USPS OIG Report: Transfer of Mail Processing Operations from Selected Facilities

Background In April 2021, the U.S. Postal Service announced that, due to declining mail volume, it would relocate or remove unnecessary letter and flat sorting equipment as appropriate from 18 selected facilities to make space for package processing. What We Did Our objective was to review the Postal Service’s plan to transfer processing operations from…

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USPS plans nationwide reduction in Mail Processing Equipment due to mail volume decline

As a result in the reduction in letter and flat mail volume, The Postal Service is planning to reduce the number of Advanced Facer Canceler Systems (AFCS), Delivery Bar Code Sorters (DBCS), Automated Flat Sorting Machine 100s (AFSM100), and Flat Sequencing Systems (FSS) in its mail processing facilities. The subject reduction is anticipated to take…

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Postal Service Revenue Topped Projections During Pandemic, Lawmakers Say

By Zachary Stieber – June 9, 2020 U.S. Postal Service revenue rose by hundreds of millions of dollars during the COVID-19 pandemic, undercutting warnings the agency would collapse if not given federal funding, a group of lawmakers said. The post office should revise its projections, given that revenue during the first 11 weeks of the…

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