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 Title Issue Date Report Numbersort descending Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
2018 Flats Sequencing System Performance in the Capital Metro Area 07/26/2018 NO-AR-18-008 $0 Open R - 1 -- Track and address the causes of flats leakage and, where possible, implement operational changes to ensure flats leakage mail is processed on the Flats Sequencing System. Disagree
2018 Flats Sequencing System Performance in the Capital Metro Area 07/26/2018 NO-AR-18-008 $0 Open R - 2 -- Determine the operational cost and savings Flats Sequencing System (FSS) currently provides to the Postal Service to fully understand the financial and operational impact of FSS on the Postal Service and customers. Disagree
2018 Flats Sequencing System Performance in the Capital Metro Area 07/26/2018 NO-AR-18-008 $0 Open R - 3 -- Monitor and ensure that supervisors are reviewing staff Flats Sequencing System labor code selections daily for correctness. Disagree
2019 Operational Window Change Savings 10/15/2018 NO-AR-19-001 $0 Open R - 1 -- develop and implement, at a minimum, annual tracking methodologies for any significant projected operational costs or savings and use a sensitivity analysis to account for such impacts as changes in mail volume and labor and transportation costs. Disagree
2019 Performance of the HTPS at the Queens, NY, P&DC 05/23/2019 NO-AR-19-004 $4,298,686 Open R - 1 -- Develop a plan to reduce the number of packages recirculated or rejected on the Queens, NY, Processing & Distribution Center High Throughput Package Sorter machine to help achieve the daily volume and throughput goal. Agree
2019 Performance of the HTPS at the Queens, NY, P&DC 05/23/2019 NO-AR-19-004 $0 Open R - 2 -- Instruct supervisors to review staff labor code selections for correctness for the Queens, NY, Processing & Distribution Center High Throughput Package Sorter. Agree
2019 Mail Processing Overtime 06/13/2019 NO-AR-19-005 $358,305,479 Open R - 1 -- Evaluate and test the updated Function 1 Scheduler results on a periodic basis to ensure proper implementation of position bid assignments and accurate complement levels, and make adjustments as necessary. 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 Mail Processing Overtime 06/13/2019 NO-AR-19-005 $0 Open R - 3 -- Establish appropriate performance incentives for managers to effectively manage overtime. 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

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