We’ve all heard the mantra “recycle, reuse, and reduce,” but did you know that people focus not only on what products they should buy, but also on how their purchases are packaged, shipped, and delivered?
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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|
|2020||Transportation Network Optimization and Service Performance||06/05/2020||20-144-R20||$0||Open||R - 1-- Create reason codes in the Surface Visibility Web 2.0 system for why extra trips are being ordered.||Agree|
|2019||U.S. Postal Inspection Service Area Case Management||09/03/2019||OV-AR-19-003||$0||Open||R - 2-- Develop controls to ensure periodic reviews of investigative documentation are conducted.||Agree|
|2020||In Office Cost System Sampling Processes||05/22/2020||19-032-R20||$0||Open||R - 6-- Analyze the expansion of the IOCS cluster sampling methodology to include other crafts, and implement a pilot as appropriate.||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||U.S. Postal Service Transportation Network Operations and Cost Optimization Practices||11/07/2019||19XG002NL000-R20||$0||Open||R - 5-- Explore opportunities to increase the use of commercial air carriers to transport packages presently restricted by federal regulations.||Agree|
|2015||Security Clearances for Postal Service Contract Drivers||11/20/2014||HR-AR-15-001||$0||Open||R - 4-- Establish a formal oversight process for contracting officers to validate contract drivers have security clearances when renewing contracts.||Agree|
|2020||U.S. Postal Service’s Processing Network Optimization and Service Impacts||06/16/2020||19XG013NO000-R20||$96,399,375||Open||R - 2-- Create a program to develop emerging leaders into potential front-line managers and require the participation of all acting managers.||Agree|
|2020||U.S. Postal Service: First-Line Supervisors - Resources||03/18/2020||19SMG010HR000-R20||$0||Open||R - 3-- Implement an oversight mechanism to ensure all permanent first-line supervisors take mandatory supervisory training within a designated period after being appointed.||Agree|
|2019||Review of Postal Inspection Service Criminal and Administrative Processes – Fort Worth Division||04/19/2019||HR-AR-19-002||$0||Open||R - 2-- Enhance the Closed Case File checklist and the Compliance Self-Assessment and Domicile Review Program to reconcile with case management documentation requirements.||Agree|
|2020||In Office Cost System Sampling Processes||05/22/2020||19-032-R20||$0||Open||R - 4-- Document the methodology and analysis used to ensure sufficient samples are capturing mail characteristics for cost attribution.||Agree|