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News Quiz: How much do you remember?

How much do you know about the Postal Service’s newest operational insights program?

“News Quiz” is a weekly feature that lets you test your knowledge of recent Link stories. The correct answers appear at the end.

1. Fill in the blank: USPS has created the (blank), a program that shows potential gridlock in the postal processing and delivery network before problems occur.

a) Business Information Capacity Model
b) Business Insights Capacity Model
c) Business Intelligence Capacity Model
d) None of the above

2. How much in new revenue did the Postal Service raise through employee-generated sales leads during the previous fiscal year?

a) $1.2 billion
b) $1.3 billion
c) $2.1 billion
d) $3.1 billion

3. Which facility has reduced its utility bill by $188,000 through the use of hydrogen fuel cell technology?

a) Brooklyn, NY, Processing and Distribution Center
b) New Jersey Network Distribution Center (Jersey City)
c) Washington Network Distribution Center (Capitol Heights, MD)
d) None of the above

4. When did USPS extend Priority Mail’s two-day and three-day service commitments to three days and four days, respectively?

a) March 2020
b) April 2020
c) January 2021
d) October 2021

5. True or false: U.S. Army’s Fort Riley in Kansas will exchange curbside mail delivery for cluster boxes, reducing deliveries from 4,782 stops to 33.

a) True
b) False

Answers: 1) c. 2) b. 3) c. 4) b. 5) a.

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