Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Now Serving Number 59.

I've visited three post offices in which waiting customers don't just stand in line; they take a number and get called up to be "served"! Just like a New York deli. Has anyone else witnessed this before? And if so, is this system more prevalent in certain postal districts / areas of the country?

(I can't take photos of the system in action, for obvious reasons. But it's interesting to see people standing around the lobby and checking out the Hallmark cards / philatelic sections of these offices, or sitting and writing letters, while waiting "in line". Might this system even boost auxiliary sales?)

Gainesville, Florida: General Mail Facility [retail station]

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

never seen that at the post office and it sounds like a good system (pep)