USPS: Employee Scheduler tool helps managers plan ahead

The Postal Service has developed a new tool to help managers at mail processing plants prepare for unexpected events — such as the coronavirus pandemic — before they affect mail processing and delivery. The COVID-19 IVES Rest of Day Available Employee Projection Report gathers data from several sources including Time and Attendance Control System information,…

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USPS OIG Report: Use of the Run Plan Generator

Background The U.S. Postal Service has about 265 mail processing facilities nationwide. Mail processing is an integrated group of activities required to sort and distribute mail for delivery. The Run Plan Generator (RPG) is a software application used by processing facilities to optimize machine usage and operational efficiency. The RPG combines site-specific mail processing machines,…

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FBO: Badge Reader Terminals To Support New Mail Processing Visibility Effort

Background: The USPS is seeking information and to pre-qualify interested parties capable of manufacturing badge readers in support of a new mail operations visibility effort. The USPS is considering deployment of a mail processing visibility system that can collect predefined location data and centrally depict associated staff assignments in various views to assist in better…

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