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 Recommendation Management Responsesort descending
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
2018 Change of Address Identity Verification Internal Controls 08/24/2018 MS-AR-18-005 $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
2019 Postal Service Dynamic Route Optimization and Cost Savings Initiative 09/27/2019 NL-AR-19-004 $0 Open R - 3 -- Evaluate the data accuracy in the Transportation Management System and Shipment File Web applications and test the functionality of both systems to ensure it meets the Postal Service’s program requirements and the accuracy of the dynamic manifest. Agree
2019 No Sale Transactions - Bainbridge Island, WA, Station 12/07/2018 FCS-FM-19-003 $0 Open R - 1 -- Direct unit management to document all stamp stock count results on Postal Service Form 3368-P, Accountability Examination Record, and to maintain a current PS Form 3977, Duplicate Key, Combination and Password Envelope, for unit personnel. Agree
2016 Access Controls over Mail Imaging Systems 01/14/2016 IT-AR-16-004 $0 Open R - 3 -- Delete all accounts that have not been used in more than 365 days and all guest accounts on the mail imaging systems. Agree
2019 U.S. Postal Inspection Service New York Division 09/19/2019 OV-AR-19-004 $0 Open R - 5 -- Update policy to require undercover operation approvals be stored in the Case Management System. 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
2014 Consolidation of the Toledo, OH Processing & Distribution Center 08/28/2014 NO-AR-14-009 $0 Open R - 1 -- Re-evaluate cost savings to include additional transportation costs and update data as necessary and adjust the Area Mail Processing proposal based on the post-implementation review. Agree
2019 Oversight of the U.S. Postal Service Uniform Program 09/19/2019 SM-AR-19-007 $0 Open R - 3 -- Implement a periodic validation process of vendor quarterly reports and vendor sales invoices to ensure accuracy and compliance. Agree
2019 Commercial Air (CAIR) Contractor Scanning 07/19/2019 NL-MT-19-001 $0 Open R - 6 -- Ensure districts update Postal Vehicle Service routes in the Vehicle Information Transportation Analysis Logistics system timely. Agree


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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