As technology continues to reshape how Americans conduct business, the Post Office says the change reflects the strong growth of the packaging business and responds to financial realities.
Last year the post office lost 16 billion dollars dur to mainly mandatory costs for future retiree health benefits.
"We feel the impact on our customers in Shreveport will be minor, just a blip. It really translates into controlling overtime costs and obviously through attrition. This is not a pink slip opportunity for the post office to save money," USPS Southern Manager John Friess said.