U.S. Postal Service

U.S. Postal Service

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Provides information on USPS's efforts to implement Delivery Point Sequencing (DPS), which is the automated rather than manual sorting of letters in the exact order carriers deliver them. Manual sorting of letters by carriers is one of the USPS's most costly letter distribution operations. This report (1) determines the Service's goals for DPS implementation, its projected letter carrier workhour savings, and the extent to which the Service has achieved these, and (2) identifies any remaining issues that may affect the Service's ability to achieve its 1998 DPS goals, including any actions that the Service has taken to address these issues.Undeliverable mail includes forwards20 resulting from change-of-address, vacation holds, and mail sorted incorrectly to the wrong route. The Service receives about 40 million change-of-address requests each year and forwards customersa#39;anbsp;...

Title:U.S. Postal Service
Author:Gerald P. Barnes
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 1998-06-01


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