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Upcoming Audit Work

Below is a list of some of our recently announced audit projects with the estimated release dates. If you have knowledge or experience related to any of these topics, we encourage you to get in touch with us via the link provided in the project description. Please note, the titles of these projects may change during the course of the audit and have a different name when the audit is issued.

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Effectiveness of the New Regional Processing and Distribution Center in Atlanta, GA

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Under its Delivering for America plan, the Postal Service is redesigning its legacy network to create a best-in-class mail and package processing network. Central to this redesign is creating approximately 60 Regional Processing and Distribution Centers (RP&DC) to consolidate mail processing operations and create fewer points in their transportation networks. The Atlanta, GA, RP&DC opened in February of 2024, centralizing outgoing mail and package processing for the majority of Georgia and parts of eastern South Carolina. The objective of this audit is to assess the operational impacts related to the launch of this RP&DC and identify successes, opportunities, and lessons learned.

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Service Optimization: Post Office Boxes

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The Postal Service manages over 16 million Post Office (PO) Boxes throughout the country, collecting more than $1.4 billion in revenue. As part of its Delivering for America 10-year modernization plan, the Postal Service has taken efforts to improve and enhance PO Box revenue and contribution. Local Postal Service managers and supervisors are responsible for the oversight of PO box service. This audit will assess the management of the Postal Service’s PO Box program, including growth strategies.

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Postal Service’s Adverse Weather Condition Procedures

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Every year, Postal Service employees risk illness and injury while working in hot or cold conditions. Employees exposed to extreme heat or work in hot environments may be at risk of heat stress. Extreme cold temperatures can lower the skin temperature and eventually the internal body temperature. Our objective is to assess the Postal Service’s safety programs, policies, and procedures for extreme hot and cold temperatures, and applicable controls for training records.

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Fiscal Year 2024 Officers' Travel and Representation Expenses

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The Postal Service Reorganization Act of 1970, as amended, requires annual audits of the United States Postal Service's financial statements. As part of these audits, the Postal Service adopted policies and procedures that required annual audits of officers' travel and representation expenses. Our objective is to determine whether Postal Service officers complied with Postal Service policies and procedures regarding travel and representation expense reimbursements.

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Invoice and Payment Processes for Inflation Reduction Act Funds

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The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), enacted in August 2022, appropriated $3 billion to the US Postal Service to assist with its fleet modernization. The act provides $1.29 billion in funding for the procurement of zero-emission delivery vehicles (electric vehicles) and $1.71 billion in funding for the purchase, design, and installation of the necessary infrastructure at Postal Service facilities. The Postal Service received the funds on September 21, 2022. Our objective is to assess invoice and payment processes for the Inflation Reduction Act funds. 

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