Is USPS efficiently managing Vehicle Operations in the Houston District?

Project Title: Postal Service Vehicle Driver Overtime-Houston District Start Date: Tuesday, May 29, 2018 Estimated Report Release Date: November 2018 The Postal Service has one of the largest transportation and logistics networks in the world, transporting mail and equipment between processing and distribution centers (P&DCs), post offices, or other designated points that receive or dispatch…

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USPS OIG Report: Automated Vehicle Utilization System Mileage Use – Pacific Area

Background The U.S. Postal Service delivers almost 154.2 billion pieces of mail annually using one of the largest vehicle fleets in the country with over 214,933 Postal-owned vehicles. In fiscal year (FY) 2015, postal-owned delivery vehicles traveled over 1 billion miles nationwide, about 190 million miles more than initially estimated. Postal Service supervisors and managers…

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USPS Adds Another 3,339 Ram ProMaster Vans

By Paul Clinton – September 8, 2016 FCA has started delivering another 3,339 Ram ProMaster cargo vans to the U.S. Postal Service in a second order that follows a 9,113-vehicle order last year. USPS awarded the contract to FCA on March 24, and the vehicles will be delivered by the end of November, said Ralph…

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APWU: In the Dog Days of Summer Drivers Want Air

Web News Article #: 151-2016 07/25/2016 – With temperatures soaring, many Motor Vehicle Service Craft employees have complained about management’s failure to maintain functioning air conditioning systems in their trucks – and the APWU has addressed those complaints at the national level, Craft Director Michael O. Foster reports. “The timely repair of air conditioning has…

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USPS orders 9,000 new vans from Fiat Chrysler

The Postal Service has ordered more than 9,000 cargo vans from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, part of a broad effort to invest in new vehicles and equipment for USPS. Fiat Chrysler will supply the Postal Service with 9,113 Ram ProMaster 2500 cargo vans. The 2016 vehicles are equipped with a 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine rated at…

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U.S. Postal Service to Purchase More Than 9,000 Ram ProMaster Vans

By Edward A. Sanchez – September 28, 2015 With an estimated nationwide fleet of more than 190,000 vehicles, the United States Postal Service (USPS) is a big customer. With the rise of online shopping, the once-embattled quasi-government agency is seeing a resurgence in the demand for its services. But as always, it still competes with…

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