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.

Fiscal Year Report Title Issue Date Report Number Financial Value Status Recommendationsort descending Management Response
2019 Stamp Stock Accountability 08/20/2019 FT-AR-19-008 $0 Open R - 3 -- Establish a control to require management outside the unit’s stock accountability process to monitor that stock shipments are verified with a witness. Agree
2019 Review of Postal Inspection Service Criminal and Administrative Processes – Fort Worth Division 04/19/2019 HR-AR-19-002 $0 Open R - 3 -- Establish a requirement and formal process for divisions to periodically inventory and track ammunition. Agree
2015 Badges for Postal Service Contractors 03/06/2015 HR-AR-15-004 $0 Open R - 3 -- Establish an oversight process to strengthen controls and accountability of the contractor badge program to ensure it is effectively managed. Agree
2019 Mail Processing Overtime 06/13/2019 NO-AR-19-005 $0 Open R - 3 -- Establish appropriate performance incentives for managers to effectively manage overtime. Disagree
2015 Security Clearances for Postal Service Contract Drivers 11/20/2014 HR-AR-15-001 $0 Open R - 3 -- Establish mandatory and refresher training requirements for Postal Service officials responsible for security clearances to ensure they are aware of their roles and responsibilities regarding the security clearance process. Agree
2018 First-Class Mail Service Performance Measurement - Northeast Area 05/22/2018 NO-AR-18-006 $0 Open R - 3 -- Evaluate and determine the relevance of current First-Class Mail service performance goals considering the service pairs that do not meet goals. Disagree
2019 Postal Service Dynamic Route Optimization and Cost Savings Initiative 09/27/2019 NL-AR-19-004 $0 Open R - 3 -- Evaluate the data accuracy in the Transportation Management System and Shipment File Web applications and test the functionality of both systems to ensure it meets the Postal Service’s program requirements and the accuracy of the dynamic manifest. Agree
2019 Oversight of the U.S. Postal Service Uniform Program 09/19/2019 SM-AR-19-007 $0 Open R - 3 -- Implement a periodic validation process of vendor quarterly reports and vendor sales invoices to ensure accuracy and compliance. Agree
2019 Postal Service’s Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Preventive Maintenance Process 08/22/2019 SM-AR-19-006 $0 Open R - 3 -- Implement a process to reduce the use of code 0, the automatic system-generated bypasses code in the electronic Maintenance Activity Reporting and Scheduling system. Agree
2018 Flats Sequencing System Performance in the Capital Metro Area 07/26/2018 NO-AR-18-008 $0 Open R - 3 -- Monitor and ensure that supervisors are reviewing staff Flats Sequencing System labor code selections daily for correctness. Disagree


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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