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 Numbersort ascending Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
2021 City Carrier Cost System 07/14/2021 21-036-R21 $0 Open R - 3-- Reiterate to data collection technicians the importance of communicating with the city carrier to confirm the deviation status of each sampled parcel and whether the city carrier plans to deliver all parcels and accountable mail on the test date. In addition, we recommend they evaluate whether delivery scan data can be used to determine if any sampled parcels should be excluded from the test data due to missing delivery attempts on the test date. Agree
2021 City Carrier Cost System 07/14/2021 21-036-R21 $0 Open R - 4-- Develop online training and/or instructional materials that provide comprehensive guidance to postmasters or their designees on how to properly complete PS Form 2846, City Carrier Route Mail Acceptance Data. In addition, consider developing a web-based form with guided prompts and instructions to replace manual entry of PS Form 2846 information. Agree
2021 Protection of Personally Identifiable Information on Internal Systems 04/01/2021 21-034-R21 $0 Open R - 2-- Develop specific time frames for notifying relevant parties affected by cybersecurity incidents and ensure both the Privacy & Records Management Office’s Response Plan for Information Breaches Involving Personal Information and Corporate Information Security Office’s Cybersecurity Incident Response Plan are updated accordingly. Agree
2021 COVID-19 Leave Administration 06/16/2021 21-032-R21 $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
2021 COVID-19 Leave Administration 06/16/2021 21-032-R21 $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
2021 Postal Service Secure Destruction Program 07/23/2021 21-025-R21 $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
2021 Postal Service Secure Destruction Program 07/23/2021 21-025-R21 $0 Open R - 5-- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
2021 As Needed Highway Contract Routes 07/16/2021 21-022-R21 $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
2021 As Needed Highway Contract Routes 07/16/2021 21-022-R21 $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
2021 As Needed Highway Contract Routes 07/16/2021 21-022-R21 $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

Pages

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.

Audit Directorates