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 Yearsort descending Report Title Issue Date Report Number Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
2022 Next Generation Delivery Vehicles - Contract Clauses 01/12/2022 21-215-R22 $0 Open R - 1-- Include self-reporting of fraud protection in the Next Generation Delivery Vehicle contract through a mutual agreement contract modification. Agree
2022 Management of Suppliers' Contractual Performance 08/17/2022 21-261-R22 $0 Open R - 4-- Update its Supplying Principles and Practices to require contracting officers to obtain either Digital Signature or original signature on fully executed contract awards, purchase plans, award recommendations, and orders placed under ordering agreements, and require these documents to be filed in the Contract Authoring Management System. Agree
2022 Efficiency of Operations at the Portland, OR, Processing and Distribution Center 02/22/2022 22-028-R22 $0 Open R - 1-- Coordinate with Headquarters Logistics and Human Resources to identify and implement additional strategies to increase the number of postal vehicle service drivers at the Portland, OR Processing and Distribution Center. Agree
2022 Procurement and Management of Cybersecurity Tools 08/25/2022 21-129-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 Ventilation and Filtration in Postal Service Facilities 02/04/2022 21-118-R22 $0 Open R - 1-- Review and revise the communication structure to send updated ventilation and filtration related guidance, recommendations, and responsibilities directly to postmasters. Agree
2022 State of Cybersecurity 08/15/2022 21-205-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
2022 Capping Report - Mail Delivery, Customer Service, and Property Conditions Review – Select Units Portland, OR Region 03/22/2022 22-001-R22 $0 Open R - 5-- Address all remaining building maintenance and safety issues identified at the Beaverton Main Post Office and the Parkrose and Piedmont Stations. 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
2022 Mail Transport Equipment 04/14/2022 21-229-R22 $0 Open R - 5-- Update Handbook PO-502, Mail Transport Equipment, to establish a comprehensive audit policy addressing the audit frequency and threshold for Postal Service facilities and mailers subject to audits and documenting audit results. Agree
2022 U.S. Postal Inspection Service's Prosegur Contract 08/04/2022 21-265-R22 $0 Open R - 6-- Coordinate with the Deputy Chief Inspector, Headquarters, to require site CORs to obtain records for the purpose of reconciling the hours billed by Prosegur for security guard services to ensure accuracy prior to certifying the invoices. 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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