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 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 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
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 Compensation, Benefit, and Bonus Authority in Calendar Year 2021 09/29/2022 22-126-R22 $0 Open R - 1-- Instruct the Executive Director, Compensation and Benefits, to develop and implement a procedure to obtain payroll adjustment data. 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
2021 Improving Operational Efficiency Using Informed Visibility 09/17/2021 RISC-WP-21-009 $0 Open R1 - Develop a formal avenue to periodically solicit feedback from Informed Visibility users to ascertain system functionality and gauge opportunities for enhancements. Agree
2023 Capping Report - Efficiency of Selected Processes - Select Units, Virginia District 10/28/2022 22-141-R23 $0 Open R - 9-- Direct Bon Air Branch unit management to instruct close out personnel to follow procedures for preparing and witnessing bank deposits. 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 Next Generation Delivery Vehicles - Contract Clauses 01/12/2022 21-215-R22 $0 Open R - 2-- Provide and validate that posters advertising the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General Hotline are displayed at the Next Generation Delivery Vehicle supplier facilities 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 - 6-- Recommend the Southeast Division Director, Logistics Operations, develop and execute a plan to systematically review and enforce compliance of securing trailer cargo and utilizing wheel chocks. Agree


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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