• Project Title:
  • Voyager eFleet Credit Card - Great Lakes Area
  • Start Date:
  • Wednesday, August 16, 2017
  • Estimated Report Release Date:
  • December 2017

The U.S. Postal Service operates one of the largest vehicle fleets in the United States, with over 228,000 vehicles in FY 2016 used primarily to deliver and collect mail. The Postal Service assigns each vehicle a fleet credit card for fuel and minor maintenance services. 

USPS has put tools in place to assist with identifying potentially questionable purchases for high dollar amounts or more gallons of fuel than the vehicle can hold.

Fleet credit cards are maintained at local units. Management or a designee is responsible for reviewing charges on a regular basis to help ensure the cards are used appropriately. Office managers are also responsible for the security of fleet cards and maintaining the PIN process, which includes completing a semi-annual formal review of PINs and informing Voyager of personnel changes. 

  • As a manager are you satisfied with the current level of controls over our fuel purchasing?
  • Are our record-keeping processes as efficient and as accurate they could be?
  • Are you getting the receipts from the carriers to make timely, well-informed decisions about fuel purchases and vehicle maintenance? 
  • Do you ensure carriers purchase fuel at the lowest rate?

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  • anon

    I contact several departments regarding my complaint

    Oct 06, 2017
  • anon

    USPS should implement a way for carriers to be able the MDD to physically scan their had receipts at the time of purchase. Instead of filling and reconciling paper receipts the images will go to the cloud for retrieval later.

    Oct 05, 2017
  • anon

    I can do it

    Oct 05, 2017
  • anon

    Yes the credit card process needs improvement first gas cost in Memphis Germantown Collierville is high at the pump then the cost at the pump in Mississippi key problems in the USPS when theses area manager are caused these routes to be longer and over burying instead of get the carrier off the street before dark it's just pure disgraced but as black mail carrier in the city of Memphis we are treated as slaves when your routes are along as mines5 due to area manager have threat against certainly carrier she's don't like they made these routes over burying this year 2017 everyday day since your route is over 10 mile long you have to stop in put gas in your mail truck every day if not when you leave come to the streets the next morning you have to stop and put gas in the truck we still drives the truck that are old and over work it's what they call a patch up systems my truck put out more polluted bad air on the street carbon emissions is bad but I do write my truck up but with the poorest quality of mana8 service we have in Memphis with all these young managers that is been promoted by the area manager caused they are in her click no professional trainer what so ever cursed you out on the work floor tampering with your clock ring and better then that delayed the bundle mail gas cards and area keys are truly an issues no one is check you in at the end of the day next day they can't find your gas cards or area keys do USPS know truly how many gas cards and area keys been misplaced every other day in this business yes it's abused with the credit cards caused no one seem to care especial in our city we don't have a voice any more as black mail carrier in this city when it's come down to the upper managers in the city of Memphis the station , area manager are running the USPS In the ground if we have not end our fiscal years of 2017 as one of the fortunes 500 as one of the most profitable year in 2017 as one of the top company who made money with out consists going in the red we are truly a blessed company but when you make money and it's got to cover the point or out way our other cost and we still in the red it just don't add up we should have a blessed budget in profits due to our profitable in amazon packages deliver our business customers who received tons of parcels everyday and not the least our first and second class mail service yes it's take gas to operate a bad fleet of trucks that's over twenty years old and it's take gas to operate the big wheels and contact truck but who am I l learn this pass month when you report upper managers for doing wrong or station managers human resources only listened to they voice and not the voice of the employees that why we are so unprofessional profitable in the year when we should have profits a service that should have out way our cost on gas heath care our new truck that were in process for carrier who did part residents mail and park and loop now it's a hold up on new trucks for us if the wild life had enough train eagle's in the world and as a carrier the way we are been mistreated on how to deliver mail with these long over burying routes that manager's think you can do in thirty minutes with no breaks or lunch yes it's probably with saves the USPS a large amount of money but that not one managers in the city if Memphis that can carry these new routes they just mesh up in thirty minutes either if they don't take a break or lunch our voices does not count for nothing 2017 just have been a slavery work environment been force to work overtime caused you not on the overtime list been mistreated caused area managers and station mesh these routes up at one points you though the postmaster General were trying to save cost on overtime if inspector general sat back and look at how much overtime the city of Memphis tn put out 2017 ask yourself is gas credits cards been abuse

    Oct 01, 2017
  • anon

    The last bullet about getting fuel at the lowest rate is not relevant. The difference between the price at the pump for one location over another will usually not make enough difference to use the time paid to the employee to "shop around" or leave the direct line of travel to or from the route. The easiest, safest and most efficient place to buy fuel is ALWAYS going to result in the lowest rate. Having said that, each route is different and most "one size fits all" rules DON'T fit all.

    Sep 26, 2017

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