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 Number Financial Valuesort descending Status Recommendation Management Response
2020 U.S. Postal Service Transportation Network Operations and Cost Optimization Practices 11/07/2019 19XG002NL000-R20 $0 Open R - 4-- Perform data validation for the information in the Surface Visibility system to ensure the extra and canceled trips key performance indicators are accurate and complete. Agree
2019 Impact of Prescribed Opioids on Postal Service Employees Under the Federal Workers’ Compensation Program 06/06/2019 SAT-AR-19-002 $0 Open R - 3-- Update the appropriate supervisory policy to provide clear guidelines for supervisors who are informed that an employee is taking prescription drugs that could impair their mental or physical abilities and develop related annual training for supervisors. Agree
2018 Terminal Handling Services - Southern Area 07/27/2018 NL-AR-18-009 $0 In-Resolution R - 1-- Ensure all Southern Area mail processing facilities follow their respective volume arrival profiles. Disagree
2019 Zone Pricing for Mail Processed at the Palatine Sectional Center Facility 06/24/2019 MS-MT-19-002 $0 Open R - 1-- Correct the coordinates used for the Palatine SCF and update the Zone Matrix, as appropriate. Agree
2019 Review of Postal Service’s Response [Redacted] 09/06/2019 IT-AR-19-005 $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
2020 Workload/Workforce Key Performance Indicators in Customer Service, Delivery, and Vehicle Operations 10/24/2019 19RG005DR000-R20 $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 Review of Postal Inspection Service Criminal and Administrative Processes – Fort Worth Division 04/19/2019 HR-AR-19-002 $0 Open R - 2-- Enhance the Closed Case File checklist and the Compliance Self-Assessment and Domicile Review Program to reconcile with case management documentation requirements. Agree
2018 Mail Processing Facilities Staffing 03/30/2018 NO-AR-18-004 $0 In-Resolution R - 1-- establish nationwide criteria for using Function 1 Scheduler results. Disagree
2017 Software License Management 09/25/2017 IT-AR-17-008 $0 Open R - 1-- Complete implementation of the centrally managed software license program that complies with Postal Service policy and best practices. Agree
2019 Physical and Environmental Controls Site Security Review 08/15/2019 IT-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

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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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