No service changes associated with this Request will be implemented earlier than some time in the first half of April 2012.
The effects will probably not be felt until early April of 2012, said Dave Williams, Vice President of Operations. In a press conference Monday, Williams said that there’s really no choice for the USPS – slashes in spending and staffing simply have to be done.“Our network is simply too big to handle the revenues coming in today. But more importantly, way too big for what we’re projecting in the future,” he said. “We have to do this; we have to make this change for the postal service to become financially viable.”USPS Announces Major Cuts to Spending, Staffing to Take Effect in April 2012 via Fox news Insider
The U.S. Postal Service announces cost-cutting measures designed to keep it from running out of cash by next summer. USPS Notice To PRC Requesting Changes To Service Standards
Assuming a 60-day comment period and an additional 30 days to consider and address all comments before determining whether to publish notice of a final rule change in the Federal Register, the rulemaking can not realistically conclude until some time in the first half of March 2012. No service changes associated with this Request will be implemented earlier than some time in the first half of April 2012.