Oshkosh Corporation to Display Next Generation Delivery Vehicle at 2024 ACT Expo

OSHKOSH, Wis. (May 21, 2024) – Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), a leading innovator of purpose-built vehicles and equipment, will showcase two electrified, route-based fleet vehicles in booth #2717 at ACT Expo in Las Vegas from May 20-23, 2024. Oshkosh is leading the way in electrifying purpose-built, route-based commercial fleet vehicles. The Company has introduced industry-altering, electrified products in nearly every…

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USPS: Get a sneak peek at new delivery vehicles

April 19. 2024 The Postal Service’s next-generation delivery vehicles, or NGDVs, will begin arriving this summer, The Eagle magazine reports in its latest issue. A detailed graphic in the feature “Vehicle for Growth” shows how NGDVs will offer increased cargo space and enough clearance for a person to stand inside and work. Safety features will…

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USPS OIG Report: Contract Trucking Safety and Compliance

Background The U.S. Postal Service and its contracted trucking companies and drivers play a key role in transporting and maintaining the safety and security of the mail. The Postal Service has approximately 4,600 trucking contracts (highway contract routes and freight auction services) with associated costs of $5.2 billion. The Postal Service’s ability to effectively manage…

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Here’s how USPS employees should deal with used batteries

February 22, 2024 The Postal Service wants employees to follow the proper procedures for the handling, storage and disposal of used batteries. Many used batteries contain hazardous components and cannot be tossed in the trash. These batteries are typically regulated as universal waste and include dead batteries from mobile scanners, phones, laptops and other electronic…

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Postal Service vehicles are government property, penalties are stiff for unauthorized use

February 1, 2024 The Postal Service wants employees to remember they have a duty to conserve and protect government property — including USPS vehicles. The organization’s vehicles should not be used: • To commute between home and work; • To go on vacation; • To transport unauthorized persons such as a child, relative or friend;…

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USPS Unveils First Postal Electric Vehicle Charging Stations and Electric Delivery Vehicles

Hundreds of new USPS Sorting and Delivery Centers to be equipped with infrastructure to power more than 66,000 USPS electric delivery vehicles Agency also debuted newly purchased commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) electric delivery vehicles  Rollout of nation’s largest electric vehicle fleet part of 10-year Delivering for America® plan to modernize the nation’s postal network ATLANTA — Today,…

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USPS OIG Report: Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Acquisition – Testing, Performance, and Contract Oversight

Background To manage its aging delivery fleet while supporting financial and environmental sustainability strategies from its ten-year plan, the U.S. Postal Service is investing $9.6 billion, including $3 billion in congressional funding, to electrify its delivery vehicles and procure electric vehicle supply equipment — more commonly known as charging stations. In preparation for charging station…

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USPS Notice of Availability of Updated Record of Decision for Next Generation Delivery Vehicles Acquisitions

December 8, 2023 To replace existing delivery vehicles nationwide that have reached the end of their service life, the U.S. Postal Service has determined that it will implement the Preferred Alternative set forth in its September 29, 2023, Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS). The Preferred Alternative is the purchase and deployment of a mixed…

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