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Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by dannyboy, Mar 7, 2010.

  1. dannyboy

    dannyboy From the promised LAND

    Why, since the postal service is in deep trouble, does UPS not attack it for what it is.

    They are running adds for the package portion of the business, but yet the bread and butter is losing money? How funny.

    Lets undercut what the competitors can deliver, but what they cant, we need to raise rates on.

    UPS, if done properly, could deal a serious blow to the package part of the post office.

  2. local804

    local804 Well-Known Member

    UPS moves a lot of mail here in NY for the USPS. Would be a good idea if we were not in bed with the enemy.
  3. helenofcalifornia

    helenofcalifornia Well-Known Member

    We have lost probably one truck in volume a day to the Post Office with the Basic Service.
  4. derf3733

    derf3733 Member

    Same here, I use to go to the Post Office once or twice a week with just 1 package. I'm now there daily with 5 or 6 pkgs. I've seen a huge climb in the number of packages headed to the Post Office for final delivery and my route is in a metro area. Can't imagine what a real rural route take to USPS
  5. ups2000

    ups2000 Member

    one post office i deliver to gets 15-20 a day now used to get 5 a week
  6. dilligaf

    dilligaf IN VINO VERITAS

    Our pcm yesterday consisted of getting sales leads because USPS is not going to del. on sats anymore. Hmmmmm......................
  7. dilligaf

    dilligaf IN VINO VERITAS

    Our rural rtes have increased the del volume by 100-200%. Everyday.