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.

Fiscal Yearsort descending Report Title Issue Date Report Number Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
2019 Deposit by Mail Controls at Selected Mail Processing Facilities 09/12/2019 NO-AR-19-007 $0 Open R - 1 -- Establish standard operating procedures for the Deposit by Mail service to include security cameras, secured doors, staged mail, and adequate rewrap procedures. Agree
2019 Management Alert - [Redacted] 06/19/2019 IT-MT-19-001 $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
2019 Automated Package Verification (APV) Evaluation 09/18/2019 MS-AR-19-004 $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
2019 Nationwide Employee Background Screening 08/22/2019 HR-AR-19-003 $0 Open R - 1 -- Incorporate a review process at the Human Resources Shared Service Center to ensure that all candidates with criminal hits have supporting approval certifications prior to moving them to the next step in the hiring process. Agree
2019 Delivery Scanning Issues - Gardena Post Office, Gardena, CA 09/05/2019 DRT-AR-19-017 $0 Open R - 1 -- Instruct the Gardena Postmaster to follow delivery standard operating procedures for scanning packages and to include the use of firm sheets. Agree
2019 No-Fee Post Office Boxes 11/26/2018 FT-AR-19-004 $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. Disagree
2019 U.S. Postal Inspection Service New York Division 09/19/2019 OV-AR-19-004 $0 Open R - 5 -- Update policy to require undercover operation approvals be stored in the Case Management System. Agree
2019 Commercial Air (CAIR) Contractor Scanning 07/19/2019 NL-MT-19-001 $0 Open R - 1 -- Establish processes to train ramp and mail clerks on contract provisions concerning when and where Delta Air Lines employees are required to scan the mail. Agree
2019 Oversight of the U.S. Postal Service Uniform Program 09/19/2019 SM-AR-19-007 $0 Open R - 3 -- Implement a periodic validation process of vendor quarterly reports and vendor sales invoices to ensure accuracy and compliance. Agree
2019 Virtual Private Network Access 08/19/2019 IT-MA-19-001 $0 Open R - 2 -- Analyze Postal Service bargaining employees with authorized Virtual Private Network access and coordinate with their supervisors to make appropriate changes. 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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