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 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 additional items identified in subsequent inspections. Agree
2022 Compensation, Benefit, and Bonus Authority in Calendar Year 2021 09/29/2022 22-126-R22 $0 Open R - 1-- Instruct the Executive Director, Compensation and Benefits, to develop and implement a procedure to obtain payroll adjustment data. Agree
2023 Capping Report - Efficiency of Selected Processes - Select Units, Virginia District 10/28/2022 22-141-R23 $0 Open R - 9-- Direct Bon Air Branch unit management to instruct close out personnel to follow procedures for preparing and witnessing bank deposits. 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-- Develop and implement a plan to ensure that all employees at the Saint Peters Main Post Office and the Chouteau and Marian Oldham Stations are trained on standard operating procedures for package scanning and handling and that unit management systematically reviews scan data and enforces compliance. Agree
2022 Efficiency of Operations at the Baltimore, MD, Processing and Distribution Center 12/16/2021 21-237-R22 $0 Open R - 3-- Prioritize and track the replacement of the tray management system at the Baltimore Processing and Distribution Center to ensure it is replaced according to the current schedule. Agree
2022 Management of Suppliers' Contractual Performance 08/17/2022 21-261-R22 $0 Open R - 2-- Reinforce the Supplying Principles and Practices for contracting officers to conduct supplier performance reviews at the end of the contract life. Agree
2022 Next Generation Delivery Vehicles - Contract Clauses 01/12/2022 21-215-R22 $0 Open R - 3-- Develop a contract clause to include in applicable future contracts that requires suppliers self-reporting of fraud and advertising of the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General Hotline on suppliers premises. Agree
2022 Procurement and Management of Cybersecurity Tools 08/25/2022 21-129-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 City Delivery Operations - Nationwide Route Management 02/17/2022 21-127-R22 $541,175,238 Open R - 2-- Evaluate using alternative methodologies, rather than the five or six consecutive days of a routes’ mail volume, to maintain the 8-hour workday and how to account for letter and flat mail base volume. 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

Pages

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.

Audit Directorates