USPS OIG: Nonmachinable Outside Parcels Pilot Program

Audit Report – MS-MA-15-003 – 11/05/2014 Background Nonmachinable Outside (NMO) parcels are packages that, because of their size, weight, or other characteristics, cannot be processed through automation and must be handled through a more labor-intensive and costly manual process. The term “outside” is used for these parcels because they cannot be placed in sacks or…

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USPS OIG: Highway Contract Routes — Extra Trips — Greensboro District

Audit Report – NO-AR-14-012 – 09/23/2014 Background The U.S. Postal Service uses highway contract routes (HCR) to transport mail between its facilities. An extra trip is an infrequent trip made in addition those that are outlined in the contract. The Postal Service must complete a Postal Service Form 5397 to authorize an extra trip and…

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