OIG: Postal Service’s Limited Duty and Rehabilitation Programs Return to Work Processes in the Southern and Pacific Areas

Objective Our objective was to assess whether the U.S. Postal Service effectively managed its Limited Duty and Rehabilitation programs to ensure that injured employees in the Southern and Pacific areas who were deemed fit returned to work timely. The Postal Service‚Äôs Limited Duty and Rehabilitation programs help the agency meet its legal obligation to injured-on-duty…

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OIG: Voyager Fleet Card Management РGreat Lakes Area

Objective Our objective was to assess the effectiveness of internal controls over Voyager fleet cards used in delivery operations in the Great Lakes Area. U.S. Bank manages the Voyager Fleet Systems credit card program for the U.S. Postal Service, and actively monitors transactions to identify potentially fraudulent use of credit cards. Every Postal Service-owned vehicle…

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Oshkosh Teams With Ford On $6-Billion USPS Mail Truck Bid

By Jerry Hirsch – March 06, 2018 Ford Motor Co. is working with Oshkosh Corp. on a bid that could be worth more than $6 billion to develop the next mail truck for the U.S. Postal Service. At least one prototype of the truck, which is based on Ford‚Äôs Transit cargo van, was seen undergoing…

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USPS: Daylight saving time begins Sunday, March 11

Daylight saving time begins Sunday, March 11. Here are five things to know about the practice of turning back clocks for a few months each year. 1. Benjamin Franklin suggested the concept ‚ÄĒ as a kind of joke. In 1784, about a decade after Franklin‚Äôs tenure as Postmaster General ended, he penned a satirical letter…

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