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
2019 Management Alert - [Redacted] 08/26/2019 IT-MT-19-002 $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
2019 Issues Identified in the Outbound International Mail Market 09/23/2019 CP-MT-19-001 $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
2019 Automated Package Verification (APV) Evaluation 09/18/2019 MS-AR-19-004 $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 Financial Differences - Nashville, TN, Main Office Window 09/04/2019 FCS-FM-19-027 $0 Open R - 1 -- To reiterate to all personnel responsible for resolving financial differences at the Nashville Main Office Window how to properly research and resolve financial differences timely and file supporting documents in one central location at the unit. Agree
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
2019 Mail Delivery Issues - Minuet Carrier Annex, Charlotte, NC 09/19/2019 DRT-AR-19-021 $0 Open R - 1 -- Update the Integrated Operating Plan and Mail Arrival Profile for the Minuet Carrier Annex and the Charlotte and Mid-Carolinas Processing and Distribution Centers to reflect accurate mail arrival times and mail mix. Agree
2018 Use of Postal Service Network to Facilitate Illicit Drug Distribution 09/28/2018 SAT-AR-18-002 $0 Open R - 1 -- Work with Congress to develop legislative changes that would result in the Postal Inspection Service being authorized to open and inspect domestic packages suspected of containing illicit drugs. Disagree
2017 Postal Inspection Service Consumer Fraud Fund 05/04/2017 HR-AR-17-006 $0 Open R - 2 -- Develop formal written procedures for management of Consumer Fraud Fund requests and for tracking, monitoring, and reconciling expenditures. Agree
2019 A Broader Perspective for the Postal Service Ethics Program 11/06/2018 FT-AR-19-001 $0 Open R - 2 -- Adopt an approach for assessing the effectiveness of the ethics program, by: - Identifying ethics program areas that are priorities for the organization. - Designing the goals for each ethics program priority area to support the mission and organization-wide goals. - Identifying the desired maturity level for each ethics program priority area. Agree
2019 Virtual Private Network Access 08/19/2019 IT-MA-19-001 $0 Open R - 2 -- Analyze Postal Service bargaining employees with authorized Virtual Private Network access and coordinate with their supervisors to make appropriate changes. 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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