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 Status Recommendationsort descending Management Response
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
2023 Capping Report - Efficiency of Selected Processes - Select Units, Virginia District 10/28/2022 22-141-R23 $0 Open R - 4-- Reiterate to Montrose Heights Station management and personnel the policy prohibiting the sharing of Retail Systems Software passwords and direct unit management to require unit personnel to change compromised passwords. Agree
2022 U.S. Postal Service’s Recognition and Awards Program 05/20/2022 21-263-R22 $0 Open R - 4-- Review and update existing policies and procedures on the Recognition and Awards Program audit process to ensure the appropriate audit is conducted for the expected program outcomes. Agree
2021 U.S. Postal Service's Protection Against External Cyberattacks 08/31/2021 20-277-R21 $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 Free Matter for the Blind 07/22/2022 22-068-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 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 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 Postal Service Knowledge Continuity 05/27/2022 21-255-R22 $0 Open R - 4-- Update Management Instruction, EL-384-2014-1, Corporate Succession Planning, to reflect current agency systems and standards, and establish a schedule to review on a regular basis. Agree
2021 Contract Invoice Payment Process 07/29/2021 20-281-R21 $0 Open R - 4-- Update the Commodity-Specific Practices for Design and Construction Purchasing in the Supplying Principles & Practices to reflect current procedures and references. Agree
2023 Mail Delivery, Customer Service, and Property Condition Reviews - Select Units, New Jersey Region 12/02/2022 22-170-R23 $0 Open R - 4-- We recommend the District Manager, New Jersey District, address all building safety and maintenance issues identified at the Belleville Annex, Kearny Main Post Office, and the Union Post Office. 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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