This management alert presents issues identified during our ongoing audit of Postal Service Transportation Network Operations and Cost Optimization Practices. The purpose of this management alert is to provide Postal Service officials immediate notification of the issues identified during our ongoing audit. The issues outlined in this report require immediate attention and remediation.
We identified these issues while conducting our performance audit in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards. Those standards require that we plan and perform the audit to obtain sufficient, appropriate evidence to provide a reasonable basis for our findings and conclusions based on our audit objective. We believe that the evidence obtained provides a reasonable basis for our findings and conclusions.