Confessions of a USPS worker: Delivering Amazon parcels ’till we drop’

June 13, 2019 Gavin van Marle

This is what it is like to work at the coalface of the e-commerce economy. A first-hand account, published on the blog platform Medium, details the day-to-day travails of a US Postal Service (USPS) worker and the huge pressure he and others find themselves under as a result of the large number of packages delivered on behalf of Amazon. “It’s a constructed funding shortage that Amazon has exploited for its ...

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