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 ascending Issue Date Report Number Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
2017 Insider Threat Program 09/18/2017 IT-AR-17-007 $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 Insider Threat Program 09/18/2017 IT-AR-17-007 $0 Open R - 1-- Continue to develop and fully implement an insider threat program for national security information in accordance with National Insider Threat Policy minimum standards. Agree
2021 Improving Operational Efficiency Using Informed Visibility 09/17/2021 RISC-WP-21-009 $0 Open R1 - Develop a formal avenue to periodically solicit feedback from Informed Visibility users to ascertain system functionality and gauge opportunities for enhancements. Agree
2021 Impact of Pandemic on Postal Service Finances 03/29/2021 20-257-R21 $0 Open R - 1-- Develop specific policies and procedures to ensure expenses are consistently documented, validated, and tracked for unanticipated crisis or catastrophic events. Agree
2021 Fiscal Year 2020 Board of Governors' Expenditures 09/22/2021 21-064-R21 $2,826 Open R - 2-- Implement a process to ensure the Office of the Board’s contracting officer’s representatives administer all contract-related arrangements and certify invoices in accordance with established supply management policies and contract terms. Agree
2021 Fiscal Year 2020 Board of Governors' Expenditures 09/22/2021 21-064-R21 $0 Open R - 1-- Develop and provide training and formal communication to all purchasing teams on policies and procedures, including required file documentation, for sensitive requests. Agree
2022 Efficiency of Operations at the Baltimore, MD, Processing and Distribution Center 12/16/2021 21-237-R22 $0 Open R - 5-- Recommend the Chesapeake Division Director, Processing Operations, provide additional training to employees to further increase load scan scores at the Baltimore Processing and Distribution Center to meet or surpass the scanning goal. Agree
2022 Efficiency of Operations at the Baltimore, MD, Processing and Distribution Center 12/16/2021 21-237-R22 $0 Open R - 1-- Recommend the Chesapeake Division Director, Processing Operations, fill Manager of Distribution Operations and Supervisor of Distribution Operations vacancies at the Baltimore Processing and Distribution Center according to authorized complement. Agree
2022 Efficiency of Operations at the Baltimore, MD, Processing and Distribution Center 12/16/2021 21-237-R22 $0 Open R - 2-- Recommend the Chesapeake Division Director, Processing Operations, develop a plan to control unscheduled leave by analyzing absences and discussing attendance with employees at the Baltimore Processing and Distribution Center, when warranted. Agree
2022 Efficiency of Operations at the Baltimore, MD, Processing and Distribution Center 12/16/2021 21-237-R22 $0 Open R - 4-- Recommend the Chesapeake Division Director, Processing Operations, develop a plan to have adequate supervision and coordination for the timely transporting of processed mail to the dock area for dispatch at the Baltimore Processing and Distribution Center. 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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