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 Valuesort descending Status Recommendation Management Response
2022 Mail Delivery, Customer Service, and Property Condition Reviews - Select Units, Seattle, WA 07/28/2022 22-101-R22 $0 Open R - 3-- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
2022 Efficiency of Operations at the Seattle, WA, Processing and Distribution Center 05/19/2022 22-094-R22 $0 Open R - 1-- Coordinate with Headquarters Logistics and Human Resources, to identify and implement strategies to increase the number of Postal Vehicle Service drivers at the Seattle, WA Processing and Distribution Center. Agree
2022 Replacement of Privately Owned Delivery Vehicles 01/18/2022 20-255-R22 $0 Open R - 2-- Analyze and include the potential financial impact associated with rural route conversions that would not result in cost savings for consideration in future Decision Analysis Reports for vehicle acquisition. Agree
2022 Efficiency of Operations at the St. Louis, MO, Processing and Distribution Center 07/13/2022 22-112-R22 $0 Open R - 2-- Initiate a plan to ensure preventative maintenance is consistently performed on automated machines at the St. Louis Processing & Distribution Center. Agree
2022 Unscheduled Leave – Absence Without Leave (AWOL) Status 01/07/2022 21-140-R22 $0 Open R - 2-- Review disciplinary guidance and templates related to absence without leave employees on each district’s website to ensure consistency and, as appropriate, update and communicate guidance. Agree
2022 Efficiency of Operations at the St. Louis, MO, Processing and Distribution Center 07/13/2022 22-112-R22 $0 Open R - 1-- Develop and implement a plan at the St. Louis Processing & Distribution Center to ensure management monitors mail that is sent to the manual sorting area to ensure the mail is non-machinable. Agree
2022 City Delivery Operations - Nationwide Route Management 02/17/2022 21-127-R22 $0 Open R - 1-- Develop a detailed action plan, including measurable targets, to resume conducting annual street observations to determine whether a minor route adjustment or a mail count and route inspection review is needed. 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
2022 Ventilation and Filtration in Postal Service Facilities 02/04/2022 21-118-R22 $0 Open R - 1-- Review and revise the communication structure to send updated ventilation and filtration related guidance, recommendations, and responsibilities directly to postmasters. Agree
2017 Insider Threat Program 09/18/2017 IT-AR-17-007 $0 Open R - 1-- Continue to develop and fully implement an insider threat program for national security information in accordance with National Insider Threat Policy minimum standards. 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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