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OIG Evaluates Postal Sorter & Machine Optimization

From The Office of Inspector General:

The U.S. Postal Service has about 265 mail processing facilities nationwide. Mail processing is an integrated group of activities required to sort and distribute mail for delivery. The Run Plan Generator (RPG) is a software application used by processing facilities to optimize machine usage and operational efficiency.

Our audit objective was to determine whether Postal Service mail processing facilities use the RPG to maximize processing efficiency. We found that Postal Service mail processing facilities are not using the RPG to maximize processing efficiency because there is no specific criteria to measure its performance … (click to read more)