Senators Carper, McCaskill Requests GSA IG Review of Trump’s Old Post Office Building Lease

Carper, McCaskill Ask GSA Inspector General to Review Potential Missteps at GSA to Address Potentially Breached Lease Agreement WASHINGTON—U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Ranking Member Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations Ranking Member Tom Carper (D-Del.) sent a letter to General Services Administration (GSA) Inspector General Carol Ochoa requesting […]

USPS promotes products and services to over 100 federal agencies

All Together: USPS promotes products and services to federal agencies January 30, 2015 – Representatives from more than 100 federal agencies learned how the Postal Service can help them better serve the public during a daylong visit to USPS headquarters Jan. 28. Postal employees gave presentations on the latest USPS products and services. Topics included […]

USPS Fights Federal Agency and Foreign Business in latest Trademark cases

USPS files petition to protect its brand, files protest against federal agency’s attempt to register “post office” USPS filed a petition to cancel the trademark registration of a foreign business using the eagle designs. USPS argued” that it has been damaged , is currently being damaged and will continue to be damaged by the continued […]

GSA awards shipping contract to UPS, FedEx

GSA awarded its third generation Domestic Delivery Service (DDS3) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) to two leading suppliers in the package delivery industry:  United Parcel Service (UPS) and Federal Express (FedEx). So what does this mean, exactly? Well DDS3 is a strategically sourced program designed to save taxpayer dollars and provide innovative services to the federal […]

2011 Mileage Reimbursement Rates For Using Privately Owned Vehicle

GSA has increased the mileage reimbursement rates for federal employees who use privately owned vehicles while on official travel. The rates for the use of these modes of transportation, effective January 1, 2011, are as follows: Privately Owned Vehicle Reimbursement Rates: 2011 Rates 2010 in brackets – Airplane ……… $1.29 per mile [$1.29, no change] Automobile Rates… $0.51 cents […]