U.S. Postal Service Delays Next-Generation Mail Truck Contract Again Due To Coronavirus

The U.S. Postal Service has postponed the date for awarding a $6.3 billion contract to build its new mail trucks to next year due to challenges posed by the coronavirus.

“The COVID-19 pandemic previously resulted in the expected production award being pushed to the end of 2020. However, amid continuing COVID-19 concerns, and in order to provide for capital investment activities and required approvals, the program schedule has been revised and a decision is now planned for quarter 2 of fiscal year 2021 (January to March 2021),” the agency said in a media release.

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Gary Gastelu