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 Year Report Title Issue Datesort descending Report Number Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
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 Contract Delivery Service Costs 08/20/2019 CP-AR-19-002 $0 Open R - 2 -- Direct the Manager, Transportation Contracts, Contract Delivery Services, to include the 120 cubic feet minimum vehicle requirement in contracts or, as appropriate, identify reasonable exceptions to the 120 cubic feet minimum vehicle requirement and document those exceptions in applicable contracts. Disagree
2019 Stamp Stock Accountability 08/20/2019 FT-AR-19-008 $0 Open R - 4 -- Monitor and determine reasonableness of units that conduct excessive stock counts and notify the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General, when appropriate, to investigate potential fraud, waste, and abuse. Agree
2019 Contract Delivery Service Costs 08/20/2019 CP-AR-19-002 $0 Open R - 4 -- Monitor extra trip costs to identify and correct overpayments. Agree
2019 Stamp Stock Accountability 08/20/2019 FT-AR-19-008 $0 Open R - 5 -- Define in Handbook F-101, Field Accounting Procedures, how retail employees are held accountable for password sharing, and communicate it to all employees with retail responsibilities. Agree
2019 Meter Revenue Refunds - W.T. Harris Station, Charlotte, NC 08/21/2019 FCS-FM-19-020 $78,316 Open R - 1 -- Reiterate policies regarding the verification of disbursements and destruction of meter stamps refunded; or consider developing alternative guidance for destruction to prevent duplicate, unauthorized, or incorrect refunds. Agree
2019 Postal Service’s Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Preventive Maintenance Process 08/22/2019 SM-AR-19-006 $0 Open R - 2 -- Create Standard Work Instructions to provide maintenance management detailed operating procedures and job aids related to their Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning preventive maintenance responsibilities. 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 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 Nationwide Employee Background Screening 08/22/2019 HR-AR-19-003 $0 Open R - 2 -- Incorporate controls to enhance visibility in tracking and monitoring of National Agency Check with Inquiries investigations. Agree

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