USPS OIG Report: Manual Parcel Processing Operations at the Harrisburg P&DC

Background The Harrisburg Processing & Distribution Center is in the Central PA District of the Eastern Area. During fiscal year (FY) 2019, it manually processed 86.9 million letters, 11.4 million flats, and 1.6 million parcels. Mail is processed manually when its dimensions or address quality prevent it from being processed on mail processing equipment. It…

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USPS: Acting Eastern Area VP announced

Angela Curtis has been appointed Eastern Area’s acting vice president. The area is home to more than 50 million customers in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Tennessee, West Virginia, Delaware, Kentucky, Western New York and portions of New Jersey, Virginia and Indiana. Eastern Area has more than 85,000 employees who work in 35 processing and distribution centers, four…

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USPS OIG Report: Mail Delivery Issues – West Park Station 

Background This report presents the results of our self-initiated audit of Mail Delivery Issues – West Park Station, Philadelphia, PA (Project Number 19RG030DRT000). The West Park Station is in the Philadelphia Metro District of the Eastern Area. This audit was designed to provide U.S. Postal Service management with timely information on potential delivery risks at…

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USPS OIG: Emergency Suspension Process

In the last several months we’ve seen a lot of post offices suspend operations due to extreme weather. But natural disasters aren’t the only reason for emergency suspensions. U.S. Postal Service district managers may also suspend the operations of any post office, station, or branch under its jurisdiction for: Termination of a lease or rental…

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USPS Eastern Area Stand-Up Talk: Remembering our colleagues

This morning at 8:50am, the employees of the Philadelphia P&DC were gathered together for this stand-up talk and a moment of silence.

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OIG Report: Facility Condition Reviews – Eastern Area

Background The U.S. Postal Service has more than 30,000 leased and owned retail facilities nationwide. Over 5,800 of these facilities are in the Eastern Area. The Post Office lobby is the principal business office of the Postal Service. The lobby’s appearance directly affects the Postal Service’s image because it is the only close-up view of…

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USPS OIG: Lease Cost Saving Opportunities – Eastern Area

White Papers – SM-WP-15-002 – 05/12/2015 The U.S. Postal Service leases more than 23,000 buildings, consisting of about 79 million interior square feet. It pays more than $800 million annually to lease these properties. The Eastern Area has 10 districts covering parts of New York and extending as far south as Tennessee. As of September…

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