USPS delivery (The current shippers would continue with just rural delivered by PO.) The reason the rep gave-"we are losing money on Basic right now, but FedEx is making money on SmartPost, so we have to have PO deliver the pkgs. PO delivers a pkg for $1.45, thats less than it costs for our own drivers". The customer told me his new rate is under 3 bucks! So whats to keep every new customer from demanding Basic and the $3 rate? I thought there was something in the Teamsters agreement that prohibited outsourcing to the PO!