Brief insight about location analysis of united states postal service
The Postal Service in USA is suffering from decreasing demands because of COVID-19 pandemic. As the mail volume dipping and businesses are cutting their advertisements, the USPS might toil to the halt and become bankrupt soon!
The effects of Coronavirus on USPS is amongst the reasons to go bankrupt, USPS has lost billions every year in the last decade because of the digital era. Due to volume of the first-class mail, a big share of USPS’s key revenue, has been fading over time. Though its public responsibilities have not grownup or changed much, resulting in the financial problems.
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USPS has got a steady increase in total Google searches in the last few months. This looks like people looking for the US Postal Services are mainly from states having least numbers of post offices.
Alaska trailed by Hawaii, Vermont, Nevada, and Wyoming are the states having maximum USPS searches on Google. Wyoming, Hawaii, and Vermont are the states having the lowest USPS locations in USA.
For the residents of Alaska, travelling by air is a way for essentials and emergencies like medicines. You have bigger air carriers that take the mail or freight across the states, though only USPS is sending packages and mails to all the remote villages in the state. USPS is playing a significant role in linking Alaska with the rest of country.
There are total 31,263 USPS locations within USA across 50 different states.
All USPS locations are focused in the states having populated towns. You may notice in this USPS map that there is weak presence of the locations of US post office within western regions.
New York is leading the way having 1,861 locations of US post office, tailed by Pennsylvania with 1,832 locations and California with 1,679 locations. The chart given below indicates the best 5 states having maximum USPS locations:
Rhode Island, Hawaii, and Delaware are the states having minimum locations of US post offices. Total USPS locations for the lowest 5 states include merely 1.6% of the overall USPS locations.
USPS offices are situated in 17,092 different cities. Chicago having 66 locations is leading with highest USPS locations, trailed by New York City with 60 locations, and Brooklyn with 58 locations respectively.
USPS is very important for the USA rural communities as it is obliged to serve everybody under the federal law. As this is the public service, the rates are lower. Different other mailing services including UPS and FedEx are not having many post offices or postal workers as extensively spread as the USPS. In the USPS map, one can see that locations of post offices are scattered within remote areas, whereas people rely on the USPS to get last-mile delivery. People will need to travel longer distances for their mailing requirements in case of USPS shutdown.
The postal services are also important while comes to do voting through mail. Remote regions are not having a voting zone, therefore for the communities having a bigger elder population, doing voting through mail is permitted. In case, USPS closes, voting rights of these people would be restricted.
Some solutions are available like USPS taking banking services for increasing revenue or transferring the postal services to stop job loss. Though, the sharp emergency induced due to COVID-19 pandemic is captivating USPS for the government support.
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