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 Number Financial Value Status Recommendationsort descending Management Response
2015 Security Clearances for Postal Service Contract Drivers 11/20/2014 HR-AR-15-001 $0 Open R - 1 -- Establish formal procedures to track and monitor contract driver security clearances to ensure drivers have the appropriate clearance and are re-screened, as required. This should include a process to notify appropriate management officials when security clearances have not been renewed. Agree
2018 Mail Processing Facilities Staffing 03/30/2018 NO-AR-18-004 $0 Open R - 1 -- establish nationwide criteria for using Function 1 Scheduler results. Disagree
2019 Commercial Air (CAIR) Contractor Scanning 07/19/2019 NL-MT-19-001 $0 Open R - 1 -- Establish processes to train ramp and mail clerks on contract provisions concerning when and where Delta Air Lines employees are required to scan the mail. Agree
2019 Deposit by Mail Controls at Selected Mail Processing Facilities 09/12/2019 NO-AR-19-007 $0 Open R - 1 -- Establish standard operating procedures for the Deposit by Mail service to include security cameras, secured doors, staged mail, and adequate rewrap procedures. 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 Competitive Products Pricing Best Practices 09/11/2019 CP-AR-19-003 $0 Open R - 1 -- Evaluate available options to modernize the pricing management system. Agree
2019 Postal Service Dynamic Route Optimization and Cost Savings Initiative 09/27/2019 NL-AR-19-004 $16,363,466 Open R - 1 -- Identify and resolve Dynamic Route Optimization program issues before continuing implementation and the national rollout. Agree
2019 Oversight of the U.S. Postal Service Uniform Program 09/19/2019 SM-AR-19-007 $278,923 Open R - 1 -- Implement a periodic reconciliation process of Citibank’s vendor sales transactions to the approved licensed vendor list to identify transactions at non-licensed vendors. Agree
2018 Credit for Disputed Voyager Card Transactions 04/02/2018 FT-AR-18-007 $1,152,177 Open R - 1 -- Implement a process to reconcile, at least quarterly, all disputed transactions nationwide. Agree
2015 Area Mail Processing Consolidations 06/05/2015 NO-AR-15-007 $0 Open R - 1 -- Include guidelines for determining a timeframe for implementing an area mail processing consolidation once a feasibility study is approved. Agree

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