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 Number Financial Value Status Recommendationsort descending Management Response
2023 Efficiency of Operations at the DV Daniels Processing and Distribution Center, Kearny, NJ 10/19/2022 22-169-R23 $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
2023 Efficiency of Operations at the Atlanta, GA Processing and Distribution Center 11/01/2022 22-179-R23 $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
2023 Capping Report - Efficiency of Selected Processes - Select Units, Virginia District 10/28/2022 22-141-R23 $6,120 Open R - 1-- We recommend the Manager, Virginia District, reiterate to Bon Air Branch, Southside Station, and Montrose Heights Station unit management and personnel the requirements to secure accountable items, properly manage cash and inventory, and conduct financial reviews. 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
2022 Improving Service Performance and Mail Processing Efficiencies at Historically Low Performing Facilities 08/08/2022 21-243-R22 $0 Open R - 10-- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
2023 Capping Report - Efficiency of Selected Processes - Select Units, Virginia District 10/28/2022 22-141-R23 $0 Open R - 10-- We recommend the Manager, Virginia District, direct Bon Air Branch unit management to order bank deposit slips through the Postal Service’s national contract. Agree
2023 Capping Report - Efficiency of Selected Processes - Select Units, Virginia District 10/28/2022 22-141-R23 $0 Open R - 11-- We recommend the Manager, Virginia District, reiterate to Bon Air Branch unit management the requirement to address employee tardiness and retain documentation supporting actions taken. Agree
2023 Capping Report - Efficiency of Selected Processes - Select Units, Virginia District 10/28/2022 22-141-R23 $0 Open R - 12-- We recommend the Manager, Virginia District, direct Bon Air Branch, Southside Station, and Montrose Height Station unit management to provide timekeeping training to their lead clerks and assign timekeeping duties to this employee. Agree
2023 Capping Report - Efficiency of Selected Processes - Select Units, Virginia District 10/28/2022 22-141-R23 $0 Open R - 13-- We recommend the Manager, Virginia District, provide Bon Air Branch and Southside Station unit management employee separation training. Agree
2023 Capping Report - Efficiency of Selected Processes - Select Units, Virginia District 10/28/2022 22-141-R23 $0 Open R - 14-- We recommend the Manager, Virginia District, instruct Bon Air Branch and Southside Station unit management to terminate separated employee’s active system accesses and change the vault locks and safe combinations as applicable. 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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