U.S.P.S. http://wamc.org en Postal Service to cut Saturday mail to trim costs http://wamc.org/post/postal-service-cut-saturday-mail-trim-costs <p>WASHINGTON (AP) — The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service says it plans to stop delivering mail on Saturdays, but continue delivering packages six days a week.</p><p>In an announcement scheduled for later today, the service is expected to say the cut, beginning in August, would mean a cost saving of about $2 billion annually.</p><p>The move accentuates one of the agency's strong points — package delivery has increased by 14 percent since 2010. The delivery of letters and other mail has declined with the increasing use of email and other Internet use.</p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 13:00:51 +0000 Associated Press 57278 at http://wamc.org Postal Service to cut Saturday mail to trim costs