Concerns on U.S. Postal Service closures
Reuters, September 9, 2011
EBay…may be among the most exposed e-commerce players affected by the massive post office closures at the U.S. Postal Service. The move by the USPS will impact e-commerce because when consumers buy a physical product online it has to be shipped, and often in the U.S. that’s carried out by the USPS.
“Any changes with any of the carriers that impact service are a big deal for e-commerce,” said Dan Weiss, vice president of operations at Shipwire, which stores and ships products for online merchants. See pdf copy. Read more here.