USPS OIG Report: Processing Network Optimization

Objective Our objective was to evaluate trends and practices the U.S. Postal Service uses to optimize its processing network. The Postal Service’s processing network includes 285 facilities that processed 301 billion pieces of mail in fiscal year (FY) 2018, with an average staffing complement of 82,065. These facilities are responsible for processing mail for delivery…

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USPS OIG Audit Report: Professional Services Contract Rates

Monday, November 10, 2014 (sections redacted by OIG) Background The Commercial Products and Services Portfolio is one of five purchasing areas within the U.S. Postal Service’s Supply Management organization. It manages contracts for professional services, including financial, accounting, and consulting services. The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) is the federal government’s purchasing agent. It administers…

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APWU: Stop Service Cuts and Plant Consolidations – Tell Your Congressman: Sign the Letter!

Web News Article #: 154-14 08/20/2014 – A bipartisan group in the House of Representatives – five Republicans and five Democrats – has drafted a letter to leaders of the House Appropriations Committee calling for a one-year moratorium on Postal Service plans to close mail processing plants and slow down mail delivery. The letter’s authors are…

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