The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has awarded Mack Trucks Inc. a contract for over 1,400 trucks. The order includes 1,800 Mack Vision on-highway model, and 226 of its MR vocational models by the end of 2006.

“We’re particularly pleased with the number of Vision models in the contract,” said Kevin Flaherty, senior vp—sales. “We’re working very hard to grow our highway business, and we view this as a very significant step in that process.”

The contract also calls for Mack to provide training and other services.