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 U.S. Postal Service’s Recognition and Awards Program 05/20/2022 21-263-R22 $10,255,694 Open R - 3-- Develop and communicate examples of what is considered a commendable justification for recognition and awards to all applicable staff responsible for recognition and awards activity and (b) reiterate and train all applicable staff on the requirement “to use appropriate review and control procedures to identify the superior work of individuals, programs, and operational areas.” Agree
2022 Mail Delivery, Customer Service, and Property Condition Reviews - Select Units, Indianapolis, IN 06/22/2022 22-091-R22 $0 Open R - 3-- Develop and execute a plan to ensure management at the Plainfield Main Post Office, the Carmel Main Post Office, and Linwood Station reviews truck/trailer arrival scanning performance daily and enforces compliance. 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
2023 Key Issues With Channel Partners 10/13/2022 22-069-1-R23 $0 Open R - 3-- Develop mechanisms to directly identify the end shipper for each package and enforce non-compliance. Disagree
2022 Postal Service Knowledge Continuity 05/27/2022 21-255-R22 $0 Open R - 3-- Enhance the process to measure the success of leadership development courses after completion. Agree
2022 Aboveground Storage Tanks 09/15/2022 22-078-R22 $0 Open R - 3-- Establish a process to ensure Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures plans are prepared as required and reiterate guidance to facility management to sign and upload plans into the Environmental Tool Kit. Disagree
2021 Contract Invoice Payment Process 07/29/2021 20-281-R21 $0 Open R - 3-- Establish and implement refresher contracting officer’s representative training requirements. 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
2021 Capital Equipment at the Eagan Information Technology Center 08/10/2021 21-059-R21 $0 Open R - 3-- Instruct the Executive Manager, Compute Engineering to implement a process to ensure that records for capital assets at the Eagan Information Technology Center are accurately entered and maintained in the Solution for Enterprise Asset Management system and the Asset Inventory Management System including clear designations of the status of equipment items. Agree
2022 U.S. Postal Inspection Service's Online Analytical Support Activities 03/25/2022 21-191-R22 $0 Open R - 3-- Modify the Analytics Team’s Standard Operating Procedures to clarify documentation requirements for Requests for Assistance, to include requiring postal inspectors to document the postal nexus in their requests. Agree

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