OIG recommends terminating the USPS-CBRE contract and refers cases for criminal investigation

April 30, 2015 The Postal Service’s Office of Inspector General has issued its fourth report criticizing the Postal Service’s oversight of the contract with its real estate broker, CBRE. It’s entitled “Postal Service Management of CBRE Real Estate Transactions.” The OIG finds fault with both the leasing deals and the sales of postal property, and…

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USPS OIG: Highway Contract Route Electronic Payment Process

Audit Report – SM-MA-14-006 – 09/30/2014 Background Highway Contract Routes (HCRs) transport mail between post offices or other designated points and make up the largest group of transportation contracts in the U.S. Postal Service. Annual (regular) HCR contracts are competitively awarded and generally have fixed prices, with automatic prorated monthly recurring payments. Between April 1,…

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