USPS Supplier News

The USPS supply chain management publishes a monthly news letter on the USPS.Com website

CDS Renewal Procedures Outlined

The CDS office in Aurora Colorado is planning to get a head start n the 2018 renewal season.  Manager of CDS Dr. Doug Veatch is planning some changes from previous renewals to both speed up and streamline the process.  Suppliers who wish to renew the contracts they hold in 2018 will need to proactively follow the procedures outline below.  CDS suppliers who are not up for renewal should review but at this time no action is necessary.  For CDS contractors whose contracts are expiring in 2018 need to make contact with the CDS office before December 8, 2017 or the contracts will be solicited for bids.  Below is a letter from the CDS office.  Note:  To contact the CDS office use the email CDS@usps.gov and be sure to reference your contract number in the subject line

 

Legal Seminar Announced for Las Vegas 2018

Dave Hendel the associations attorney will offer a seminar at the Central/Western regional meeting in Las Vegas on January 16th 2018.  The seminar is titled "How to Prepare for the New DRO Environment, and the Best Tips From Previous Seminars"  
Mr. Hendel's seminars are always popular, you can sign up online or download the brochure below.
 

New DOL WD Issued

New Wage Rates Published

DRO Wave 1 Awards and Wave 3 opening

The USPS has made awards in the initial rounds of the DRO process recently.  Awards were made to four suppliers recently:
Wave 3 locations announced.

USPS New GPS Requirements

The Postal Service is instituting a new trailer tracking GPS requirement for the highway contract route fleet. The new AT&T/Orbcomm requirement replaces the 2010 GPS program,