A-1.2 Completing the AMP Data Entry Page

1. Losing Facility Information

  • Type of Distribution to Consolidate: Select whether the consolidation involves originating, destinating, or both types of mail processing operations.
  • Facility Name and Type: Indicate the facility name, including type, such as Post Office, processing and distribution facility, or processing and distribution center (data source: Facilities Database).
  • Street Address: Enter the physical address of the facility that will lose operations. Do not enter a PO Box mailing address.
  • City: Type the city of the facility that will lose operations.
  • State: Select the 2-letter state abbreviation of the facility that will lose operations.
  • 5D Facility ZIP Code: Type the 5-digit ZIP Code of the losing facility.
  • District: Select the district with which the facility is associated from the drop-down list.
  • Area: The area with which the facility is associated is automatically populated based on the District.
  • Finance Number: Type the 6-digit finance number of the losing facility. Do not use a dash to segment the number sequence.
  • Current 3D ZIP Code(s): Enter the 3-Digit ZIP Code or ZIP Code Range from Column A of the Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM) labeling list, L005 3-Digit ZIP Code Prefix Groups-SCF Sortation.
  • Miles to Gaining Facility: Enter the distance between the losing to gaining facilities.
  • EXFC office: Use the drop-down box and select “Yes”, if this facility is part of the EXFC service performance measurement; otherwise choose “No.”
  • Postmaster or Plant Manager: Select the title and enter the name of the person with overall management responsibility for the facility that will lose operations.
  • Senior Plant Manager: Type the name of the senior plant manager of the losing facility.
  • District Manager: Type the name of the district manager for the losing facility.
  • Facility Type after AMP: Use the pull-down list to enter the facility type after the AMP is implemented.

2. Gaining Facility Information

  • Facility Name & Type: Include the facility name, including type, such as Post Office, processing and distribution facility, or processing and distribution center (data source: Facilities Database).
  • Street Address: Enter the physical address of the facility that will gain operations. Do not enter a PO Box mailing address.
  • City: Type the city of the facility that will gain operations.
  • State: Select the 2-letter state abbreviation of the facility that will gain operations.
  • 5D Facility ZIP Code: Type the 5-digit ZIP Code of the gaining facility.
  • District: Select the district with which the facility is associated from the drop-down list.
  • Area: The area with which the facility is associated is automatically populated based on the District.
  • Finance Number: Type the 6-digit finance number of the gaining facility. Do not use a dash to segment the number sequence.
  • Current 3D ZIP Code(s): Enter the 3-Digit ZIP Code or ZIP Code Range from Column A of the Domestic Mail Manual (DMM) labeling list, L005 3-Digit ZIP Code Prefix Groups-SCF Sortation.
  • EXFC Office: Use the drop-down box and select “Yes” if this facility is part of the EXFC service performance measurement.
  • Plant Manager: Type the name of the plant manager of the gaining facility.
  • Senior Plant Manager: Type the name of the senior plant manager of the gaining facility.
  • District Manager: Type the name of the district manager for the gaining facility.

3. Background Information

  • Start of Study: Date of the memo from the area vice president (AVP) to the senior vice president (SVP) Operations announcing the start of an AMP feasibility study.
  • Date Range of Data: The starting month/day/year and ending month/day/year for the most recently completed four quarters will be used for those AMP worksheets requiring a full year of data.
  • Processing Days per Year: 310 days is the national number of processing days in a year. It is used to calculate the average daily volume transferred from the losing facility to the gaining facility.
  • Bargaining Unit Hours per Year: Represents the number of bargaining unit workhours in a workyear. Data are automatically populated and come from the most current update of Decision Analysis Report Factors/Cost of Borrowing/New Facility Start-up Costs located at the Postal Service Intranet (blue page) at http://blue.usps.gov/cape/ [under Finance, Capital and Program Evaluation (CAPE), Tools, Toolbox].
  • EAS Hours per Year: Represents the number of EAS workhours in a workyear. Data come from the most current update of Decision Analysis Report Factors/Cost of Borrowing/New Facility Start-up Costs.
  • Date of HQ Memo Decision Analysis Report Factors/Cost of Borrowing/New Facility Start-up Costs Update: This field will automatically be populated with the date of memo used.
  • Date and Time this Workbook Was Last Saved: Each time a workbook is saved, the system automatically records the date and time into this cell. The date the workbook is last saved is automatically copied to each individual worksheet within the workbook.

4. Other Information

Exhibit A-1 

AMP Data Entry Page

Exhibit A-1, AMP Data Entry Page