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 Recommendation Management Responsesort descending
2022 Capping Report - Mail Delivery, Customer Service, and Property Conditions Review – Select Units Portland, OR Region 03/22/2022 22-001-R22 $0 Open R - 6-- Address all remaining building maintenance and safety issues identified at the Vancouver Main Post Office. Agree
2022 Alaska Mail Services 09/28/2022 22-090-R22 $0 Open R - 6-- Issue supplemental guidance to the air carriers to remind them to submit claims within 30 days and provide written documentation to the air carrier when a claim is not submitted timely. Agree
2022 Alaska Mail Services 09/28/2022 22-090-R22 $346,649 Open R - 5-- Establish a review and approval process for air carrier payments and provide oversight to ensure air carrier payments are timely and accurate. Additionally, initiate recovery of the overpayments paid to air carriers. 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 - 4-- 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 - 4-- Backfill the network specialist position so that air carrier performance is monitored and reviewed timely and corrective action is initiated when necessary. Agree
2022 Timecard Administration Follow-up 09/27/2022 22-079-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 Alaska Mail Services 09/28/2022 22-090-R22 $0 Open R - 3-- Establish a standard weight threshold for the verification of shipments by air carriers. Agree
2022 COVID-19 Test Kit Distribution 09/28/2022 22-076-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
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 Mail Delivery, Customer Service, and Property Conditions Review – Select Units, St. Louis, MO Region 08/31/2022 22-115-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

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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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