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 Numbersort descending Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
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
2022 COVID-19 Test Kit Distribution 09/28/2022 22-076-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 COVID-19 Test Kit Distribution 09/28/2022 22-076-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 COVID-19 Test Kit Distribution 09/28/2022 22-076-R22 $0 Open R - 1-- Strengthen final reconciliation processes for all costs and revenue associated with COVID-19 test kit distribution to ensure accuracy of accounting and reimbursement or payment to the Department of Health and Human Services. 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
2022 Aboveground Storage Tanks 09/15/2022 22-078-R22 $0 Open R - 2-- Conduct inspections within 30 days of report issuance for the 39 aboveground storage tanks and remediate issues identified by the audit team and any additional items identified in subsequent inspections. Agree
2022 Aboveground Storage Tanks 09/15/2022 22-078-R22 $0 Open R - 6-- Develop and implement a training requirement for facilities that have aboveground storage tanks with capacities below 1,320 gallons. At minimum, the training should identify roles and responsibilities, inspection requirements, and provide guidance for updating the Environmental Tool Kit. Disagree
2022 Aboveground Storage Tanks 09/15/2022 22-078-R22 $0 Open R - 1-- Develop and implement aboveground storage tank oversight procedures, to include roles and responsibilities, to ensure monthly inspections are performed as required. Agree
2022 Aboveground Storage Tanks 09/15/2022 22-078-R22 $0 Open R - 4-- Establish a process to review and track Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures plans in the Environmental Tool Kit to ensure they are signed, uploaded, and up-to-date. Agree
2022 Aboveground Storage Tanks 09/15/2022 22-078-R22 $0 Open R - 7-- Implement a process to verify all required supporting documentation is within the Environmental Tool Kit for Environmental Compliance Review findings to confirm the facility took the appropriate corrective action. 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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