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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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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UAW Local 578: Tell Oshkosh Defense to build new USPS vehicles in Oshkosh

“Oshkosh Defense was recently awarded a new, $6 billion contract to build vehicles for the United States Postal Service. But the company decided against having experienced Oshkosh workers build these vehicles because we have a union and aren’t afraid to demand better pay and treatment on the job.” Read more:

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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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USPS awards Oshkosh Defense $483 Million contract to modernize delivery fleet

The Postal Service has awarded a 10-year contract to Oshkosh Defense to manufacture a new generation of U.S-built delivery vehicles that will drive the most dramatic modernization of the USPS fleet in three decades. The historic investment is part of a soon-to-be-released plan the Postal Service has developed to transform its financial performance and customer…

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