• Project Title:
  • Cybersecurity Decision Analysis Reports Review
  • Start Date:
  • Monday, March 26, 2018
  • Estimated Report Release Date:
  • September 2018

Have Cyber Investments Improved the Postal Service’s Cyber Security Posture?

The Corporate Information Security Office (CISO) is responsible for protecting the Postal Service’s infrastructure against cyber threats that could disrupt operations to the 45,000 point of sale terminals, 2,837 retail kiosks, 8,500 mail processing equipment pieces, USPS.com, and more.

 
  • Project Title:
  • Review of Mixed Delivery Collection Vehicles Acquisition
  • Start Date:
  • Monday, March 26, 2018
  • Estimated Report Release Date:
  • August 2018

What Have You Experienced with the New Mixed Delivery & Collection (two-ton) Vehicles?

The existing fleet of two-ton vehicles has aged to or is beyond its planned life cycle, requiring frequent repairs. Regardless of preventive maintenance performed, chassis and component parts break down, resulting in increased vehicle maintenance costs.

 
  • Project Title:
  • Postal Service's Ethics Program
  • Start Date:
  • Wednesday, February 28, 2018
  • Estimated Report Release Date:
  • August 2018

What Kinds of Best Practices Could be Incorporated into the USPS Ethics Program?

It is not uncommon that employees feel pressured to meet organizational goals, and as goals are raised, employees may turn to less-than-ethical means to meet them. As a result, work environments can fill up with unethical behavior that employees rationalize. Likewise, when employees detect unethical behavior, they may not feel comfortable reporting it.

 
  • Project Title:
  • Management of Vehicle Maintenance Facility Undistributed Labor – Capital Metro and Great Lakes Areas
  • Start Date:
  • Tuesday, February 20, 2018
  • Estimated Report Release Date:
  • June 2018

How Can Undistributed Labor Time and Cost be Better Managed in VMFs?

Vehicle Maintenance Facility (VMF) workload management procedures were developed to maintain vehicles in a mechanically reliable, safe, and clean condition and to ensure vehicles are available for maximum mail delivery/transportation use. These procedures place primary emphasis on preventative maintenance rather than on major repairs.

 
  • Project Title:
  • Effects of Intelligent Mail Barcodes on Costing
  • Start Date:
  • Monday, March 12, 2018
  • Estimated Report Release Date:
  • September 2018

How can USPS Leverage IMb Technology and Informed Visibility to Enhance Accuracy of Costing?

Full-service Intelligent Mail barcodes (IMb) provide end-to-end visibility in the mail stream. It streamlines mail entry, expands access to scan data and mail-quality feedback to improve decision making, and improves efficiency. IMb further offers information about handling units and containers, and is used to assess service performance measurements.

 

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