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 Title Issue Date Report Numbersort descending Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
2021 Seamless Acceptance Mail Quality Processes 09/29/2021 21-098-R21 $0 Open R - 2-- Assess the appropriateness of corresponding error thresholds for Nesting/Sortation verification on mail processing equipment. Agree
2021 Seamless Acceptance Mail Quality Processes 09/29/2021 21-098-R21 $0 Open R - 3-- Ensure existing pallet selection policies are consistent and adhered to and clerks are aware of the various sampling options they can select. Agree
2021 Seamless Acceptance Mail Quality Processes 09/29/2021 21-098-R21 $0 Open R - 4-- Ensure available scanners and scales used are functional and new scanners include relevant functionality to complete accurate sampling. Agree
2022 U.S. Postal Inspection Service Case Management of Arrests 10/27/2021 21-099-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
2022 U.S. Postal Inspection Service Case Management of Arrests 10/27/2021 21-099-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
2021 Issues Identified in International Package Operations – Chicago International Service Center 05/12/2021 21-101-R21 $0 Open R - 2-- Implement processes to ensure the proper label placarding at the Chicago International Service Center and monitoring for compliance. Agree
2021 Controls Over Contract Labor Hours 09/23/2021 21-109-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
2021 Controls Over Contract Labor Hours 09/23/2021 21-109-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 Contractor Security Clearances at Surface Transfer Centers 09/29/2021 21-111-R21 $0 Open R - 3-- Clarify language in Surface Transfer Center statements of work to specify which security clearance documents must be retained and the period of retention. Agree
2021 Contractor Security Clearances at Surface Transfer Centers 09/29/2021 21-111-R21 $0 Open R - 2-- Update each Surface Transfer Center (STC) contract statement of work to require STC suppliers to (1) notify Postal Service STC managers of new hires upon employment acceptance, (2) keep STC managers apprised on the status of security clearance requests for new hires, and (3) submit security clearance investigation documentation to STC managers for review prior to submission to the Inspection Service. 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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