USPS Delivery Network Improvement Plan Offers Potential to Expand Number of Electric Vehicles in Postal Fleet

Delivery network and related route refinements may alter the appropriate mix of vehicles to be procured under the NGDV contract USPS will soon publish a Notice of Intent to supplement the Final Environmental Impact Statement for Next Generation Delivery Vehicles (NGDV) to determine if changes to the delivery fleet mix are warranted based upon the…

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PMG reviews Delivering for America progress after one year (video)

April 19, 2022 In his latest video message, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy discusses the first anniversary of Delivering for America, the Postal Service’s 10-year plan to return the organization to financial sustainability and achieve service excellence. “I am pleased to say that we are making a lot of progress,” he says. As he notes, USPS…

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USPS Places Order for 50,000 Next Generation Delivery Vehicles; 10,019 To Be Electric

USPS News Release – March 24, 2022 The Next Generation Delivery Vehicle (NGDV) program offers significant benefits through the introduction of safer and more environmentally friendly vehicles for our carriers and the communities we serve Postal Service makes good on our pledge to accelerate our electric vehicle strategy by increasing the quantity of battery electric…

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USPS completes environmental review of next-generation delivery vehicles 

February 24, 2022 The Postal Service has completed its obligations under the National Environmental Policy Act process and evaluated the potential environmental effects of the organization’s Next Generation Delivery Vehicle program. USPS communicated its completion of the process in a record of decision filed with the Federal Register. The organization’s Feb. 23 news release has…

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USPS OIG Report: Vehicle Parts Pricing

Objective Our objective was to assess if the management of Postal Service vehicle parts agreements is consistent with pricing requirements. In fiscal year (FY) 2020, the Postal Service used about 255,000 delivery vehicles to distribute mail to 160 million delivery points across the nation. While about $292 million was spent on vehicle parts through 16…

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USPS: NGDV Draft Environmental Impact Statement

Notice of Availability of Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Purchase of Next Generation Delivery Vehicles AGENCY: U.S. Postal Service ACTION: Notice of Availability of Draft Environmental Impact Statement SUMMARY: Pursuant to the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), its implementing procedures at 39 CFR 775, and the President’s Council on Environmental…

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USPS: Oshkosh to build NGDVs in Spartanburg, SC 

June 22, 2021 Oshkosh Defense has selected a facility in Spartanburg, SC, where the company will build the Postal Service’s next-generation delivery vehicles (NGDVs). “Upstate South Carolina has a skilled workforce and a proven history in advanced automotive manufacturing — it’s the perfect place to produce the NGDV,” said John Bryant, the company’s president. The…

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USPS: Watch USPS announcement of new fleet

A new video shows the Postal Service’s next-generation delivery vehicle (NGDV) announcement. The video, released Feb. 23, features an overview of the NGDV, along with remarks from Postmaster General Louis DeJoy; Kristin Seaver, chief retail and delivery officer; Scott Bombaugh, chief technology officer; and Mark Guilfoil, supply management vice president. USPS has awarded its NGDV…

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