jwolthuis - 3:37 pm on Nov 16, 2011 (gmt 0)
... because companies hooked their carts into UPS' API unaware that the USPS offers API for their services too.
So, postal problems are because of naive programmers?
... when the USPS could have shipped it First Class for $1.25.
That rate is due to regulation by the PRC, not because USPS is 20-times more efficient than UPS or FedEx to AK and HI. USPS loses money on that shipment.