The US Postal Service announced their plan to stop delivering mail on Saturdays, an effort which could save them 2 billion dollars every year. Say so long to Saturday mail deliveries. As of August, they'll be a thing of the past. The growth of email and other online services has taken quite a toll on the post office. As first class delivery dwindles, the post office has been losing up to 25 million dollars every day. Source --- I foresee other shipping services raising prices due to the fact they deliver on Saturdays.