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 ascending Report Title Issue Date Report Number Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
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 Stamp Stock Accountability 08/20/2019 FT-AR-19-008 $0 Open R - 3 -- Establish a control to require management outside the unit’s stock accountability process to monitor that stock shipments are verified with a witness. Agree
2019 Military and Diplomatic Mail Service 07/31/2019 MS-AR-19-003 $0 Open R - 1 -- Periodically evaluate operations to provide effective management oversight of the timeliness of military and diplomatic mail to reduce delays in mail arriving to and processing within the CIMSC, as well as ensuring proper labelling of this mail. Agree
2019 Controls over Release of Personnel Information 12/14/2018 SAT-AR-19-001 $0 Open R - 1 -- require the Privacy and Records Management Office staff to handle all official personnel files when responding to requests for personnel information until the Standing Operating Procedures HR-HQ Requests for Personnel Records are fully implemented and Human Resources Headquarters staff are fully trained on the Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act. Agree
2019 Mail Delivery Issues - Ypsilanti Main Post Office, Ypsilanti MI 09/11/2019 DRT-AR-19-020 $0 Open R - 2 -- Coordinate with building owners or managers to comply with Postal Service access and mail receptacle policies. Agree
2019 Performance of the HTPS at the Queens, NY, P&DC 05/23/2019 NO-AR-19-004 $0 Open R - 2 -- Instruct supervisors to review staff labor code selections for correctness for the Queens, NY, Processing & Distribution Center High Throughput Package Sorter. Agree
2019 Contract Delivery Service Costs 08/20/2019 CP-AR-19-002 $5,375,720 Open R - 3 -- Develop guidance and mandatory training on the proper application of contract and special rates for extra trip payments and disseminate to current and new administrative officials. Agree
2019 Postal Service’s Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Preventive Maintenance Process 08/22/2019 SM-AR-19-006 $0 Open R - 3 -- Implement a process to reduce the use of code 0, the automatic system-generated bypasses code in the electronic Maintenance Activity Reporting and Scheduling system. Agree
2019 CyberSecurity Decision Analysis Reports Review 11/19/2018 IT-AR-19-002 $0 Open R - 1 -- Create and execute a program/administrative budget to adequately plan and administer an ongoing cybersecurity program. Agree
2019 Management Alert - Charter Flights 09/05/2019 NL-MT-19-002 $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


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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