Laredo, Texas.—The United States Postal Service announced that starting September 27, it will begin “same day” and “next day” deliveries in this city and other southern Texas cities; The expedited delivery programs have already gone through beta testing in other cities and metropolitan areas of the state.
The Postal Service launched a pilot program in South Texas that would allow same-day delivery and announced that it would bring its pilot program called “Connect Local” to 35 sites; The program promises to help the global logistics problem that has raised international transportation costs by up to 400 percent while solving the problem of “last mile” or delivery to the end buyer.
Launched July 19 at seven sites in Dallas and Houston, the USPS Connect Local Pilot Program provides same-day or next-day delivery for local businesses and organizations.
“This is part of a larger USPS Connect program that is being rolled out in phases to help businesses meet growing consumer demand for faster local and regional delivery and returns,” USPS said in a press release last Thursday. Is.”
“Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor night” would be a deterrent in delivering correspondence to the United States Postal Service (USPS), the unofficial slogan of this institution of origin as old as the American nation.
In fact, the postal service in the United States is one of the major engines of economy and commerce due to its reliability and accuracy; In fact, during the last presidential election, former President Donald Trump cut the flow of federal funds and ordered changes so that voters’ ballots, which had to be mailed by age and especially due to the COVID19 pandemic, were faced delay. mainly in democratic areas.
According to Bob Bisterfeld, CEO of CH Robinson, one of the world’s largest logistics firms, “The vast network of ports, container ships and trucking companies carrying goods around the world is very complex and shipping costs are skyrocketing.
This is worrying news for retailers and Christmas shoppers,” he said, adding that one of the most expensive sections because of the spread of delivery is the so-called “last mile” and that process is precisely the section the US Postal Service is trying to do. solution.
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