USPS OIG Report: High Throughput Package Sorter at the Queens P&DC

Objective Our objective was to evaluate the performance and functionality of the Postal Serviceā€™s High Throughput Package Sorter (HTPS) at the Queens, NY, Processing and Distribution Center (P&DC) and determine whether planned transportation savings were realized. In February 2017, the Postal Service approved about $32.5 million for the purchase of its second HTPS machine to…

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Massive new USPS mail processing plant set to open soon in Portland, Oregon

By Bill McAllister – March 7, 2018 Sometime later this year, Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan is likely to head to Oregon for an unusual dedication. What she will be formally opening will be one of the largest mail-processing plants the United States Postal Service has created in an era of declining letter volume. The…

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USPSĀ Selects Lockheed Martin to provide Enhanced Package Processing System

OWEGO, N.Y., Nov. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin has been selected by the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to provide next generation package processing systems. The Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract, with a maximum potential value of $215 million, will provide up to 10 Enhanced Package Processing Systems (EPPS) which are capable of automatically…

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