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
2022 U.S. Postal Service’s Recognition and Awards Program 05/20/2022 21-263-R22 $0 Open Agree
2021 Processing Selected Resignation and Reassignment Personnel Actions 08/18/2021 21-070-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
2020 Assessment of Overtime Activity 08/25/2020 20-209-R20 $0 Open R - 3-- Implement a process to collect and monitor data that identifies the reasons for overtime use to better manage and control overtime costs. Agree
2022 Efficiency of Selected Processes – Mesquite Post Office, Mesquite, TX 05/31/2022 22-067-R22 $0 Open Agree
2022 Fuel Expenses, Cash, Stamps, and Money Orders - Charlotte, NC, Ballantyne Station Post Office 03/14/2022 22-018-R22 $8,843 Open R - 3-- Reiterate to all personnel performing daily closeout activities at the Ballantyne Station Post Office the requirement to review and retain all supporting documentation relating to fuel purchases and local disbursements. Agree
2021 "As Needed" Highway Contract Routes 07/16/2021 21-022-R21 $162,338,091 Open R - 1-- Develop and implement periodic reviews to ensure timely detection and correction of payment errors and verify that Postal Service Forms 5397, Contract Route Extra Trip Authorization, are complete, accurate, and included in the electronic Service Change Request system. Agree
2021 U.S. Postal Service's Protection Against External Cyberattacks 08/31/2021 20-277-R21 $0 Open R - 1-- Implement a consistent process to approve and update the access management system for all employees excluded from mandatory security awareness training and update information security policy to reflect the process. Agree
2022 Efficiency of Operations at the San Diego, CA, Processing and Distribution Center 04/08/2022 22-061-R22 $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
2021 Fiscal Year 2020 Board of Governors' Expenditures 09/22/2021 21-064-R21 $0 Open R - 1-- Develop and provide training and formal communication to all purchasing teams on policies and procedures, including required file documentation, for sensitive requests. Agree
2022 Mail Delivery, Customer Service, and Property Conditions Review – Select Units, San Diego, CA Region 05/16/2022 22-077-R22 $0 Open 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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