Monday, June 16, 2014

Audit: Postal officials mishandled $18 million contract to maintain and change locks on cluster mailboxes

Whistle-blower flags U.S. Postal Service mailbox contract

"... An audit released last week by the inspector general of the U.S. Postal Service confirmed Gardino's suspicions. It concluded that postal officials mishandled the $18 million contract, overestimating the cost savings of using the private firm by nearly $7 million per year and outsourcing the work based on an erroneous assumption. The agreement with Diebold Inc. was terminated on Dec. 31, 2013. ..."   

Reference: www.desmoinesregister.com

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