• Project Title:
  • Physical and Environmental Controls Site Security Review – Summary Report
  • Start Date:
  • Monday, April 8, 2019
  • Estimated Report Release Date:
  • June 2019

Does USPS Maintain Appropriate Security Controls at the P&DC Where You Do Business or Work?

The Postal Service implements environmental and physical security controls at its facilities to reduce the risk of system and equipment failure, damage from environmental hazards, and unauthorized access to its IT and mail processing assets. Measures include fire alarms, suppression systems, uninterrupted power supplies, guards, gates, locks, and access control cards.

 
  • Project Title:
  • Innovating Parcel Delivery
  • Start Date:
  • Monday, March 25, 2019
  • Estimated Report Release Date:
  • August 2019

How Can USPS Improve Delivery of Packages on the First Attempt?

The Postal Service has seen a continuous increase in package volumes over the past few years. As more people shop online, package delivery service will continue to grow. Delivering a package on the first attempt is vital to the Postal Service’s ability to serve its customers efficiently.

 
  • Project Title:
  • Effectiveness of Postal Service Efforts to Reduce Non-Career Employee Turnover
  • Start Date:
  • Tuesday, February 12, 2019
  • Estimated Report Release Date:
  • August 2019

How Effective is the Postal Service in Reducing Non-career Employee Turnover?

The Postal Service hires non-career employees and temporary employees to supplement its regular workforce to help reduce staffing costs. The non-career employees earn lower wages than full time staff. The turnover rate of non-career employees is higher than the Postal Service wants.

 
  • Project Title:
  • Review of Postal Inspection Service Area Case Management
  • Start Date:
  • Wednesday, March 6, 2019
  • Estimated Report Release Date:
  • August 2019

How Does USPIS Manage and Document Preliminary Investigations?

The mission of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service is to support and protect the Postal Service and its employees, infrastructure, and customers; enforce the laws that defend the nation’s mail system from illegal or dangerous use; and ensure public trust in the mail. 

 
  • Project Title:
  • The U.S. Postal Service's Transportation Cost of Mail Transport Equipment
  • Start Date:
  • Thursday, February 21, 2019
  • Estimated Report Release Date:
  • August 2019

Are There Opportunities to Reduce Costs Within the Mail Transport Equipment Service Centers Network?

The Postal Service uses mail transport equipment (MTE) -- containers, sacks, trays, flat tubs, sleeves, and pallets -- during processing or to transport mail between USPS facilities, customers, or contractors.

 

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