The Save the Put up Workplace weblog has created a dashboard that permits you to see at a look how nicely (or how poorly) the US Postal Service is performing on the subject of velocity of mail supply.
In a post introducing the dashboard, Save the Put up Workplace says the USPS and Postal Regulatory Fee publish efficiency knowledge, however explains their shortcomings:
“The Postal Service itself publishes a service efficiency dashboard, however it reveals solely quarterly efficiency scores, it solely goes again a 12 months and it doesn’t embody the latest quarter.
“For extra detailed stories, you should dig round within the web site of the Postal Regulatory Fee, and the stories there should be downloaded in an effort to see them.
“A number of the PRC’s stories, like these requested not too long ago from the USPS as a part of the annual compliance evaluate (mentioned on this submit), are nearly unimaginable to seek out if don’t know the place to look.”
However the Save the Put up Workplace dashboard goes additional: it additionally collects knowledge the USPS provides to Congress, the courts (as a part of litigation involving mail delays), and Freedom of Data Act (FOIA) requests.
And Save the Put up Workplace provides temporary explanations of what service requirements, service efficiency, and repair targets are.
Going to the main dashboard page, one is instantly gratified by seeing a sequence of charts (scroll down, and word they could take a second to load). As an illustration, “First Class Mail by Service Commonplace, Feb 2020 – Feb 2021” conveys in a means phrases might not the decline in supply service for First Class Mail.
The chart for “Market Dominant Mail, Jan. 2020 – Feb. 2021” reveals the service efficiency of First-Class Mail, USPS Advertising and marketing Mail, and Periodicals for the final 14 months.
SavethePostOffice.com was launched by retired English professor Steve Hutkins, who was honored by Vice.com as “People of the 12 months” for 2020 for his efforts to report on the Postal Service.
Bravo, and hat tip to Postal News.