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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 Value||Status||Recommendation||Management Response|
|2015||Security Clearances for Postal Service Contract Drivers||11/20/2014||HR-AR-15-001||$0||Open||R - 1-- Establish formal procedures to track and monitor contract driver security clearances to ensure drivers have the appropriate clearance and are re-screened, as required. This should include a process to notify appropriate management officials when security clearances have not been renewed.||Agree|
|2020||In Office Cost System Sampling Processes||05/22/2020||19-032-R20||$0||Open||R - 1-- Evaluate and enhance, as appropriate, the In-Office Cost System sampling methodology to replace or reschedule readings of (unavailable) employees.||Agree|
|2019||Mail Processing Overtime||06/13/2019||NO-AR-19-005||$358,305,479||Open||R - 1-- Evaluate and test the updated Function 1 Scheduler results on a periodic basis to ensure proper implementation of position bid assignments and accurate complement levels, and make adjustments as necessary.||Agree|
|2019||Competitive Products Pricing Best Practices||09/11/2019||CP-AR-19-003||$0||Open||R - 1-- Evaluate available options to modernize the pricing management system.||Agree|
|2020||Workers' Compensation Program Cost Containment Activities||08/06/2020||19-031-R20||$0||Open||R - 1-- Evaluate workers’ compensation cost containment options based on private sector practices and determine a strategy forward.||Agree|
|2020||Supply Management’s Control Environment Over Contracting Officers||11/07/2019||18SMG023SM000-R20||$0||Open||R - 1-- Implement a formal portfolio review process to ensure that contracting officers obtain the required annual 21 hours of current purchasing-related training, including validation of training content and supporting documentation of attendance/completion.||Agree|
|2020||Management Structure at Postal Service Facilities||03/18/2020||19SMG011HR000-R20||$0||Open||R - 1-- Implement an updated district ranking methodology and reassess district rankings based on the approved methodology.||Agree|
|2020||U.S. Postal Service’s Processing Network Optimization and Service Impacts||06/16/2020||19XG013NO000-R20||$96,399,375||Open||R - 1-- Implement best practices identified during site visits to increase operational efficiency and management oversight nationwide.||Agree|
|2020||Risks Associated with Information Technology Applications||07/27/2020||20-251-R20||$0||Open||R - 1-- In coordination with Vice President, Information Technology, complete the Certification and Accreditation process to evaluate the risk associated with the six applications with expired accreditations and mitigate or formally accept the risks.||Agree|
|2020||Management of Highway Contract Route Contractor Failures at the Columbus, OH, Processing and Distribution Center||07/13/2020||20-219-R20||$0||Open||R - 1-- Instruct Columbus Processing and Distribution Center management to ensure that reason codes for late trips are accurately reported.||Agree|