While conducting site visits at the Los Angeles Terminal Handling Services (THS) for our ongoing Air Mail Not Moving as Assigned audit, the OIG found significant opportunities to improve the Postal Service’s air carrier contract management. The purpose of this alert is to bring these issues to the Postal Service’s attention and make recommendations for immediate corrective action.

The Postal Service’s air transportation network costs for fiscal year (FY) 2021 were about $3 billion, as of July 31, 2021. In FY 2020, costs totaled $3.5 billion, an increase of about $390 million (or 12.7 percent) over FY 2019. These costs consisted of contracted services from [redacted], commercial airlines (CAIR), [redacted], supplemental charters, and THS operations.

Read full report

Comments (1)

IMPORTANT – PLEASE NOTE: Complaints about the Postal Service – including lost, stolen, or mishandled mail – that are unrelated to the content on this page will not be posted. Please visit the Contact Us page for information on where to file formal complaints with our agency or the Postal Service.

Leave a comment

This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
  • anon

    Thats allot of wasted money that could make some folks life better than it is now.

    Sep 20, 2021