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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|
|2018||Use of Postal Service Network to Facilitate Illicit Drug Distribution||09/28/2018||SAT-AR-18-002||$0||In-Resolution||R - 3-- Designate an officer to consolidate existing efforts and lead the implementation of a unified, comprehensive organizational strategy to combat the role of the postal network in facilitating illicit drug distribution.||Disagree|
|2020||Workers' Compensation Program Cost Containment Activities||08/06/2020||19-031-R20||$0||Open||R - 1-- Evaluate workers’ compensation cost containment options based on private sector practices and determine a strategy forward.||Agree|
|2020||Automatic Indemnity Claim Payments||03/02/2020||19-008-R20||$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||Management Operating Data System (MODS) Errors and Adjustments||04/03/2019||CP-AR-19-001||$0||Open||R - 5-- Establish an official closing period for the Management Operating Data System (MODS) and develop controls in MODS to prevent workhour adjustments after the closeout period without required approvals.||Agree|
|2019||Issues Identified in the Outbound International Mail Market||09/23/2019||CP-MT-19-001||$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|
|2018||Access Issues Identified in the Mail Processing Environment||09/05/2018||IT-MT-18-001||$0||Open||R - 5-- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act.||Agree|
|2020||Contract Closeout Process||04/22/2020||19-026-R20||$0||Open||R - 1-- Reinforce contract closeout policy to the Category Management Centers, contracting officers, and system administrators through formal communications and refresher training on the closeout process.||Agree|
|2019||Military and Diplomatic Mail Service||07/31/2019||MS-AR-19-003||$0||Open||R - 4-- Work with military stakeholders to update Publication 38, Postal Agreement with the Department of Defense, and with military and diplomatic stakeholders to update the operating plan related to military and diplomatic mail at the Chicago International Military Service Center.||Agree|
|2020||Transportation Network Optimization and Service Performance||06/05/2020||20-144-R20||$0||Open||R - 7-- Develop target goals for the surface transportation key performance indicators to reduce mitigation expenditures.||Agree|
|2020||Mail Delivery Issues – Montbello Station, Denver, CO||12/18/2019||20-078-R20||$0||Open||R - 1-- Develop an action plan to ensure all mail is being delivered in a timely manner.||Agree|