USPS OIG Report: Delayed Mail at the Denver P&DC

Objective The objective of our audit was to determine the cause of mail processing delays reported at the Denver, CO, Processing and Distribution Center (P&DC). The Postal Service reports mail processing delays when mail is not processed in time to meet its established delivery or when mail is processed but not on the dock in…

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What Are Your Experiences with the High Throughput Package Sorter?

Project Title: Performance of the High Throughput Package Sorter at the Queens, NY, P&DC Start Date: Monday, October 29, 2018 Estimated Report Release Date: April 2019 The rapid growth of ecommerce has created many opportunities for the Postal Service. This holiday season, online spending is expected to grow between 17 and 22 percent; driving package…

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USPS: Gift-giving guidance offered for employees

Although federal ethics rules apply all year long, the Postal Service’s Ethics Office wants employees to remember that compliance is especially important during the holidays. The Ethics Office Blue page has a presentation to help employees become familiar with the rules, which are known as the standards of ethical conduct. The presentation includes the standards…

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USPS: Informed Visibility module to streamline mail inventory process

Mail inventory at USPS processing facilities is about to get easier. The Postal Service will soon introduce Mail Condition Visualization (MCV), an Informed Visibility module that will provide users with near-real-time data, allowing them to quickly address issues and adjust flows at the mail processing facilities where they work. MCV receives near-real-time information on mail-related…

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USPS OIG: Cybersecurity Decision Analysis Reports Review

Objective Our objective was to assess whether Decision Analysis Reports (DAR) I and II cybersecurity investments’ stated performance metrics aligned with the Corporate Information Security Office (CISO) strategic and cost objectives. To establish a sound cybersecurity foundation, the Postal Service has made significant investments in information security. In 2015, the Postal Service approved [redacted] million…

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USPS OIG Report: No Sale Transactions in Dallas, TX

Background This report presents the results of our self-initiated audit of No Sale Transactions – Dallas, TX, Mockingbird Finance Station. The Mockingbird Finance Station is in the Dallas District of the Southern Area. This audit was designed to provide U.S. Postal Service management with timely information on potential financial control risks at Postal Service locations….

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USPS OIG Report: Mail Delivery Issues in San Antonio, TX

Background This report presents the results of our self-initiated audit to evaluate mail delivery issues on selected routes at the San Antonio – Heritage Station. The Heritage Station is in the Rio Grande District of the Southern Area. We conducted the audit to provide U.S. Postal Service management with timely information on potential operational risks…

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NPMHU: Increase in Mail Handler Wage Rates Nov. 24, 2018

Effective November 24, 2018 — For career mail handlers, the basic annual salary for each grade and step of Table One and Table Two shall be increased by an amount equal to 1.3% of the basic annual salary for the grade and step in effect on May 20, 2016. This is the third of three-scheduled…

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