USPS OIG Report: Transportation Network Optimization and Service Performance

Objective Our objective was to assess opportunities to optimize the Postal Service’s transportation network and meet service performance goals. Transportation is a core part of Postal Service operations, combining Postal Service-owned and operated assets with contractor operations. Every day a team of transportation and logistics professionals manage an average flow of over 390 million mailpieces…

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USPS OIG Report: Sales and Marketing Key Performance Indicators

Objective The objective of our audit was to identify and evaluate key performance indicators the U.S. Postal Service uses to evaluate and measure the effectiveness of its sales and marketing strategies. The Postal Service collected $70.6 billion in revenue in fiscal year (FY) 2018 — $56.5 billion from commercial customers and $12.6 billion from its…

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USPS OIG Report: Dynamic Route Optimization and Cost Savings Initiative 

Objective Our objective was to evaluate the cost savings for implementing the Postal Service’s Dynamic Route Optimization (DRO) initiative. The Postal Service began implementing the initiative in fiscal year (FY) 2016. The initiative allows for morning Highway Contract Routes (HCR) to change from a fixed-price contract with set routes (static) to a rate per mile…

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