DeJoy: USPS was overwhelmed last year, but ready this time for the holidays
(CNN) - Postmaster General Louis DeJoy says the U.S. Postal Service is ready to deliver your packages during the peak holiday season.
“Regarding the peak season, I want to begin with three words: We are ready,” he said Wednesday.
DeJoy’s assertion comes after he previously apologized for slow mail delivery during last year’s peak season.
It also follows the unveiling of a 10-year plan for the Postal Service to incorporate a series of changes.
The changes were implemented last month and include longer first-class mail delivery times and cuts to post office hours.
The changes have no affect on about 60% of first-class mail and nearly all periodicals.
“We are ready. So send us your packages and your mail, and we will deliver timely,” DeJoy said.
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