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
2019 Oversight of Highway Contract Routes - Insurance 03/22/2019 SM-AR-19-002 $0 Open R - 5-- Revise Supplying Principles and Practices to require the use of Clause B-39: Indemnification in all Highway Contract Route contracts. 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
2019 Oversight of the U.S. Postal Service Uniform Program 09/19/2019 SM-AR-19-007 $278,923 Open R - 1-- Implement a periodic reconciliation process of Citibank’s vendor sales transactions to the approved licensed vendor list to identify transactions at non-licensed vendors. Agree
2019 Oversight of the U.S. Postal Service Uniform Program 09/19/2019 SM-AR-19-007 $0 Open R - 2-- Implement a review process to ensure vendors adhere to quarterly report submission requirements. Determine appropriate actions, to include termination of agreement, for noncompliance. Agree
2019 Oversight of the U.S. Postal Service Uniform Program 09/19/2019 SM-AR-19-007 $0 Open R - 3-- Implement a periodic validation process of vendor quarterly reports and vendor sales invoices to ensure accuracy and compliance. Agree
2019 Oversight of the U.S. Postal Service Uniform Program 09/19/2019 SM-AR-19-007 $0 Open R - 4-- Implement a process to validate vendor compliance in selling uniform items to approved Postal Service employees, or require vendors to include employee names and form of payment on quarterly sales reports to identify ineligible purchases. Disagree
2019 Oversight of the U.S. Postal Service Uniform Program 09/19/2019 SM-AR-19-007 $0 Open R - 5-- Identify a centralized location, physical or electronic, to store all license agreements accessible by the Uniform Program office. Agree
2019 U.S. Postal Service Technical Services Contracts 05/08/2019 SM-CAR-19-002 $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
2019 U.S. Postal Service Technical Services Contracts 05/08/2019 SM-CAR-19-002 $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

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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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