This week the Postal Provider revealed intends to transfer to mostly of the remaining frontiers of bundle distribution – Sundays.
Under a new negotiated solution agreement authorized by the Postal Regulatory Commission, e-tailing monster Amazon.com will use the Postal Service’s Parcel Select solution to deliver anything from garments to garden tools on Sundays. This program is working now when you look at the New York and la urban centers, with a rollout in the pipeline in 2014 in Dallas, Houston, brand new Orleans, and Phoenix, among others.
Sunday delivery is not exactly brand new. The Postal provider delivers 1 week per week using the advanced Priority Mail Express item. So, what’s truly brand new is the low cost for the service – making it a good choice for customers.
Using the Postal Service’s common distribution network Amazon.com has the capacity to hold its prices down and, as an example, offer its Amazon Prime people who have endless, no-cost two-day shipping the flexibleness for packages on Sundays.
The Postal provider faces rigid competition since it seeks to develop its package business and make use of the surge in e-commerce. But it features seen considerable gains in its parcel sector through innovations eg flat rate Priority Mail packaging.
Using this latest move, the Postal provider is wanting to bolster its market place in business-to-consumer shipping and also to more distinguish it self from its primary competitors – FedEx and UPS.