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
2021 Mail Operations at the Denver, CO, Processing and Distribution Center 07/27/2021 21-151-R21 $0 Open R - 2-- develop and train employees on how to properly complete consolidate scans. Agree
2021 Mail Operations at the Denver, CO, Processing and Distribution Center 07/27/2021 21-151-R21 $0 Open R - 3-- review operation numbers and Content Identification Number codes to determine if the right sort plans are being used to ensure delayed inventory data is accurate. Agree
2021 Mail Operations at the Denver, CO, Processing and Distribution Center 07/27/2021 21-151-R21 $0 Open R - 4-- Develop a plan to assist plant management with understanding how delayed inventory is calculated and how to analyze the Mail Condition Visualization data to identify causes for delayed inventory. Agree
2021 Mail Operations at the West Valley, AZ, Processing and Distribution Center 07/27/2021 21-166-R21 $0 Open R - 4-- Develop a plan to assist plant management with understanding how delayed inventory is calculated and how to analyze the Mail Condition Visualization data to identify causes for delayed inventory. Disagree
2021 Mail Operations at the West Valley, AZ, Processing and Distribution Center 07/27/2021 21-166-R21 $0 Open R - 3-- review operation numbers and Content Identification Number codes to determine if the right sort plans are being used to ensure delayed inventory data is accurate. Agree
2021 Mail Operations at the West Valley, AZ, Processing and Distribution Center 07/27/2021 21-166-R21 $0 Open R - 1-- Develop a plan to further increase load scan scores to meet or surpass the scanning goal. Agree
2019 Mail Processing Overtime 06/13/2019 NO-AR-19-005 $0 Open R - 2-- Issue supplemental guidance on management oversight to reduce unauthorized overtime, ensure compliance with overtime policy to reduce grievances, and increase employee availability. Agree
2019 Military and Diplomatic Mail Service 07/31/2019 MS-AR-19-003 $0 Open R - 4-- Work with military stakeholders to update Publication 38, Postal Agreement with the Department of Defense, and with military and diplomatic stakeholders to update the operating plan related to military and diplomatic mail at the Chicago International Military Service Center. Agree
2021 Misrouted Mail in the US Postal Service Network 02/23/2021 20-252-R21 $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
2021 Misrouted Mail in the US Postal Service Network 02/23/2021 20-252-R21 $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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