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|
|2019||Issues Identified in the Outbound International Mail Market||09/23/2019||CP-MT-19-001||$0||Open||R - 1-- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act.||Agree|
|2020||U.S. Postal Inspection Service Charlotte Division||11/15/2019||19TG013OV000-R20||$0||Open||R - 3-- The Inspector-in-Charge, Charlotte Division, develop a formal review process to ensure training records are entered accurately in Threat Management Tracking System.||Agree|
|2016||Continuous Improvement of Mail Processing Operations||09/29/2016||NO-AR-16-012||$465,165,928||Open||R - 1-- Reduce 11.5 million workhours from projected fiscal year 2016 levels where possible and when planning for 2017 projected workhours by evaluating operational efficiency, adjusting staffing levels/workhours to workload, and ensuring overtime workhours do not exceed budgeted levels.||Agree|
|2016||Access Controls over Mail Imaging Systems||01/14/2016||IT-AR-16-004||$0||Open||R - 2-- Require passwords for all mail imaging systems accounts in accordance with Handbook AS-805.||Agree|
|2020||Expense Purchase Card Activity||03/23/2020||19SMG009SM000-R20||$0||Open||R - 2-- Enhance the purchase card policy to require cardholders electronically retain purchase card documentation when possible.||Agree|
|2018||Access Issues Identified in the Mail Processing Environment||09/05/2018||IT-MT-18-001||$0||Open||R - 5-- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act.||Agree|
|2020||Small Package Sorting System Performance||07/29/2020||20-052-R20||$0||Open||R - 4-- Provide standard work instructions to Small Package Sorting System (SPSS) facilities and employees and reiterate the importance of properly placing packages into SPSS machines.||Agree|
|2020||Contract Closeout Process||04/22/2020||19-026-R20||$0||Open||R - 1-- Reinforce contract closeout policy to the Category Management Centers, contracting officers, and system administrators through formal communications and refresher training on the closeout process.||Agree|
|2019||Nationwide Review of Voyager Fleet Card Personal Identification Numbers||06/24/2019||DR-AR-19-006||$0||Open||R - 2-- Implement corrective action to: (1) deactivate PINs issued to vendors, (2) deactivate multiple PINs issued to employees or define policy for exception, (3) deactivate PINs without a valid employee name; and (4) ensure authorized approval of requests for increasing PIN purchasing limits and (5) track and monitor completion of semi-annual reviews.||Agree|
|2020||In Office Cost System Sampling Processes||05/22/2020||19-032-R20||$0||Open||R - 2-- Reiterate the verification policy and enhance the IOCS data entry system to indicate the verification of sampled employees work status in advance.||Agree|