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 Next Generation Delivery Vehicles - Contract Clauses 01/12/2022 21-215-R22 $0 Open R - 2-- Provide and validate that posters advertising the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General Hotline are displayed at the Next Generation Delivery Vehicle supplier facilities through a mutual agreement contract modification. Agree
2023 Capping Report - Efficiency of Selected Processes - Select Units, Virginia District 10/28/2022 22-141-R23 $0 Open R - 3-- Improve the current bank deposit storing process followed at the Bon Air Branch. Agree
2022 Management of Suppliers' Contractual Performance 08/17/2022 21-261-R22 $0 Open R - 5-- Reinforce to contracting officers the requirement to provide administrative oversight of contracting files to ensure they include all pertinent documentation, such as contract modifications — including supporting documents with justifications and higher-level reviews and approvals — and correct labeling of documents in the Contract Authoring Management System. 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
2023 Efficiency of Operations at the DV Daniels Processing and Distribution Center, Kearny, NJ 10/19/2022 22-169-R23 $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 Procurement and Management of Cybersecurity Tools 08/25/2022 21-129-R22 $0 Open R - 5-- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
2022 Ventilation and Filtration in Postal Service Facilities 02/04/2022 21-118-R22 $0 Open R - 2-- Implement an oversight process to manage and monitor the maintenance of ventilation and filtration equipment. Agree
2023 Key Issues With Channel Partners 10/13/2022 22-069-1-R23 $0 Open R - 2-- Enhance and implement internal controls that provide the Postal Service with visibility into merchant activity on Channel Partner meters. Disagree
2021 Fiscal Year 2020 Board of Governors' Expenditures 09/22/2021 21-064-R21 $2,826 Open R - 2-- Implement a process to ensure the Office of the Board’s contracting officer’s representatives administer all contract-related arrangements and certify invoices in accordance with established supply management policies and contract terms. Agree
2023 Capping Report - Efficiency of Selected Processes - Select Units, Virginia District 10/28/2022 22-141-R23 $6,120 Open R - 1-- Reiterate to Bon Air Branch, Southside Station, and Montrose Heights Station unit management and personnel the requirements to secure accountable items, properly manage cash and inventory, and conduct financial reviews. 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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