The OIG makes recommendations to the United States Postal Service to correct deficiencies and encourage improvements in the safety, economy, efficiency, and management of the Department’s programs and operation.

Our report findings and conclusions explain the basis for the specific corrective actions we recommend. This Recommendation Dashboard provides more information than ever before about the current status of OIG recommendations, which we plan to update on a weekly basis.

Fiscal Year Report Title Issue Date Report Number Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
2020 Manual Letter Processing Operations at the North Bay, CA, Processing and Distribution Center 12/09/2019 20-065-R20 $0 Open R - 1-- Instruct North Bay Processing and Distribution Center management to ensure supervisors monitor mail processing productivity and correct employee operation number time charges on a regular basis. Agree
2020 Local Purchases and Payments: Miscellaneous Services - Far Rockaway, NY, Main Post Office and Park Station 11/21/2019 19-039-R20 $0 Open R - 2-- Direct the Far Rockaway Main Post Office Postmaster, to submit the Postal Service Form 8231, Vendor Payment 1099 Reporting Form, to Accounting Services to report the $9,988 vendor service payments. Agree
2020 Local Purchases and Payments: Miscellaneous Services - Far Rockaway, NY, Main Post Office and Park Station 11/21/2019 19-039-R20 $0 Open R - 1-- Instruct the Far Rockaway Main Post Office Postmaster to reiterate and train applicable unit personnel on policy for making local purchases and payments, using appropriate account identifier codes, and performing the proper procedures for the daily closeout. Agree
2020 Local Travel Reimbursement - Las Vegas, NV, Huntridge Station 10/01/2019 FCS-FM-20-001 $7,619 Open R - 1 -- Direct the Senior Manager, Customer Service, to issue Postal Service vehicle cards for each postal-owned vehicle and provide the necessary training to each employee on how to use the vehicle cards. Agree
2019 Postal Vehicle Service (PVS) Zero Base Reviews 09/27/2019 NL-AR-19-005 $0 Open R - 2 -- Ensure Area Postal Vehicle Service analysts track and monitor Zero Base review recommendations. Agree
2019 Postal Service Dynamic Route Optimization and Cost Savings Initiative 09/27/2019 NL-AR-19-004 $0 Open R - 4 -- Continue defining clear and timely communication protocols with stakeholders to ensure concerns with manifests and supplier payments are addressed and resolved. Agree
2019 Postal Service Dynamic Route Optimization and Cost Savings Initiative 09/27/2019 NL-AR-19-004 $0 Open R - 5 -- Develop an automated payment process to ensure suppliers are paid consistently, accurately, and timely. Agree
2019 Postal Service Dynamic Route Optimization and Cost Savings Initiative 09/27/2019 NL-AR-19-004 $16,363,465 Open R - 6 -- Establish a method for calculating Key Performance Indicators to ensure the accurate measure of program performance. Agree
2019 Postal Service Dynamic Route Optimization and Cost Savings Initiative 09/27/2019 NL-AR-19-004 $16,363,466 Open R - 1 -- Identify and resolve Dynamic Route Optimization program issues before continuing implementation and the national rollout. Agree
2019 Postal Service Dynamic Route Optimization and Cost Savings Initiative 09/27/2019 NL-AR-19-004 $0 Open R - 7 -- Evaluate the program savings calculation for rate per mile and fuel inflationary factors to ensure accurate calculation of initiative savings. Disagree

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This Recommendation Dashboard provides information on recommendations that the Postal Service can address without external party action. To view closed recommendations, click here. Also, click here to see recommendations that may require additional action by external parties.

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