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 Recommendationsort descending Management Response
2019 U.S. Postal Inspection Service New York Division 09/19/2019 OV-AR-19-004 $0 Open R - 5-- Update policy to require undercover operation approvals be stored in the Case Management System. Agree
2018 Western Area Physical Security and Environmental Controls 03/19/2018 IT-AR-18-002 $0 Open R - 6-- Direct the senior plant manager to implement security controls for the facility parking lots and repair surveillance security cameras. Agree
2019 Contract Delivery Service Costs 08/20/2019 CP-AR-19-002 $0 Open R - 6-- Enhance communication channels and training that help AOs (1) address contract delivery service issues and challenges and (2) provide contract delivery service supplier performance feedback. Agree
2019 Postal Service Dynamic Route Optimization and Cost Savings Initiative 09/27/2019 NL-AR-19-004 $16,363,465 Open R - 6-- Establish a method for calculating Key Performance Indicators to ensure the accurate measure of program performance. Agree
2020 Delivery and Customer Service Issues - Greenpoint and Williamsburg Stations, Brooklyn, NY 12/31/2019 19-003-R20 $0 Open R - 6-- Instruct the Postmaster, Brooklyn, and the station management to complete repairs to any remaining items identified during the audit and to escalate repair issues to the District Manager if not completed in a reasonable time. Agree
2019 Informed Visibility Vulnerability Assessment 10/12/2018 IT-AR-19-001 $0 In-Resolution R - 6-- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Disagree
2019 Review of Postal Service’s Response [Redacted] 09/06/2019 IT-AR-19-005 $0 Open R - 6-- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
2020 Compensation, Benefit, and Bonus Authority in Calendar Year 2018 12/11/2019 19BG009FT000-R20 $0 Open R - 6-- To implement procedures to provide the Board of Governors secretary the information necessary to meet the reporting requirements of 39 U.S.C. § 3686(c) for timely notification to Congress and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management for those employees designated in critical senior executive positions. Agree
2019 Postal Service Dynamic Route Optimization and Cost Savings Initiative 09/27/2019 NL-AR-19-004 $0 In-Resolution R - 7-- Evaluate the program savings calculation for rate per mile and fuel inflationary factors to ensure accurate calculation of initiative savings. Disagree

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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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