USPS seeking supplier to provide Parcel Dimensional Scanner (PDS)

1.8.2015 – USPS is pursuing an initiative to identity revenue discrepancies for shortpaid and underpaid packages. This sounds like a potential new clerk position. REQUEST FOR INFORMATION – PARCEL DIMENSIONAL SCANNER (PDS) TO ALL PROSPECTIVE OFFERORS: The United States Postal Service (USPS) is performing a market survey to evaluate obtaining the supplies and/or services which […]

USPS looking for suppliers to provide national on-site sign language interpreting services

Oct 29, 2014 – USPS is seeking to locate experienced suppliers capable of and interested in providing national on-site sign language interpreting services. The United States Postal Service (USPS) is dedicated to providing sign language interpreting services for its deaf and hard of hearing employees in accordance with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. […]

USPS award contracts worth $37 million to update PARS, FSS and AFSM Systems

The United States Postal Service awarded Siemens Dematic a $240 million contract for the Postal Automated Redirection System (PARS) in 2006 to optimize its letter forwarding process. The order also included the national deployment of a new change-of-address forms processing system.

USPS seeks info for buying 10,000 Right Hand Drive vehicles

The United States Postal Service is issuing a Request for Information (RFI) to evaluate the possibility of purchasing a new commercially available Right Hand Drive vehicle to supplement its existing fleet of light delivery vehicles. This would be a stop gap solution to meet Right Hand Drive vehicle requirements until the development of a purpose […]

USPS awards nearly $100 million in contracts for 4,000 Delivery Vehicles

According to the Office of Inspector General: The Postal Service has an acquisition strategy that has not been fully developed or implemented. The short-term plan developed in 2011 included acquiring 25,000 vehicles costing about $500 million to meet operational needs and replace some of the aging fleet. The long-term plan included purchasing the next generation […]

USPS seeking at least 2,000 trailers for mail transportation during holiday season

USPS 2014 Peak Season Trailer Solicitation (October 1, 2014) The United States Postal Service is seeking to procure an independent supply of outsourced trailers for the transportation of mail to cover peak season needs for mail transportation during the holiday mailing season. The peak season Trailer Services (TS) locations, quantities, and technical specifications are included […]

USPS OIG seek suppliers for conducting neuroscience research

The Office of the (OIG) of the U.S. Postal Service is requesting information via Federal Business Opportunities on suggested methodologies for conducting neuroscience research to understand the human response to and effectiveness of physical communications. Specifically, the USPS OIG seeks to identify possible Suppliers that could propose and conduct neuroscience research based on the following […]

USPS seeks End-to-End Travel credit card solution

USPS is still tweaking its travel credit card policy and monitoring…. Let’s recap: In late 2013, the Chairman of the House Committee (hmmm..I wonder who can this be) requested a review from USPS OIG on a whistleblower complaint surrounding travel card misuse. A few months later the conservative paper Washington Times published a story based […]

USPS planning consolidation of Uniform Allowance Program

To consolidate the Uniform Allowance Program under one umbrella for Cost Management To obtain sources for market research to support the U.S. Postal Service’s National Uniform Program. Under this effort, the successful Supplier shall be responsible for full program management of the Uniform Program (e.g. certifications, marketing, distribution, delivery) including manufacturing and providing all uniform […]

USPS Q & A On Plans For Small Footprint Flat Sequencing System (FSS Lite)

USPS posted a notice last month on Federal Business Opportunities website seeking vendors for Small Footprint Flat Sequencing System (FSS Lite).  Following are questions asked with regard to the Small Footprint Flat Sequencing System (FSS Lite) Sources Sought Notice and the USPS responses: The United States Postal Service (USPS) is currently conducting market research and […]