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 descending Management Response
2022 Management of Suppliers' Contractual Performance 08/17/2022 21-261-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 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 State of Cybersecurity 08/15/2022 21-205-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 Wireless Assessment 08/18/2022 21-221-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 Payments to Contract Cleaners 11/12/2021 21-096-R22 $23,428 Open R - 1-- Update and clarify local cleaning polices to include implementing guidelines for specific field situations; and communicate the updated policies and guidelines to postmasters at least annually, given the movement of personnel within the postmaster category. Agree
2018 Use of Postal Service Network to Facilitate Illicit Drug Distribution 09/28/2018 SAT-AR-18-002 $0 Open R - 1-- Work with Congress to develop legislative changes that would result in the Postal Inspection Service being authorized to open and inspect domestic packages suspected of containing illicit drugs. Disagree
2022 Improving Service Performance and Mail Processing Efficiencies at Historically Low Performing Facilities 08/08/2022 21-243-R22 $0 Open R - 10-- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. 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 U.S. Postal Service's Implementation of Enterprise Risk Management 05/19/2022 21-235-R22 $0 Open R - 2-- Consider the opportunities for improvement discussed in the report and identify actions to further develop the Enterprise Risk Management program. Agree
2022 U.S. Postal Inspection Service's Prosegur Contract 08/04/2022 21-265-R22 $0 Open R - 2-- Develop a mechanism, such as training or guidance, to ensure Security Investigation Service Center personnel and site CORs are aware of their roles and responsibilities for ensuring contract security guards have the proper security clearances required to access postal facilities. 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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