USPS is installing faster package sorters

The Postal Service is installing new package sorting equipment at 30 facilities across the nation. The automated delivery unit sorters join 22 others that were installed in delivery units earlier this year during the initial phase of the rollout. “By automating package sorting in delivery units, [these] machines will significantly reduce operational costs and improve…

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Are UPS Results Bad for the U.S. Postal Service?

Tuesday’s earnings report from United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) disappointed investors, not because the package delivery service missed estimates but because the company expects to invest more money to help it avoid the problems it had delivering packages during the past holiday season. Companies that invest in the future at the expense of paying…

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