Trump Task Force Proposes Major Postal Service Overhaul

A task force created by President Donald Trump is proposing a broad overhaul of the U.S. Postal Service, including cutting costs, relying on private partners and charging more for “nonessential services,” in a report released Tuesday.

The report recommends that the Postal Service develop a new pricing model that would remove current price caps and charge market-based prices for mail and packages that were not deemed to be “essential postal services.” That recommendation could raise costs for Amazon and other major businesses that are currently using the Postal Service to supplement their delivery operations.

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