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 Yearsort descending Report Title Issue Date Report Number Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
2022 Procurement and Management of Cybersecurity Tools 08/25/2022 21-129-R22 $0 Open R - 5-- 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 - 3-- Develop a contract clause to include in applicable future contracts that requires suppliers self-reporting of fraud and advertising of the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General Hotline on suppliers premises. 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
2022 City Delivery Operations - Nationwide Route Management 02/17/2022 21-127-R22 $541,175,238 Open R - 2-- Evaluate using alternative methodologies, rather than the five or six consecutive days of a routes’ mail volume, to maintain the 8-hour workday and how to account for letter and flat mail base volume. Agree
2022 U.S. Postal Inspection Service's Prosegur Contract 08/04/2022 21-265-R22 $0 Open R - 2-- Develop a mechanism, such as training or guidance, to ensure Security Investigation Service Center personnel and site CORs are aware of their roles and responsibilities for ensuring contract security guards have the proper security clearances required to access postal facilities. Agree
2022 U.S. Postal Inspection Service's Online Analytical Support Activities 03/25/2022 21-191-R22 $0 Open R - 3-- Modify the Analytics Team’s Standard Operating Procedures to clarify documentation requirements for Requests for Assistance, to include requiring postal inspectors to document the postal nexus in their requests. Agree
2022 U.S. Postal Inspection Service's Prosegur Contract 08/04/2022 21-265-R22 $0 Open R - 6-- Coordinate with the Deputy Chief Inspector, Headquarters, to require site CORs to obtain records for the purpose of reconciling the hours billed by Prosegur for security guard services to ensure accuracy prior to certifying the invoices. Agree
2022 Transfer of Mail Processing Operations from Selected Facilities 05/04/2022 21-240-R22 $0 Open R - 3-- Revise Postal Service Handbook PO-408, Area Mail Processing Guidelines, to include a timeframe for implementing a consolidation after a feasibility study has been approved and to reflect the organizational restructure. Agree
2022 Aboveground Storage Tanks 09/15/2022 22-078-R22 $0 Open R - 7-- Implement a process to verify all required supporting documentation is within the Environmental Tool Kit for Environmental Compliance Review findings to confirm the facility took the appropriate corrective action. Agree
2022 Overtime Administration System 04/29/2022 21-251-R22 $0 Open R - 2-- Develop a process to ensure the Overtime Administration System contains accurate overtime data, to include timely updates of the Overtime Desired Lists and overtime requirements from local memorandums of understanding. 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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