• Project Title:
  • Flats Sequencing System Performance in the Capital Metro Area
  • Start Date:
  • Thursday, January 4, 2018
  • Estimated Report Release Date:
  • July 2018

How Effective is the Flats Sequencing System in the Capital Metro Area?

The U.S. Postal Service has 100 Flats Sequencing System (FSS) machines nationwide, with 18 in the Capital Metro Area. FSS machines were designed to sort flat-sized mail, which includes large envelopes, newspapers, catalogs, circulars, and magazines, into delivery point sequence (DPS) to eliminate manual sorting for delivery.

 
  • Project Title:
  • Marketing Mail Workshare Discounts Cost Model
  • Start Date:
  • Wednesday, February 7, 2018
  • Estimated Report Release Date:
  • July 2018

Are Workshare Discounts Beneficial to the Postal Service?

The Postal Service offers a postage rate discount to mailers for presorting, pre-barcoding, handling, and transporting mail. These workshare discounts incentivize mailers to perform specific activities prior to dropping mail at postal facilities.

 
  • Project Title:
  • Terminal Handling Services (THS)
  • Start Date:
  • Thursday, January 25, 2018
  • Estimated Report Release Date:
  • July 2018

What are the Greatest Opportunities for Improving THS Operations?

Audit Objective:  
To assess the effectiveness of the Terminal Handling Services (THS) used to sort and transport mail for the Postal Service in the Southern Area.

Overview:
The Postal Service uses THS suppliers to load mail into FedEx air containers and deliver them to FedEx for transportation across the nation.

 
  • Project Title:
  • Inbound International Letter Post Performance and Strategies
  • Start Date:
  • Wednesday, January 3, 2018
  • Estimated Report Release Date:
  • June 2018

Why Does USPS Have Difficulty Meeting International Service Performance Goals for Letter Post Mail?

The Universal Postal Union (UPU) created the Quality of Service Fund in 1999 to support quality of service improvement initiatives in developing countries. The Fund’s mission is to improve inbound letter post mail service quality, and strengthen the worldwide postal network. 

 

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