USPS: MCV relies on accuracy, timeliness

The Postal Service wants employees to understand the importance of accurate scanning to Mail Condition Visualization (MCV), an Informed Visibility module that will provide near-real-time conditions of mail and packages in processing facilities. The data delivered by MCV is closely linked to the manual scan “events” captured through Surface Visibility (SV). This means failure to…

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APWU: Postal Vehicle Service Scanning Duty Settlement Reached

Web News Article #: 92-2017 09/28/2017 – On August 31, the APWU Motor Vehicle Service Craft Division and the USPS came to a settlement for case numbers Q10V-4Q-C 16466169/HQTV20160275, Q10V-4Q-C 15300453/HQTV20150846 and Q10V-4Q-C 16466163/A19V20160276. The issue concerns the deployment of scanners to Postal Vehicle Service (PVS) drivers, as part of the Surface Visibility (SV) program….

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USPS Surface Visibility program expands

USPS has expanded its Surface Visibility (SV) program to an additional 114 sites, bringing the total number to 437 across the nation. The program is part of the Postal Service’s broader efforts to better use technology and promote the SV application, which improves scanning and makes it easier for business customers to know the whereabouts…

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OIG Audit Report: Surface Visibility – Transportation Operations – Suncoast District

Audit Report – NO-AR-14-004 – 05/05/2014 BACKGROUND: The U.S. Postal Service uses the Surface Visibility (SV) system to collect data to help plan, manage, and optimize the surface transportation network. Employees scan barcodes on trailers and containers to track mail volume throughout the surface transportation network. This gives managers information to manage resources, track mail…

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