USPS OIG Report: Facility Condition Reviews ― Pacific Area

Background The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has more than 30,000 leased and owned retail facilities nationwide. Over 1,600 of these facilities are in the Pacific Area. The post office lobby is the principal business office of the USPS. The lobby’s appearance directly affects the USPS’ image because it is the only close-up view of postal…

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USPS OIG Report: Field Material Handling Projects

Background The U.S. Postal Service has one of the largest material handling systems in the world for moving mail. It uses more than 8,500 pieces of mail processing equipment to sort over 153 billion mailpieces annually. Since fiscal year (FY) 2014, the Postal Service has, on average, invested about $36 million annually in field material…

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USPS: Contract covering data center employees approved

The American Postal Workers Union (APWU) has ratified a contract that covers approximately 1,100 USPS employees in Information Technology and Accounting Services. The employees work in Postal Service data centers in St. Louis; Eagan, MN; San Mateo, CA; and Wilkes-Barre, PA. “Overall, this agreement is in the best interest of our employees, customers and the…

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