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 […]

VSE and Wheeler Bros. Win USPS Contract to Repower Delivery Vehicles

VSE and WBI to deliver repowered fuel efficient gasoline Long Life Vehicle (LLV) prototype ALEXANDRIA, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–VSE Corporation (NASDAQ: VSEC) announced today that it has received notification from the US Postal Service (USPS) that it will be awarded a contract to deliver a more fuel efficient repowered gasoline LLV prototype delivery vehicle for the existing […]

Postal Service Plans More Life for Long Life Vehicles

Most of the U.S. Postal Service’s 142,000 Long Life Delivery Vehicles have been in service 20-24 years. But replacing the fleet is a significant investment. Until the Postal Service decides what kind of vehicles will best serve its growing base of customers—at the lowest cost—USPS is taking a series of steps to extend the lives […]

OIG Audit: USPS could save $342 million By Replacing Some Vehicles Instead of Repairing Them

In a recent OIG audit report  on USPS delivery vehciles: The Postal Service has approximately 189,000 delivery vehicles made up of minivans, sport utility vehicles (SUVs), flex fuel, and long-life vehicles (LLVs). The majority of the Postal Service’s delivery fleet are nearing the end of their 24-year life expectancy. Because of limited capital resources, the Postal […]