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 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
2019 Postal Service Dynamic Route Optimization and Cost Savings Initiative 09/27/2019 NL-AR-19-004 $16,363,466 Open R - 1-- Identify and resolve Dynamic Route Optimization program issues before continuing implementation and the national rollout. 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
2019 Oversight of the U.S. Postal Service Uniform Program 09/19/2019 SM-AR-19-007 $278,923 Open R - 1-- Implement a periodic reconciliation process of Citibank’s vendor sales transactions to the approved licensed vendor list to identify transactions at non-licensed vendors. Agree
2018 Credit for Disputed Voyager Card Transactions 04/02/2018 FT-AR-18-007 $1,152,177 Open R - 1-- Implement a process to reconcile, at least quarterly, all disputed transactions nationwide. Agree
2020 Mail Excluded from Service Performance Measurement 12/13/2019 19XG009NO000-R20 $0 Open R - 1-- In coordination with the Acting Vice President, Processing and Maintenance, form a workgroup with mailers that have the largest amount of mail excluded from measurement to develop an action plan, with goals, timelines and practical opportunities to address root causes of service performance exclusions. Agree
2020 Manual Letter Processing Operations at the Industry, CA, Processing and Distribution Center 12/23/2019 20-098-R20 $0 Open R - 1-- Instruct Industry Processing and Distribution Center management to coordinate with Pacific Area personnel to transition the manual letter processing activities to customer service personnel. Agree
2020 Delivery and Customer Service Issues - Greenpoint and Williamsburg Stations, Brooklyn, NY 12/31/2019 19-003-R20 $0 Open R - 1-- Instruct the Postmaster, Brooklyn and Williamsburg and Greenpoint Station management, to develop an action plan to ensure all mail is being delivered in a timely manner and standard operating procedures are followed for reporting delayed mail, handling of returnable mail, and collection of mail from contract postal units. Agree
2020 U.S. Postal Inspection Service Charlotte Division 11/15/2019 19TG013OV000-R20 $0 Open R - 1-- Limit ammunition access to applicable personnel in the Charlotte Division. Disagree
2020 Effectiveness of the Postal Service's Efforts to Reduce Non-Career Employee Turnover 02/12/2020 19POG001SAT000-R20 $0 Open R - 1-- Measure the cost savings associated with the National Performance Assessment non-career employee turnover performance. 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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