USPS OIG Report: Revenue and Costs in the Retail Network

April 12, 2021 (RISC-WP-21-003) The Postal Service’s more than 31,000 post offices constitute the largest retail network in the U.S. by number of locations, but 42 percent do not generate enough revenue to cover costs of operation. Opportunities exist for the Postal Service to increase revenue or lower costs at post offices without reducing access…

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USPS CFO Corbett reviews third-quarter finances in video

September 1, 2020 The Postal Service is continuing to experience dramatic shifts in its business due to the coronavirus pandemic, Chief Financial Officer Joe Corbett reports in his latest “Dollars and Change” video. Quarantines, stay-at-home orders and travel restrictions have affected customers and businesses, leading to deep declines in First-Class Mail and Marketing Mail volumes…

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USPS OIG: Are Mail Processing Facilities Becoming More Efficient?

Project Title: Continuous Improvement of Mail Processing Operations Start Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2016 Estimated Report Release Date: August 2016 The U.S. Postal Service is continuously looking for ways to make its mail processing operations more efficient. In fact, it adopted a continuous improvement program to implement process improvements and reduce overall costs while adding…

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