USPS OIG Report: Review of Mixed Delivery and Collection Vehicles Acquisition

Objective Our objective was to determine whether the Postal Service’s mixed delivery and collection vehicles acquisition achieved the performance metrics, expected costs, and savings. The mixed delivery and collection vehicle fleet primarily supports Postal Service operations such as mail collection, mixed package delivery routes, and relay drop-offs for city carriers. However, the existing fleet of…

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Postal Service moves ahead with delivery fleet contract

By Andy Medici – April 16, 2015 The Postal Service has narrowed the list of companies competing for a multibillion dollar contract to supply the agency with its next generation of delivery vehicles The agency released a list of pre-qualified sources for the contract April 14, which include Ford motor company, AM General LLC, Fiat…

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USPS: In the driver’s seat – Employee input sought for next generation of vehicles

USPS wants employees to help design its next generation of delivery vehicles. The Postal Service’s surging package volume and aging fleet have prompted the organization to begin developing ideas for newer, better vehicles. One goal: to take advantage of the automotive industry’s recent advances in safety, fuel efficiency, design, and convenience features, as well as…

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