USPS OIG Report: Highway Contract Route Fuel Price Index Program Effectiveness

Objective Our objective was to determine the effectiveness of the March 2017 Highway Contract Route (HCR) baseline fuel price per gallon (ppg) procedural guidance for all HCR contracts awarded or renewed between June 1 and October 1, 2017. The U.S. Postal Service uses supplier-operated HCR to transport mail and equipment between plants, post offices, or…

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USPS OIG Report: Consolidation of Mail for Transportation – Memphis NDC

Background As of June 1, 2016, the U.S. Postal Service had over 8,300 highway contract routes (HCR). HCR contracts are competitive fixed-price contracts the Postal Service awards to contractors to transport mail between post offices, network distribution centers (NDC), and other designated stops. The Postal Service has 21 NDCs it uses to increase operational efficiency…

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USPS OIG: Are Highway Contract Route Surveys Helpful?

Project Title: Highway Contract Routes Survey Compliance Start Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2016 Estimated Report Release Date: September 2016 The Postal Service uses Highway Contract Routes (HCRs) to transport mail between plants, post offices, or other designated points where mail is received or dispatched. HCRs are contracts with independent drivers to travel specified routes. Postal…

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