August 21, 2020

Booksellers to America: Save the Post Office

Booksellers to America: Save the Post Office Aug 21 2020 At a time when the USPS is facing severe cuts and the Postmaster General is talking about introducing scaled rates depending on location, Danny Caine, owner of the Raven bookstore, in Lawrence, Kansas makes a clear case for the importance of the Post Office to bookstores: I recently did an experiment: I used my bookstore’s postage software to generate three quotes for shipping the same hardcover book to the same address. I knew how it would end up, but the results still shocked me. FedEx Home Delivery: $14.03. UPS Ground:...

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