2011 Sustainability Report
Putting our stamp on a greener tomorrow

Key performance indicators

  Units FY 2007 FY 2008 FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011
Revenues $Billions $74.78 $74.93 $68.09 $67.05 $65.71
Net profit (loss) $Billions ($5.14) ($2.81) ($3.79) ($8.50) ($5.07)
Mail volume Billion pieces 212.23 202.70 176.74 170.57 167.93
Delivery points Million points 147.99 149.19 150.12 150.86 151.49
Career employees Number of employees 684,762 663,238 623,128 581,775 557,251
Post Offices, plants and administration Number of facilities 34,318 34,175 33,264 33,620 33,260
Greenhouse gas emissions1 Million MTCO2e n/d 13.37 13.03 12.31 12.39
Facility energy use2 Trillion BTU 30.1 30.7 25.7 23.8 25.1
Transportation fuel use3 Million GGE 795.8 729.7 720.5 700.9 718.0
Solid waste recycled Short tons n/d 288,211 219,649 221,655 215,879

Notes:

n/d: no historical data available.

1 Total GHG reported in million metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) equivalents (MTCO2e).

2 Total facility energy reported in British Thermal Units (BTU).

3 Total transportation fuel use includes postal owned, General Services Administration (GSA) leased, and contract vehicle fuel use and is reported in Gasoline Gallon Equivalents (GGE). Restated 2007–2009 results due to a leased fuel correction.

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