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 Statussort ascending Recommendation Management Response
2022 COVID-19 Test Kit Distribution 09/28/2022 22-076-R22 $0 Open R - 1-- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
2022 Review of National Change of Address and Moversguide Applications 09/22/2022 21-146-R22 $0 Open R - 1-- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
2022 Aboveground Storage Tanks 09/15/2022 22-078-R22 $0 Open R - 2-- Conduct inspections within 30 days of report issuance for the 39 aboveground storage tanks and remediate issues identified by the audit team and any Agree
2022 Mail Delivery, Customer Service, and Property Conditions Review – Select Units, Albuquerque and Santa Fe, NM Region 09/20/2022 22-132-R22 $0 Open R - 2-- Develop a plan to ensure that unit management at the Santa Fe Main Post Office and Coronado Station are trained on standard operating procedures for properly counting mail volume when the need arises to report delayed mail. Agree
2022 Moving Mail by Rail 09/13/2022 22-036-R22 $0 Open R - 2-- Develop an Intermodal (Rail) Performance Dashboard to monitor performance for Contractor #2. Agree
2022 Capping Report – Efficiency of Selected Processes at Select Retail Units, Georgia District 09/23/2022 22-125-R22 $0 Open R - 2-- Direct Marietta Main Post Office unit management to fix the broken lock where retail floor stock is stored. Agree
2022 Compensation, Benefit, and Bonus Authority in Calendar Year 2021 09/29/2022 22-126-R22 $0 Open R - 2-- Instruct the Executive Director, Compensation and Benefits, to examine the Comprehensive Statement executive compensation disclosure review process, and implement improvements to ensure completeness and accuracy. Agree
2022 U.S. Postal Inspection Service’s Oversight of Facility Security and Access Control 09/19/2022 22-037-R22 $0 Open R - 2-- Redesign the baseline level of protection process to align with the Risk Management Process Standard, to include establishing a baseline level of protection for each facility security level and regularly reassessing the baseline level of protection. Disagree
2022 Alaska Mail Services 09/28/2022 22-090-R22 $0 Open R - 2-- Require shippers to schedule appointments to tender bypass mail to air carriers and have Postal Service officials perform mail and postage verification. Agree
2022 Election Mail Readiness for the 2022 Mid-Term Elections 09/26/2022 22-093-R22 $0 Open R - 2-- 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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