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 Datesort ascending Report Number Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
2022 Alaska Mail Services 09/28/2022 22-090-R22 $346,649 Open R - 5-- Establish a review and approval process for air carrier payments and provide oversight to ensure air carrier payments are timely and accurate. Additionally, initiate recovery of the overpayments paid to air carriers. 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 Alaska Mail Services 09/28/2022 22-090-R22 $0 Open R - 7-- Coordinate with the Postal Service Headquarters Finance group to establish separate general ledger accounts for bypass mail program costs. Disagree
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 COVID-19 Test Kit Distribution 09/28/2022 22-076-R22 $0 Open R - 1-- 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 Alaska Mail Services 09/28/2022 22-090-R22 $0 Open R - 2-- Require shippers to schedule appointments to tender bypass mail to air carriers and have Postal Service officials perform mail and postage verification. Agree
2022 Alaska Mail Services 09/28/2022 22-090-R22 $0 Open R - 1-- Develop a plan to complete the evaluation and implementation of a solution that will provide visibility over mail movement in Alaska. Disagree
2022 Timecard Administration Follow-up 09/27/2022 22-079-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 $0 Open R - 1-- 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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