USPS to levy temporary parcel hikes on high-volume shippers

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) said Friday it plans to impose temporary rate increases on a broad range of domestic parcel delivery products as it copes with higher volumes and costs due to the coronavirus pandemic and seeks to generate additional revenue to help it stay afloat.

The increases, which would begin Oct. 18 and are slated to run through Dec. 27, will be directed at high-volume commercial shippers using USPS’ “competitive” parcel products subject to market competition and not...

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