Ronald Stroman, one of three new members of President Biden’s board of directors, on Friday called the plan “strategically ill-conceived,” according to a report.
Another new member, Anton Hajjar, worried about a proposed plan to end air mail delivery, saying the potential savings were not “quantified”.
Stroman, a former deputy post minister, told the board of governors meeting that the country was only beginning to emerge from a global pandemic and that first-class mail delivery was well below pre-crisis levels. pandemic.
The changes, he added, “are having a disproportionate impact on our seniors, middle- and low-income Americans, [and] small businesses, which are our most loyal customers and the most dependent on us.
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy announced his ten-year postal service restructuring plan in March. The cost reduction plan includes streamlining operations and reducing dependence on air service for mail delivery.