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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||Risks Associated with Information Technology Applications||07/27/2020||20-251-R20||$0||Open||R - 2-- Issue a Failure to Comply letter if the conditional accreditation requirements for the six applications are not met.||Agree|
|2020||Accuracy of Surface Visibility Scans and Reporting||03/05/2020||19-024-R20||$0||Open||R - 3-- Implement controls to ensure only properly authorized personnel can make manual edits in Surface Visibility Web 2.0||Agree|
|2020||Transportation Network Optimization and Service Performance||06/05/2020||20-144-R20||$0||Open||R - 3-- Issue supplemental guidance to evaluate recurring late, canceled, and extra trips, and trips with consistently low trailer utilization; and update, remove, or consolidate trips; and adjust the transportation schedules accordingly.||Agree|
|2020||Workload/Workforce Key Performance Indicators in Customer Service, Delivery, and Vehicle Operations||10/24/2019||19RG005DR000-R20||$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.||Disagree|
|2016||Access Controls over Mail Imaging Systems||01/14/2016||IT-AR-16-004||$0||Open||R - 3-- Delete all accounts that have not been used in more than 365 days and all guest accounts on the mail imaging systems.||Agree|
|2020||Cybersecurity Incident Detection and Response Capability||07/29/2020||19-012-R20||$0||Open||R - 3-- Track one-to-one alignment of actual investments with Cybersecurity Decision Analysis Report III Enhancement and Maturity requests for each project.||Disagree|
|2020||Management Structure at Postal Service Facilities||03/18/2020||19SMG011HR000-R20||$0||Open||R - 1-- Implement an updated district ranking methodology and reassess district rankings based on the approved methodology.||Agree|
|2019||Mail Processing Overtime||06/13/2019||NO-AR-19-005||$0||Open||R - 2-- Issue supplemental guidance on management oversight to reduce unauthorized overtime, ensure compliance with overtime policy to reduce grievances, and increase employee availability.||Agree|
|2020||Transportation Network Optimization and Service Performance||06/05/2020||20-144-R20||$0||Open||R - 1-- Create reason codes in the Surface Visibility Web 2.0 system for why extra trips are being ordered.||Agree|
|2020||Supply Management’s Control Environment Over Contracting Officers||11/07/2019||18SMG023SM000-R20||$0||Open||R - 1-- Implement a formal portfolio review process to ensure that contracting officers obtain the required annual 21 hours of current purchasing-related training, including validation of training content and supporting documentation of attendance/completion.||Agree|