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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 Response|
|2020||Late and Extra Trips at the Philadelphia, PA, Processing and Distribution Center||05/13/2020||20-164-R20||$0||Open||R - 2-- Ensure adherance to mail clearance times in the Run Plan Generator Report.||Agree|
|2020||Compensation, Benefit, and Bonus Authority in Calendar Year 2018||12/11/2019||19BG009FT000-R20||$0||Open||R - 2-- Develop and submit for certification by the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors an updated description of the bonus or reward program allowed under 39 U.S.C. § 3686(a). The description should specifically define all types of cash and non-cash awards, including spot awards, for which executives and officers are eligible.||Agree|
|2019||Informed Visibility Vulnerability Assessment||10/12/2018||IT-AR-19-001||$0||In-Resolution||R - 2-- review the controls identified in the Center for Internet Security benchmarks and consider them for inclusion into the published standard.||Disagree|
|2020||Cost Reduction Initiatives for Mail Products||08/03/2020||20-088-R20||$0||Open||R - 2-- Update the Domestic Mail Manual to set appropriate mail preparation standards that align with automation for strapping, containerization, wrapping, and paper quality, to reduce costs associated with bundle breakage and manual processing of machinable mail.||Agree|
|2020||Automatic Indemnity Claim Payments||03/02/2020||19-008-R20||$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||Facility Condition Reviews – Mail Processing Facilities||05/06/2019||SM-AR-19-003||$0||Open||R - 2-- Develop and implement an action plan to address structural recommendations at the Indianapolis Processing and Distribution Center, including a timeline for completing items.||Agree|
|2020||Mail Delivery and Customer Service Issues – Foothill Station, San Jose, CA||04/23/2020||20-188-R20||$0||Open||R - 2-- Conduct annual route inspections and update evaluations as needed at the Foothill Station. In addition, develop an action plan with additional strategies to reduce staffing variances.||Agree|
|2019||Automated Package Verification (APV) Evaluation||09/18/2019||MS-AR-19-004||$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|
|2020||Review of IT Network Performance||01/17/2020||18TG005IT000-R20||$0||Open||R - 1-- Establish a network strategy to include a process to continuously monitor the information technology network, and develop enterprise-wide performance metrics and improvement targets.||Agree|
|2018||Change of Address Identity Verification Internal Controls||08/24/2018||MS-AR-18-005||$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|