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 Mail Delivery, Customer Service, and Property Conditions Review – Select Units, St. Louis, MO Region 08/31/2022 22-115-R22 $0 Open R - 5-- Address all building safety, security, and maintenance issues identified at the Saint Peters Main Post Office and the Maryville Gardens, Chouteau, and Marian Oldham Stations. Agree
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
2023 Efficiency of Operations at the Atlanta, GA Processing and Distribution Center 11/01/2022 22-179-R23 $0 Open R - 4-- Recommend the Southeast Division Director, Logistics Operations, increase the number of Postal Vehicle Service drivers at the Atlanta Processing and Distribution Center. 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
2023 Mail Delivery, Customer Service, and Property Condition Reviews - Select Units, Milwaukee, WI Region 10/17/2022 22-147-R23 $0 Open R - 3-- We recommend the Manager, Wisconsin District, develop and implement a plan to ensure that all employees at the North Milwaukee Station, Waukesha Main Post Office, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Station, and the Bradley Carrier Annex are trained on standard operating procedures for package scanning and handling and that unit management systematically reviews scan data and enforces compliance. 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
2023 U.S. Postal Service Money Order Trends and Cost Coverage 10/20/2022 22-057-R23 $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 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

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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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