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Wait, Mr. Postman
Wait, Mr. Postman
The USPS has been streamlining operations, resulting in big layoffs. Next it will cut Saturday deliveries. To become profitable, it needs to lay off 220,000 more by 2015.

By Alex Konrad, reporter @FortuneMagazine - Last updated December 07 2011: 6:07 AM ET
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What to do with the postal service

Just about everyone knows that the postal service needs a makeover. The real challenge is in pushing reform through the legislative system.