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 Numbersort descending Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
2022 Moving Mail by Rail 09/13/2022 22-036-R22 $0 Open R - 4-- Issue supplemental guidance to the sites that use the intermodal transportation program and ensure the Contract Irregularity Reporting process is being followed. Agree
2022 Moving Mail by Rail 09/13/2022 22-036-R22 $901,884 Open R - 1-- Develop a standard operating procedure and training for the intermodal transportation program that addresses oversight responsibilities and how to monitor and address any performance issues. Agree
2022 U.S. Postal Inspection Service’s Oversight of Facility Security and Access Control 09/19/2022 22-037-R22 $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
2022 U.S. Postal Inspection Service’s Oversight of Facility Security and Access Control 09/19/2022 22-037-R22 $0 Open R - 1-- Establish a facility security level determination process based on the factors and criteria in the Risk Management Process Standard. Disagree
2022 U.S. Postal Inspection Service’s Oversight of Facility Security and Access Control 09/19/2022 22-037-R22 $0 Open R - 2-- Redesign the baseline level of protection process to align with the Risk Management Process Standard, to include establishing a baseline level of protection for each facility security level and regularly reassessing the baseline level of protection. Disagree
2023 U.S. Postal Service Money Order Trends and Cost Coverage 10/20/2022 22-057-R23 $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
2023 U.S. Postal Service Money Order Trends and Cost Coverage 10/20/2022 22-057-R23 $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
2022 Issues Identified with Internet Change of Address 04/12/2022 22-058-R22 $21,828,827 Open R - 1-- Develop controls to verify that online change of address requests are authorized by the resident of the address. Agree
2022 Efficiency of Operations at the San Diego, CA, Processing and Distribution Center 04/08/2022 22-061-R22 $0 Open R - 2-- Implement a plan to process the First-Class Small Parcels and Rolls to meet clearance times and eliminate delayed mail at the Margaret L. Sellers, San Diego, CA Processing and Distribution Center. Agree
2022 Efficiency of Operations at the San Diego, CA, Processing and Distribution Center 04/08/2022 22-061-R22 $0 Open R - 1-- Implement a plan to train employees and enforce truck load scan compliance at the Margaret L. Sellers, San Diego, CA Processing and Distribution Center to meet or surpass the scanning goal. Agree

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This Recommendation Dashboard provides information on recommendations that the Postal Service can address without external party action. To view closed recommendations, click here. Also, click here to see recommendations that may require additional action by external parties.

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