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 San Francisco International Service Center Closure 05/13/2022 21-267-R22 $0 Open R - 2-- Timely communicate their final retail decision to customers and adhere to applicable customer comment requirements. Agree
2022 U.S. Postal Service's Implementation of Enterprise Risk Management 05/19/2022 21-235-R22 $0 Open R - 1-- Review and update the ERM Operating Charter to reflect the current needs of the organization and implement the revised charter. Agree
2018 Use of Postal Service Network to Facilitate Illicit Drug Distribution 09/28/2018 SAT-AR-18-002 $0 Open R - 1-- Work with Congress to develop legislative changes that would result in the Postal Inspection Service being authorized to open and inspect domestic packages suspected of containing illicit drugs. Disagree
2022 Mail Delivery, Customer Service, and Property Condition Reviews - Select Units, Indianapolis, IN 06/22/2022 22-091-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
2017 Insider Threat Program 09/18/2017 IT-AR-17-007 $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 U.S. Postal Service International Mail Operations and Performance Data 06/02/2022 21-197-R22 $0 Open R - 3-- Review the business rules governing USPS.com tracking for international packages to promote clear and accurate messages. Agree
2020 Controls Over Purchasing and Maintaining Information Technology Equipment 08/17/2020 19-017-R20 $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 Efficiency of Processing Operations and Service Performance in Western Maryland 08/29/2022 22-111-R22 $0 Open R - 1-- Conduct a study to determine if moving mail processing operations for 3-digit ZIP Codes beginning with 215 and 267 from the Baltimore Processing & Distribution Center to other processing facilities would be more efficient and effective, and provide better service performance. Agree
2021 Timecard Administration 12/09/2020 20-180-R21 $0 Open R - 3-- Procure and test new, automated time collection devices for the Postal Service to implement throughout its facilities. 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 - 2-- Develop and execute a plan to ensure that management at the Maryville Gardens Station systematically follows up on proposed administrative actions. 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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