The digital revolution has changed communications, and with it, the operations and finances of the U.S. Postal Service. It also has brought deep changes in the way we design networks and analyze systems. Many organizations rely on mathematical modeling to test ideas before they become operational, conserving money and time. The Postal Service, facing limited capital and resources, has also adopted this practice. It is discovering how important these tools are for assessing strategies for designing the future mail network.
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Inspector General Act of 1978, but the concept of oversight goes all the way back to the country’s founding when General George Washington adopted a European practice by...Read More