FSS Comes up Short

Nearly a decade since its rollout, the Flats Sequencing System (FSS) — the football-field sized sorting machines for flats mail — is still falling short of expectations. At its inception, stakeholders were optimistic FSS would improve productivity and reduce the U.S. Postal Service’s costs for handling flats mail.

 

Fleet Card Maintenance

With about 206,000 vehicles, the U.S. Postal Service’s fleet is one of the largest in the country. It takes a lot of fuel, oil, and maintenance to keep everything running.

To that end, the Postal Service provides a Voyager fleet card for each postal-owned vehicle to pay for fuel, maintenance, and repairs up to $300. In addition, USPS issues fleet specialty cards, which include four types of cards used for very specific purposes. For example, sites can use Z Cards for repairs to vehicles that exceed the $300 limit, and V Cards are used for fueling and maintaining leased vehicles.

 

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