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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|
|2019||Postal Service Dynamic Route Optimization and Cost Savings Initiative||09/27/2019||NL-AR-19-004||$0||Open||R - 5-- Develop an automated payment process to ensure suppliers are paid consistently, accurately, and timely.||Agree|
|2020||Informal Grievance Oversight||07/14/2020||19SMG007HR000-R20||$0||Open||R - 1-- Develop an action plan, with milestones, to manage and reduce informal grievance costs and payments.||Agree|
|2020||Partnership Agreement Compliance||12/27/2019||19BG004FT000-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|
|2020||Mail Delivery Issues – Montbello Station, Denver, CO||12/18/2019||20-078-R20||$0||Open||R - 3-- Review and adjust mail arrival times and mail mix for the Montbello Station and the Denver Processing and Distribution Center to ensure distribution up time is being met.||Agree|
|2020||Automatic Indemnity Claim Payments||03/02/2020||19-008-R20||$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|
|2018||Western Area Physical Security and Environmental Controls||03/19/2018||IT-AR-18-002||$0||Open||R - 3-- Direct the senior plant manager to implement compensating controls for doors without a functioning card reader||Agree|
|2020||Cost Reduction Initiatives for Mail Products||08/03/2020||20-088-R20||$0||Open||R - 2-- Update the Domestic Mail Manual to set appropriate mail preparation standards that align with automation for strapping, containerization, wrapping, and paper quality, to reduce costs associated with bundle breakage and manual processing of machinable mail.||Agree|
|2020||Management Structure at Postal Service Facilities||03/18/2020||19SMG011HR000-R20||$0||Open||R - 4-- Formalize a regular review process of workload models and criteria, for each operational manager and supervisor position.||Agree|
|2019||Management Operating Data System (MODS) Errors and Adjustments||04/03/2019||CP-AR-19-001||$0||Open||R - 5-- Establish an official closing period for the Management Operating Data System (MODS) and develop controls in MODS to prevent workhour adjustments after the closeout period without required approvals.||Agree|
|2020||Stamp and Cash Inventories - Chicago, IL, Offices||07/29/2020||20-256-R20||$0||Open||R - 2-- Provide Retail Systems Software administrative training to all respective unit supervisors.||Agree|