USPS is testing elimination of four Extra Services forms

The Postal Service has eliminated four Extra Services forms at some Retail Systems Software (RSS) sites. In a test underway at RSS sites in Capital and Northern Virginia districts, these color-coded forms are no longer required: PS Form 3804 Return Receipt for Merchandise PS Form 3813 Insured Mail Receipt (domestic only, $500 and under) PS…

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USPS OIG Management Alert – Capital and Northern Virginia District Courier Service

Summary The Brentwood and Merrifield post offices and the Curseen-Morris and Merrifield P&DCs left remittance mail unattended and did not supervise courier pick-ups, did not maintain courier logs, and had no caller service standard operating procedures (SOP) for local couriers. These conditions occurred because management did not implement sufficient controls to adequately safeguard and ensure…

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OIG Audit Report: City Letter Carriers Returning After 5.P.M. – Capital District

Audit Report – DR-AR-14-006 – 07/21/2014 Background In recent years, more city letter carriers have been returning from their delivery routes after 5 p.m. Safety concerns increase after dark and a number of recent incidents of violence against carriers have been reported in the media. Media have also reported that customers are unhappy when their…

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