• Project Title:
  • Highway Contract Route Fuel Price Index Program - Capping
  • Start Date:
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2017
  • Estimated Report Release Date:
  • April 2018

How effective is the Postal Service’s Fuel Price Index program?

The U.S. Postal Service uses supplier-operated highway contract routes (HCR) to transport mail and equipment between plants, post offices, or other designated points. In fiscal year (FY) 2016, the Postal Service spent about $524 million on fuel for HCR supplier contracts.