USPS OIG Report: Transportation Network Operations and Cost Optimization Practices

Objective Postal Service transportation costs have increased $1.7 billion (or about 25 percent) since fiscal year (FY) 2014 despite an overall decline in mail volume of 8.8 billion pieces (or about 6 percent), as well as several initiatives to reduce transportation costs. Our objective was to analyze practices and cost trends and identify risk areas…

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USPS OIG Report: Terminal Handling Services – Southern Area

Objective The objective was to assess the effectiveness of the Terminal Handling Services (THS) the U.S. Postal Service uses to sort and transport mail in the Southern Area. THS suppliers load mail into FedEx air containers and deliver them to FedEx for transportation across the nation. They also transport incoming FedEx air containers to THS…

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USPS OIG Report: Terminal Handling Services – Cap Metro Area

Objective The objective of our audit was to assess the effectiveness of the Terminal Handling Services (THS) used to sort and transport mail for the Postal Service in the Capital Metro Area. The Postal Service uses THS suppliers to load mail into FedEx air containers and deliver them to FedEx for transportation across the nation….

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