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Mail could take longer to get to you, USPS says
The new changes will go into effect at United States Postal Service offices starting Friday, Oct. 1. Service that's been a 1 to 3 day guarantee could now take five days.
if you still mail your bills get on it five on your sides. Monica Liberty tells us the post office is changing delivery times starting friday. So if you feel something locally the U. S. Postal service says you probably will not notice a difference. But first class mail that has to travel a longer distance will take longer to arrive. Mhm. Mhm. Mhm. When was the last time you put a letter or bill in the mail? Some of us more recently than others since plenty of people still don't pay bills online it's all the more reason to pay attention to a U. S. Postal service. Change effective friday october 1st arrival times could take longer for mail. You use a stamp to send as well as packages and magazines. It's been a 123 day guarantee but now could take five days. The United States Postal Service says male traveling the greatest distances will be most affected. They're relying less on planes and more on trucks to keep costs at reasonable levels and help keep postage rates affordable. Bottom line if a bill or card needs to arrive by a certain date, get it out earlier. Your late fees are not the Postal service's problem. The postal service says they believe this change will improve service reliability and increase efficiency. Either way let your family and friends know about the potential delays. Monica Liberty WRL News five on your side