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.

Fiscal Year Report Titlesort descending Issue Date Report Number Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
2019 U.S. Postal Inspection Service Area Case Management 09/03/2019 OV-AR-19-003 $0 Open R - 3 -- Provide refresher case management training to all team leaders and inspectors regarding investigative documentation requirements and proper case closure procedures, according to policies. Agree
2019 U.S. Postal Inspection Service New York Division 09/19/2019 OV-AR-19-004 $0 Open R - 5 -- Update policy to require undercover operation approvals be stored in the Case Management System. Agree
2019 U.S. Postal Inspection Service New York Division 09/19/2019 OV-AR-19-004 $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
2019 U.S. Postal Inspection Service New York Division 09/19/2019 OV-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 U.S. Postal Inspection Service New York Division 09/19/2019 OV-AR-19-004 $0 Open R - 2 -- Reiterate the policy related to high-value evidence to postal inspectors. Agree
2019 U.S. Postal Inspection Service New York Division 09/19/2019 OV-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. Disagree
2019 U.S. Postal Service Processing Network Optimization 09/09/2019 NO-AR-19-006 $0 Open R - 1 -- Develop a plan to reduce costs and increase the number of plant managers meeting their total operating expense goal. Agree
2019 U.S. Postal Service Processing Network Optimization 09/09/2019 NO-AR-19-006 $0 Open R - 2 -- Utilize lessons learned and best practices from the significant increase in parcel productivity to develop a plan to increase productivity for manual, flats, and letter processing. Agree
2019 U.S. Postal Service Processing Network Optimization 09/09/2019 NO-AR-19-006 $0 Open R - 3 -- Revise and update AMP feasibility studies to determine whether cost savings could be realized, and consolidations should continue. Agree
2018 Use of Intelligent Mail Barcodes for First-Class Mail Letters' Processing Costs 09/25/2018 CP-AR-18-007 $0 Open R - 3 -- Should use Intelligent Mail barcode and Informed Visibility technologies to evaluate the impact of unexpected or nonstandard mail flows on First-Class Mail letter cost model estimates and, based on the evaluation, consider filing a petition with the Postal Regulatory Commission to use Intelligent Mail barcode and Informed Visibility data to update the model. Agree

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