USPS Reform Bill & CSCR®️ Executive Director Insights

The new USPS reform bill could rattle supply chains, as said in a recent article published by Supply Chain Dive. CSCR Executive Director, Steve Tracey, was quoted and consulted for his opinion and stance in creating this article.

The new USPS reform bill could rattle supply chains, as said in a recent article published by Supply Chain Dive. CSCR®️ Executive Director, Steve Tracey, was quoted and consulted for his opinion and stance in creating this article.

To sum, if passed, the Postal Service Reform Act of 2018 will allow the United States Post Office to ship alcohol and minimize rate increases. The bill also requires the USPS to come up with a plan to manage their debt, and stabilize USPS as an integral part of domestic and international supply chains. With the growing rise of e-commerce and e-shipment, USPS as well as other 3PLs need to improve their operations and shipping rates for e-commerce businesses. If the bill passes, it would allow USPS to ship alcohol from e-commerce companies, a primarily hot spot in the startup business today.

Executive Director of the Center for Supply Chain Research, Steve Tracey, believes this bill could be good for USPS, putting them in a position to turn a profit. He said, “... [if the USPS were allowed] more dynamic pricing flexibility as a market participant... [then the USPS might be able to turn a profit.]”

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