FSS Is Saving Big Bucks, USPS Claims
The troubled Flats Sequencing System is saving hundreds of millions of dollars annually, according to a U.S. Postal Service claim. Based on information USPS filed recently in a lawsuit, the agency’s $1.3 billion FSS investment will pay for itself after barely three full years of operation.
“The Postal Service saves approximately $325,408 for each month of operation of each FSS machine,” USPS said in response to a lawsuit filed against it by the key FSS vendor, Northrop Grumman. “This is the monthly amount the Postal Service would have to pay employees to manually sort flats to delivery point sequence if the