20 Things You Didn’t Know About The U.S. Postal Service
Big, if not unexpected news today, when the U.S. Postal Service announced they plan on no longer delivering mails on Saturday. Whether Congress will need to approve the measure and when it might go into effect are still up in the air.
Yes, the idea of mail service might seem passé to younger generations who get their paychecks via direct deposit and their junk mail filtered for them by Gmail instead of having to literally dump it in the trash.
But at its inception, the U.S. Postal Service was a modern marvel, providing daily service to millions of addresses across a vast American landscape.
Now, change seems inevitable. The Post Office is currently losing $25 million a day. Yes, you read that correctly: $25 million every single day. It’s adds up to a shocking annual loss of nearly $16 billion.
Didn’t know that? Read more about this and other facts in our gallery below…