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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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Impacts of Organizational Changes on Dock Operations

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The Postal Service is working to leverage technology to provide world-class visibility and tracking of mail and packages in near real-time. Surface Visibility Web (SV) provides the Postal Service with real-time scan data and reporting on the movement of mail on the surface transportation network. Our objective is to evaluate surface visibility scanning compliance and oversight of dock operations. The scope of this project is a nationwide review of scanning scores for six scanning events from fiscal year (FY) 2021 through, FY 2023. The scanning events we will review include  Load, Unload, Trailer Arrive, Trailer Depart, Assign, and Close scans.

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Election Mail Readiness for the 2024 General Election

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The U.S. Postal Service has specific policies and procedures on the proper acceptance, processing, delivery, and recording of Election and Political Mail. Election Mail is any mailpiece that an authorized election official creates for voters participating in the election process and includes ballots and voter registration materials. Political Mail is any mailpiece created by a registered political candidate, a campaign committee, or a committee of a political party for political campaign purposes. Our objective is to evaluate the U.S. Postal Service’s readiness for timely processing and delivery of Election and Political Mail for the 2024 general election.

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Service Performance of the New Sorting and Delivery Center in Everett, WA

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Under Delivering for America, the Postal Service is targeting key markets where they can aggregate delivery units into fewer, larger, centrally located Sorting and Delivery Centers (S&DCs), to provide faster and more reliable mail and package delivery over a greater geographic area. The Postal Service plans to deploy over 400 new S&DCs in the next few years, with 21 conversions being implemented in February 2024. The objective of this audit is to evaluate service performance before and after implementation of the new Everett, WA S&DC – which will occur as part of the February 2024 conversions.