A recent request for proposal by the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General seeks a supplier well-versed in large fleet operations and maintenance.

A firm fixed-price contract will be awarded for a study benchmarking best practices to support technologies and performance measures benefiting the Postal Service’s 214,933 delivery, transport and administrative vehicles.

The supplier selected will use knowledge of private, city, state and federal fleets, as well as vehicle and inventory management programs, to gauge the effectiveness and efficiency of Postal Office systems in place to deliver safe, dependable and economical vehicle performance.

The contract holder will identify internal and external resources to support objectives, brief the Postal Service OIG on methodologies for completing the task order, document the current state and potential cost-saving opportunities of maintenance facilities, and deliver reports on whether management practices and performance measures are aligned with industry standards for current operations and can achieve best practices for the future.

A complete scope of work rundown — including performance measures to be gauged, deliverables, etc. — can be found on FedBizOpps.