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Amazon, NRF forge new group to lobby around USPS

August 3, 2018

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This new group is a diverse one, with retail and retail-adjacent companies that are natural rivals coming together in support of a postal system that is often criticized as a drain on taxpayers.

With e-commerce growing, USPS service is even more important, the group said. “The USPS delivers packages to every home in America, provides seven day a week service, and connects millions of small businesses with customers across the globe — without it, consumers would have fewer shipping options, reduced service in rural areas, and prices would drastically increase,” Blair Anderson, director of transportation policy at Amazon, said in a statement.

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