USPS OIG Report: Highway Contract Routes – Extra Trips in Mid-Carolinas District

Objective Our objective was to assess the effectiveness of the Postal Service’s extra trip process for Highway Contract Routes (HCRs) in the Mid-Carolinas District. The Postal Service uses contracted supplier operated routes, or HCRs, to transport mail and equipment between plants, post offices, or other designated points that receive or dispatch mail. An extra trip…

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USPS OIG Audit Report: Rural Delivery Operations— Indian Trail PO Consolidation to Monroe, NC Carrier Annex

Background In July 2012, the U.S. Postal Service consolidated rural delivery carrier operations at the Indian Trail, NC Post Office (PO) with carrier operations at the Monroe, NC Carrier Annex.  These offices are 8 miles apart in the Mid-Carolinas District.  The consolidation increased rural carrier operations at the Monroe Carrier Annex from 37 routes and 34…

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