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.

*The Open Recommendations Financial Value does not include amounts that were not publicly released due to concerns about information protected under the Freedom of Information Act.*

Fiscal Year Report Title Issue Date Report Number Financial Value Status Recommendationsort ascending Management Response
2020 Package Delivery in Rural and Dense Urban Areas 09/16/2020 RISC-WP-20-008 $0 Open To the VP of Delivery Operations: Develop a national plan, based on key data factors, to help reduce the aggregate costs of door deliveries along rural routes and in urban apartment buildings. Agree
2023 Capping Report - Efficiency of Selected Processes - Select Units, Virginia District 10/28/2022 22-141-R23 $0 Open R - 9-- We recommend the Manager, Virginia District, direct Bon Air Branch unit management to instruct close out personnel to follow procedures for preparing and witnessing bank deposits. Agree
2022 Improving Service Performance and Mail Processing Efficiencies at Historically Low Performing Facilities 08/08/2022 21-243-R22 $0 Open R - 9-- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
2023 Capping Report - Efficiency of Selected Processes - Select Units, Virginia District 10/28/2022 22-141-R23 $26,152 Open R - 8-- We recommend the Manager, Virginia District, direct management at Bon Air Branch and Southside Station to maintain appropriate documentation to demonstrate actions taken to research and resolve financial differences expensed to the unit including bank deposits differences and employee items. Agree
2023 Capping Report - Efficiency of Selected Processes - Select Units, Virginia District 10/28/2022 22-141-R23 $7,713 Open R - 7-- We recommend the Manager, Virginia District, reiterate the requirement for field unit managers at the Bon Air Branch, Southside Station, and Montrose Heights Station to review daily financial reports to verify transactions are accurate, properly witnessed, and supported. Agree
2022 Aboveground Storage Tanks 09/15/2022 22-078-R22 $0 Open R - 7-- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
2022 Alaska Mail Services 09/28/2022 22-090-R22 $0 Open R - 7-- Coordinate with the Postal Service Headquarters Finance group to establish separate general ledger accounts for bypass mail program costs. Disagree
2023 Capping Report - Efficiency of Selected Processes - Select Units, Virginia District 10/28/2022 22-141-R23 $0 Open R - 6-- We recommend the Manager, Virginia District, to reiterate to unit management at Southside Station the policy for handling nonmail items. Agree
2022 Procurement and Management of Cybersecurity Tools 08/25/2022 21-129-R22 $0 Open R - 6-- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
2022 State of Cybersecurity 08/15/2022 21-205-R22 $0 Open R - 6-- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree

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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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