USPS OIG Report: Access Controls Over Mail Imaging Systems

Background The U.S. Postal Service has over 270 mail processing centers across the nation with more than 6,600 pieces of mail processing equipment that capture mailpiece images. The mail processing equipment maintains these images for between 4 seconds and 120 days depending on the type of processing equipment. These images enable the tracking of mailpieces…

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Where unreadable addresses are read, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Since the world has not yet invented a robot capable of reading crappy handwriting, a team of the finest postal workers in the United States toils day and night in an effort to deliver the most indecipherable of mail. Shifts last eight hours, and employees are trained to take ten seconds or less with each…

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U.S. Postal Service to open call center in space Kansas is negotiating for

UPDATED — There’s another twist on the possible Department for Children and Families lease at 2601 S. Oliver, which has been a remote encoding center for the U.S. Postal Service. The postal service is winding down those operations – its lease expires in September 2015 – but now it’s planning a call center for the…

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