USPS OIG Management Alert – Security of Mail Transported on Trailers

This management alert presents concerns regarding mail on a contractor’s trailer that was missing for 25 days. We identified these concerns during our review of U.S. Postal Inspection Service Vulnerability Risk Assessment Tool Assessments.

Summary
Mail processed at the Pittsburgh NDC (originating facility) and transported on a contractor’s trailer was missing for 25 days while Springfield NDC (destination facility) transportation personnel were not aware of the missing trailer for 21 days. Additionally, Springfield NDC employees did not notify the Postal Inspection Service of the loss of mail.

Source: USPS Office of Inspector General

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