Static Shock

Cost-savings from new technologies and other programs have proven elusive.

Case in point: Dynamic Route Optimization (DRO), a technology-based initiative to reduce miles and costs for surface transportation. The U.S. Postal Service did not save the $22.4 million it projected for fiscal years (FYs) 2017 and 2018, our recent audit report found.


Drawing Conclusions

A picture is worth a thousand words. Or in the case of our blog, it’s worth a couple of hundred words. Pushing the Envelope introduces a new monthly feature in this space – an infographic from a recent audit to highlight the report, rather than a blog narrative.



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  • 1 hour 53 min ago
    It's an open secret in our office that our District is moving toward centralized delivery as seen in other countries such as Canada. Although this will certainly reduce costs as carriers will no...
  • 4 days 1 hour ago
    I've had an excellent rural route carrier for 15+ years whom I adore and never had a complaint. The previous one was terrible. That being said, sure the staff has a lot to do with accuracy,...

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