PRC Releases Report Analyzing Postal Service’s FY 2023 Finances

June 17, 2024 Washington, DC¬†‚Äď The Postal Regulatory Commission released today its Financial Analysis report for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023. The in-depth analysis of the Postal Service‚Äôs financial performance concluded that the organization‚Äôs overall financial condition continues to worsen. In FY 2023, the Postal Service recorded a net operating loss of $2.3 billion ‚ÄĒ an…

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Postal Regulatory Commission Continues to Probe DFA

June 17, 2024 Washington, DC¬†‚ÄstToday, the Postal Regulatory Commission requested¬†information¬†about continued large-scale network changes by the Postal Service despite its announced ‚Äúpause‚ÄĚ in implementing parts of the Delivering for America (DFA) plan. In addition, the Commission asked the Postal Service about the scope and nature of the pilot test described by the Postal Service regarding…

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APWU: Management Reducing Package Presort Discounts

June 14, 2024 The presort discount system, created decades ago, turned over large sections of postal operations to private companies, for private profit. The Postal Service gives companies like Pitney Bowes and other large mailers huge postage discounts, or ‚Äúcorporate welfare,‚ÄĚ to presort letters and packages before entering them ‚Äúdownstream‚ÄĚ in the postal network. These…

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USPS OIG Report: Legacy Systems at the U.S. Postal Service

Background The U.S. Postal¬†Service performs a variety of operations, dependent on its vast information technology infrastructure. This infrastructure encompasses 761 systems that the Postal¬†Service strives to maintain and secure from network attacks. In support of the Delivering for America plan, the Postal¬†Service plans to invest in modernizing and enhancing cybersecurity technologies, but it is still…

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PMG DeJoy Delivers Keynote Address at 2024 National Postal Forum

June 4, 2024 INDIANAPOLIS ‚ÄĒ In a keynote address, Postmaster General and CEO Louis DeJoy spoke to more than 4,000 attendees at the 2024 National Postal Forum in Indianapolis. He described major elements of the Delivering for America plan, the history of factors making transformation necessary, and the scale and breadth of the organizational modernization…

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USPS OIG Report: Sorting and Delivery Center Impacts in the Florida 1 District

Background The U.S. Postal Service announced that it will convert select facilities around the country into sorting and delivery centers (S&DCs) as part of the 10-year strategic Delivering for America plan. S&DCs will consolidate carrier operations from multiple delivery units into one facility. The Postal Service converted two facilities in Gainesville and Panama City, FL,…

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USPS OIG: Spring 2024 Semiannual Report to Congress

The Office of Inspector General is tasked with ensuring efficiency, accountability, and integrity in the U.S. Postal Service. We also have the distinct mission of helping to maintain confidence in the mail and postal system, as well as to improve the Postal Service’s bottom line. We use audits and investigations to help protect the integrity…

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Federal Register: OPM Proposes Additional Requirements and Clarifications on PSHB

SUMMARY: May 24, 2024 The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a notice of proposed rulemaking to clarify and establish additional requirements regarding the Postal Service Health Benefits (PSHB) Program, which was established pursuant to the Postal Service Reform Act of 2022. This proposed rule expands on previous regulations concerning the PSHB Program and…

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