Jun 18, 2011

Seven US Post Office Facts

Did you know that the amount of first class mail through the US Post Office has been less than junk mail since 2005.
The Post Office cannot lay off staff because union contracts prohibit layoffs.
It lost $20 billion since 2007.
Eighty percent of Post Offices lose money each year. 
Federal law forbids closing post offices for solely economic reasons.
FedEx spends 43% of its budget on staff and the Post Office spends 80% on staff.
More than 47% of all mail does not go through the Post Office, but to competitors.