USPS OIG: Management Alert — International Export Package Advanced Electronic Data

Background The Postal Service, as a major international postal organization, has key responsibilities related to the collection and exchange of advance electronic data (AED) for international packages. These responsibilities were further clarified when Congress passed the Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention (STOP) Act of 2018 to help stem the flow of opioids shipped to the…

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USPS CFO reports on FY 2021 results (video)

December 3, 2021 USPS reported mixed results for fiscal year 2021, but fully enacting the Delivering for America plan will help put the organization back in the black, Chief Financial Officer Joe Corbett says in his latest “Dollars and Change” video. For fiscal year 2021 (Oct. 1, 2020-Sept. 30, 2021), total revenue was $77.1 billion,…

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USPS OIG: Fall 2021 Semiannual Report to Congress

The Office of Inspector General is tasked with ensuring efficiency, accountability, and integrity in the U.S. Postal Service. We also have the distinct mission of helping to maintain confidence in the mail and postal system, as well as to improve the Postal Service’s bottom line. We use audits and investigations to help protect the integrity…

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PMG DeJoy says USPS is prepared (video)

November 23, 2021 In his latest video message, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy says the Postal Service is in good shape for the coming holiday season. “We told the country and our customers that we are ready for their holiday mail and packages,” DeJoy says. “I am proud to say that we are all delivering on…

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USPS OIG Report: Fiscal Year 2022 Peak Mailing Season Preparedness

Objective Our objective was to evaluate U.S. Postal Service’s preparedness for the fiscal year (FY) 2022 peak mailing season. Each year, increased mail volume during the Postal Service’s peak mailing season —November through January — significantly strains the Postal Service’s processing and distribution network. During the peak mailing season of FY 2021, package volume increased…

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President Biden Announces Nominees for USPS Board of Governors

President Biden Announces Nominees for United States Postal Service Board of Governors NOVEMBER 19, 2021 Today, President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate two leaders to the bipartisan United States Postal Service Board of Governors to replace outgoing Governors Ron Bloom and John Barger. Daniel Tangherlini, Nominee for Governor, United States Postal Service Derek…

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USPS OIG Five Year Strategic Plan ― Fiscal Years 2022-2026

In this Five-Year Strategic Plan for FYs 2022—2026, we present our strategic goals and implementation strategies, which reflect our ongoing effort to align with Postal Service and stakeholder strategies. Our three strategic goals are: Promote Efficiency and Effectiveness of Postal Operations -Make recommendations that enhance service and improve operational economy efficiency and effectiveness. -Explore emerging…

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