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 Responsesort descending
2020 Recovery for Private Party Damage to Postal Service Vehicles 09/10/2020 20-177-R20 $0 Open R - 1-- Coordinate with the National Tort Center to provide district Tort Claim Coordinators training on accident recovery settlements and related processes. Agree
2021 Property Condition Reviews - North Royalton, Willoughby, and Jesse C. Owens Post Offices in Ohio 06/21/2021 21-138-R21 $0 Open R - 2-- Perform and document fire extinguisher inspections monthly and annually as required at the North Royalton, Willoughby, and Jesse C. Owens Post Offices. Agree
2021 U.S. Postal Service Exit Processing 04/12/2021 20-167-R21 $0 Open R - 4-- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
2021 Mail Operations at the West Valley, AZ, Processing and Distribution Center 07/27/2021 21-166-R21 $0 Open R - 3-- review operation numbers and Content Identification Number codes to determine if the right sort plans are being used to ensure delayed inventory data is accurate. Agree
2021 Impact of Pandemic on Postal Service Finances 03/29/2021 20-257-R21 $0 Open R - 1-- Develop specific policies and procedures to ensure expenses are consistently documented, validated, and tracked for unanticipated crisis or catastrophic events. Agree
2021 Contract Invoice Payment Process 07/29/2021 20-281-R21 $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
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
2021 As Needed Highway Contract Routes 07/16/2021 21-022-R21 $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
2017 Insider Threat Program 09/18/2017 IT-AR-17-007 $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
2021 Mail Delivery and Customer Service Operations- Newark Post Office, Newark, DE 07/22/2021 21-177-R21 $0 Open R - 4-- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. 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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