Recent Projects

October 11, 2011

Change Management Audit

dap provided audit and expert review of a postal organization’s change management plans for a major modernization program. The objective of the audit was to identify […]
October 11, 2011

Future Mail Processing and Network Rationalization

dap advised the USPS Office of Inspector General (OIG) on network strategies to help reduce operating costs by rationalizing the network based on 2020 projected demand. […]
October 11, 2011

Production & Planning Best Practice Research

dap was asked by a postal organization to conduct primary research with leading postal operators worldwide on production planning and optimization, including scheduling, monitoring and control, […]
October 11, 2011

Bulk Mail Plant Design

dap provided comprehensive planning and design services for a large bulk-mail plant. Our services included demand projection; work center design; layout and flow analysis; the development […]
October 11, 2011

Postal Plant Layout Design

dap developed operational processing and physical layout guidelines for a major urban letters and flats processing plant upgrade. The study included demand forecasting, sort plant and […]
October 11, 2011

Postal Plant Operation Animation

To support significant changes in postal operations within plants, dap developed a computerized animation of the various new machine and labor steps in the plant for […]
October 11, 2011

Dispatch Operations Modeling

The rush of unit load (trays, tubs) at dispatch time can cause major bottlenecks through material handling, and poses high demand on labor to ensure that […]
October 11, 2011

Bundling and Pallet Size Specification

dap developed a computational model and application designed to generate presorted bundles and trays with the greatest possible presort depth, given bundling specifications. The model gave […]