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
2018 Use of Postal Service Network to Facilitate Illicit Drug Distribution 09/28/2018 SAT-AR-18-002 $0 Open R - 1-- Work with Congress to develop legislative changes that would result in the Postal Inspection Service being authorized to open and inspect domestic packages suspected of containing illicit drugs. Disagree
2021 Vehicle Parts Pricing 09/02/2021 21-020-R21 $0 Open R - 1-- Evaluate whether the existing most favored customer pricing Clause 2-48 (2006) remains applicable to the contract terms for these consignment suppliers. If not applicable, modify the contract to remove the clause and establish a monitoring process to ensure vehicle part prices are reviewed annually. Agree
2021 Vehicle Parts Pricing 09/02/2021 21-020-R21 $0 Open R - 2-- Incorporate one-time price changes over a specific defined threshold into the fair and reasonable determination process. Agree
2021 Vehicle Parts Pricing 09/02/2021 21-020-R21 $0 Open R - 3-- Perform an annual review of the consignment vehicle parts for these agreements to evaluate the quality and availability of parts provided by the suppliers to assist Vehicle Maintenance Facilities in obtaining the most cost-efficient parts. Agree
2021 Vehicle, Fuel, and Oil Expenses, Birmingham, AL – Woodlawn Station Post Office 07/30/2021 21-148-R21 $0 Open R - 1-- Provide oversight and train unit management on policies and procedures associated with recurring vehicle expenses. Agree
2021 Vehicle, Fuel, and Oil Expenses, Birmingham, AL – Woodlawn Station Post Office 07/30/2021 21-148-R21 $47,553 Open R - 2-- Train unit management on daily closeout procedures, including processing local fuel purchase reimbursements, supporting documentation, and use of Postal Service forms. Agree
2022 Voyager Card Transactions – Philadelphia, PA, Paschall Station 12/13/2021 21-230-R22 $0 Open R - 4-- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
2022 Voyager Card Transactions – Philadelphia, PA, Paschall Station 12/13/2021 21-230-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 Voyager Card Transactions – Philadelphia, PA, Paschall Station 12/13/2021 21-230-R22 $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 Voyager Card Transactions – Philadelphia, PA, Paschall Station 12/13/2021 21-230-R22 $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

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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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