USPS OIG Shutdown Plan – FY 2020

Brief summary of significant agency activities that will continue during a lapse: The United States Postal Service does not cease operations during any Federal lapse in appropriations as it is funded through a permanent no-year appropriation. In contrast, the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General (OIG) receives an annual appropriation which is derived from…

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USPS OIG White Paper: The ‘First and Last Mile’ Strategy: A Critical Assessment

White Papers – RARC-WP-15-002 – 12/08/2014 As the U.S. Postal Service (Postal Service) continues to address its difficult financial situation, some have argued that overall efficiency would be improved if the Postal Service were to focus exclusively on the first and last mile and allow private industry to take over mail processing. While there exists…

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