We’ve all heard the mantra “recycle, reuse, and reduce,” but did you know that people focus not only on what products they should buy, but also on how their purchases are packaged, shipped, and delivered?
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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||U.S. Postal Inspection Service Handling of Suspected Marijuana Packages||03/13/2020||19-014-R20||$253,613||Open||R - 5-- Align Administrative Non-Mailability Protocol program policy with the Inspection Service Manual that requires daily activity documentation to support workhours.||Agree|
|2020||U.S. Postal Service Transportation Network Operations and Cost Optimization Practices||11/07/2019||19XG002NL000-R20||$2,017,531||Open||R - 3-- Evaluate Highway Contract Route contracts to include consistent language to omit payment when trips are canceled by the Postal Service and ensure they are omitted from supplier’s payment per contract terms.||Agree|
|2020||Leased Facility Maintenance||05/28/2020||19SMG012SM000-R20||$2,251,220||Open||R - 5-- Establish and implement a plan with timeframes for the Landlord Maintenance Program to timely initiate the fee recovery process and collect expensed funds.||Agree|
|2013||Supervisor Workhours and Span of Control||04/04/2013||NO-MA-13-005||$11,955,046||Open||R - 2-- Fill vacant supervisor positions up to the appropriate span of control level and reduce supervisor replacement workhours accordingly.||Agree|
|2020||Effectiveness of the Postal Service's Efforts to Reduce Non-Career Employee Turnover||02/12/2020||19POG001SAT000-R20||$13,728,271||Open||R - 2-- Develop a comprehensive non-career employee national turnover strategic plan and procedures to provide more effective management oversight. The plan and procedures should focus on achieving measurable results to reduce non-career employee turnover at the local level by developing action plans to address exit survey results and implement district best practices nationwide.||Disagree|
|2019||U.S. Postal Inspection Service Area Case Management||09/03/2019||OV-AR-19-003||$14,437,650||Open||R - 1-- Ensure investigative documentation requirements are consistent throughout the policies and include periodic reviews of investigative documentation.||Agree|
|2020||U.S. Postal Service Transportation Network Operations and Cost Optimization Practices||11/07/2019||19XG002NL000-R20||$28,772,621||Open||R - 1-- Ensure extra trips are reconciled against Surface Visibility data when submitting payments in the Service Change Request system.||Agree|
|2019||Salary and Wage Rate Retention||09/20/2019||FT-AR-19-009||$33,974,772||Open||R - 1-- Develop policies and procedures, including assignment of responsibilities, for documenting and retaining salary and wage rate retention information and monitoring continued eligibility.||Agree|
|2019||Nationwide Review of Voyager Fleet Card Personal Identification Numbers||06/24/2019||DR-AR-19-006||$46,316,039||Open||R - 3-- Develop and implement interim controls to prevent and detect the issues noted in this report until the Voyager Fleet Commander Online application is updated.||Agree|
|2020||Small Package Sorting System Performance||07/29/2020||20-052-R20||$58,926,340||Open||R - 1-- Reiterate the operation user guide requiring supervisors to be present to initiate the timely start of Small Package Sorting System machine processing.||Agree|