USPS aligns transportation network to boost efficiency

September 11, 2020 Continuing work that began in June 2019, the Postal Service is aligning its surface transportation network as planned to help the organization improve service performance and move mail and packages more efficiently. “Aligning our surface transportation network will help us to better serve the evolving needs of our customers, particularly when it…

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USPS OIG Report: Accuracy of Surface Visibility Scans and Reporting

Objective The objective of our audit was to evaluate the accuracy of Surface Visibility scans and reporting for Highway Contract Route (HCR) and Postal Vehicle Service (PVS) trips. This audit was requested by the Postal Service’s Surface Logistics group. The U.S. Postal Service’s surface transportation network is managed locally and transports mail and equipment to…

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OIG Report: Fuel Consumption and Cost Risk Mitigation

Background The U.S. Postal Service has a surface transportation network that, in fiscal year (FY) 2016, consisted of almost 16,000 supplier-operated highway contract routes (HCR) and about 7,600 Postal Service-owned mail transport vehicles. This fleet makes USPS one of the largest users of diesel fuel in the U.S., purchasing about 251 million gallons in FY…

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USPS: 2014 Peak Season Trailer Solicitation (approximately 2000 needed)

Posted Date: October 1, 2014 Solicitation Number: 204-25-14 Notice Type: Combined Synopsis/Solicitation INTRODUCTION The United States Postal Service is seeking to procure an independent supply of outsourced trailers for the transportation of mail to cover peak season needs for mail transportation during the holiday mailing season. The peak season Trailer Services (TS) locations, quantities, and…

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