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 Titlesort descending Issue Date Report Number Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
2020 Partnership Agreement Compliance 12/27/2019 19BG004FT000-R20 $0 Open R - 2-- Include in future Marketing and Service Offering Agreements, measures that enforce compliance with agreement provisions. Agree
2019 Physical and Environmental Controls Site Security Review 08/15/2019 IT-AR-19-004 $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 Physical and Environmental Controls Site Security Review 08/15/2019 IT-AR-19-004 $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
2019 Physical and Environmental Controls Site Security Review 08/15/2019 IT-AR-19-004 $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
2017 Postal Inspection Service Consumer Fraud Fund 05/04/2017 HR-AR-17-006 $0 Open R - 2-- Develop formal written procedures for management of Consumer Fraud Fund requests and for tracking, monitoring, and reconciling expenditures. Agree
2017 Postal Inspection Service Consumer Fraud Fund 05/04/2017 HR-AR-17-006 $0 Open R - 1-- Develop a requirement to evaluate the effectiveness of Consumer Fraud Fund expenditures using measurable performance goals. Agree
2015 Postal Inspection Service Mail Covers Program Phase II 09/15/2015 HR-AR-15-007 $0 Open R - 2-- Establish formal procedures to monitor and track accountable mail cover documents for postal inspectors to ensure they are properly completed, submitted, and maintained at the Postal Inspection Service’s Criminal Investigations Service Center (CISC). These procedures should include requiring inspectors to return all mail cover documents to the CISC within 60 days of the mail cover end date. Agree
2015 Postal Inspection Service Mail Covers Program Phase II 09/15/2015 HR-AR-15-007 $0 Open R - 3-- Conduct a study to determine how using electronic media, including spreadsheets will impact the confidentiality and security of mail cover information. Based on study results, clarify policies and procedures regarding completing Postal Service Form 2009, Information Regarding Mail Matter, for each mailpiece related to interdiction mail covers and for mail covers that are automatically generated, approved, and closed. Agree
2019 Postal Service Dynamic Route Optimization and Cost Savings Initiative 09/27/2019 NL-AR-19-004 $0 Open R - 5-- Develop an automated payment process to ensure suppliers are paid consistently, accurately, and timely. Agree
2019 Postal Service Management of End of Life Devices 09/16/2019 IT-AR-19-006 $0 Open R - 1-- Develop and implement an End-of-Life policy to manage all network devices. Agree

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