POSTAL CONTRACTOR RESOURCES

WEBSITE

A collection of some key information pertinent to U.S. Postal Service contractors. 

LEGAL

A collection of many of the statutes, regulations, and USPS rules pertaining to the Postal Service

SDRO Decisions

Links to decisions of the USPS Supplier

Dispute Resolution Official​.

U.S. Code, Title 39

The statues that govern the Postal Service.

Code of Federal Regulations, Title 39

The regulations governing the Postal Service.

USPS Purchasing Rules

Although not issued as an official agency regulation, the Supplying Principles and Practices manual serves as the Postal Service’s de facto procurement rules and regulations.

 

 While binding on the Postal Service as the agency’s final written procurement rules, they are not binding on contractors unless incorporated into an applicable contract.   The SPP is updated about once a year.

PSBCA Cases

A link to the Postal Service Board of Contract Appeals cases.

Key Federal Court Decisions

U.S. Court of Federal Claims cases

HCR Specific 

Clauses, rules, and Management Instructions pertaining specifically to USPS Highway Contract Route (HCR) and Contract Delivery Service (CDS) contractors.

 

KEY BACKGROUND INFO

 Includes some hard-to-find USPS organization charts, OIG and USPS reports on procurement issues, and key information about the Postal Service and its business.  

 USPS Annual 

Reports

 

ARTICLES 

& TREATISES 

Articles about the Postal Service procurement environment and issues that may arise under Postal Service contracts

LINKS

 

DOING BUSINESS WITH THE POSTAL SERVICE

Top USPS

Supplier Lists

(new FY 2020 list)

 

ABOUT ME

Having worked on Postal Service contracting matters for over 35 years, I thought contractors would benefit from having a website that collects in one place some key information on the Postal Service and its procurement environment.

David P. Hendel

Culhane Meadows

1101 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Suite 300

Washington, DC 20004

 

Phone no.:  1-844-285-4263 (i.e., 1-844-CULHANE), ext. 789; Email:  dhendel@cm.law

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DISCLAIMER: This website is intended to provide access to materials related to contracting with the U.S. Postal Service. 

It is not intended to provide or substitute for legal advice, which is highly dependent on the facts of each particular matter. 

For legal advice on your particular circumstances, please contact an attorney.