USPS OIG Report: Management of Postal Zones

Objective Our objective was to evaluate the accuracy of Postal Service “zone”-based postage rates. These rates apply to select mail products including Priority Mail, Bound Printed Matter, Parcel Select, First Class Package Service, and Periodicals. The total volume of competitive and market dominant mail that included zone pricing was 10.1 billion of the 142.4 billion…

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USPS: System simplifies employee scheduling

The Postal Service is introducing a system to help managers and supervisors improve employee scheduling. The Informed Visibility Employee Scheduler (IVES) will standardize scheduling throughout the organization. The online application will provide automated tools that will allow managers and supervisors to create optimized, lean and accurate employee schedules based on budget, productivity and operational needs….

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USPS to deploy new transportation monitoring application July 11-Sep 30

USPS will replace TIMESWeb, the application used to monitor highway contract routes and postal vehicle transportation, later this year. SVWeb, the new application, will incorporate all transportation data into one database and offer full visibility of the transportation network and container movement. The application will be available to all processing operations sites, including non-scanning sites….

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