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 Titlesort descending Issue Date Report Number Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
2022 Management of Suppliers' Contractual Performance 08/17/2022 21-261-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 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 Management of Suppliers' Contractual Performance 08/17/2022 21-261-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 Management of Suppliers' Contractual Performance 08/17/2022 21-261-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
2021 Manual Mail Processing Efficiency 09/21/2021 21-131-R21 $395,585,002 Open R - 3-- Communicate to employees the importance of changing operations on the time clock and of scanning all packages; Place time clocks in areas that are easily accessible and monitor changes daily; Monitor manual package processing operations routinely; Update manual letter and flat volume estimates yearly. Agree
2019 Military and Diplomatic Mail Service 07/31/2019 MS-AR-19-003 $0 Open R - 4-- Work with military stakeholders to update Publication 38, Postal Agreement with the Department of Defense, and with military and diplomatic stakeholders to update the operating plan related to military and diplomatic mail at the Chicago International Military Service Center. Agree
2022 Moving Mail by Rail 09/13/2022 22-036-R22 $0 Open R - 3-- Review the Intermodal (Rail) Performance Dashboard for accuracy and consider developing additional metrics for the intermodal transportation dashboards and aligning with Surface Visibility transportation metrics. Agree
2022 Moving Mail by Rail 09/13/2022 22-036-R22 $901,884 Open R - 1-- Develop a standard operating procedure and training for the intermodal transportation program that addresses oversight responsibilities and how to monitor and address any performance issues. Agree
2022 Moving Mail by Rail 09/13/2022 22-036-R22 $0 Open R - 4-- Issue supplemental guidance to the sites that use the intermodal transportation program and ensure the Contract Irregularity Reporting process is being followed. Agree
2022 Moving Mail by Rail 09/13/2022 22-036-R22 $0 Open R - 2-- Develop an Intermodal (Rail) Performance Dashboard to monitor performance for Contractor #2. 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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