Package Coalition Statement on U.S. Postal Service’s Ten-Year Plan

Washington, D.C. - The following is a statement from Package Coalition Chairman, Secretary John McHugh, in response to today’s release of the U.S. Postal Service’s ten-year plan:

“The Postal Service’s continued commitment to affordable package delivery services reflects the critical role ecommerce and the Postal Service will play in the future growth of the American economy.  A thriving, competitive package industry is good for American businesses and good for consumers.

“The Package Coalition commends the Postal Service for embracing the importance of investing in the future to maintain a 6 to 7-day-a-week integrated delivery network for mail and packages.  We look forward to continuing our work with policymakers and the Postal Service to preserve an affordable, reliable and profitable postal package delivery system.”

About The Package Coalition
The Package Coalition is an alliance of America’s top retail, e-commerce and logistics companies committed to preserving reliable and affordable postal package delivery services. The Postal Service delivers packages directly to the doorstep of more than 160 million delivery addresses across the country, contributing trillions of dollars to the US economy and supporting millions of jobs and small and medium sized businesses. For more information on The Package Coalition, visit and follow us on Twitter @PkgCoalition.