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 Statussort descending Recommendation Management Response
2022 Alaska Mail Services 09/28/2022 22-090-R22 $0 Open R - 4-- Backfill the network specialist position so that air carrier performance is monitored and reviewed timely and corrective action is initiated when necessary. Agree
2022 U.S. Postal Inspection Service’s Oversight of Facility Security and Access Control 09/19/2022 22-037-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 - 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 Timecard Administration Follow-up 09/27/2022 22-079-R22 $1,612,467 Open R - 3-- Resolve system deficiencies that allow supervisors to bypass completing the time disallowance record by implementing system controls to ensure all required fields are completed once the affected employee is notified. Agree
2022 Election Mail Readiness for the 2022 Mid-Term Elections 09/26/2022 22-093-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 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 Review of National Change of Address and Moversguide Applications 09/22/2022 21-146-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 - 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 Timecard Administration Follow-up 09/27/2022 22-079-R22 $0 Open R - 2-- Develop a formal process to ensure supervisors and managers perform periodic reviews of disallowed timecard documentation for completeness in TACS. Agree
2022 Air Transportation Distribution and Routing Relabeling Process 09/12/2022 22-082-R22 $0 Open R - 2-- Identify facilities that are not consistently completing preventative maintenance and issue supplemental guidance to reinforce daily functionality checks and routine maintenance for Scan Where You Band printers to minimize legibility issues with Distribution and Routing tags. 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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