Our customers see strong value in the national delivery platform we provide and maintaining a six-day delivery schedule for packages is an important part of that platform. As consumers increasingly use and rely on delivery services — especially due to the rise of e-commerce — we can play an increasingly vital role as a delivery provider of choice, and as a driver of growth opportunities for America’s businesses.
Here's a look at the trend that kept USPS open for package deliveries on Saturday:
E-commerce won't save USPS, but it certainly can't hurt. The agency lost $15.9 billion in fiscal 2012, had an $11.1 billion default the same year and is nearly out of liquidity and borrowing authority.