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Details: Research the United States Postal Service (http://www.usps.com/about/welcome.htm). After reviewing of all the documents you can find on the web and in libraries, write a 3-page response to the following questions:

1. What is the most important problem facing the United States Postal Service?

2. What recommendation(s) would you make to the United States Postal Service, and in what order of priorities?

3. How do you balance between your commitment to shareholders/owners and your commitment to the community?

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The response addresses the queries posted in 1140 words with references.

//Prior to discuss about the problems, which are faced by the United States Postal Service (USPS), firstly we will discuss about it. It will help to understand the problems of USPS effectively. To find out the information about USPS, first we will search on the web and the libraries. The information about USPS would be provided under heading Introduction.

The United States Postal Service

The United States Postal Service (USPS) is the agency, which provides postal services in the United States. This independent agency of United States is also known as the post office or postal services. In terms of employees, it is the second largest company of the US. A continuous strategic planning also focuses on the potential development of USPS. The strategic function of the organization helps to communicate and integrate all the major initiatives to fulfill the strategic goals (United States Postal Service, 2009).

//After discussing about USPS, now as per the direction, we will discuss some of the important problems, which are faced by the organization.

Problems Faced by USPS

There are various problems, which are faced by USPS in the current environment. The most important problem for United States Postal Service is an increase in the pressure of various competitors, which are emerging in the form of several electronic communication service providers. An increase in the electronic communication service providers is causing a decrease in the demand of basic products used in the letter mail postal service. The reduction in the demand for letter mail products would also be continued because of the increase in the technological environment. It is because; the different market forces are causing an increase in the growth of e-commerce. The current product mix of USPS is not meeting with the current requirements of the postal services, which is causing the ...

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