We’ve all heard the mantra “recycle, reuse, and reduce,” but did you know that people focus not only on what products they should buy, but also on how their purchases are packaged, shipped, and delivered?
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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||Recommendation||Management Response|
|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|
|2020||Mail Delivery Issues – Montbello Station, Denver, CO||12/18/2019||20-078-R20||$0||Open||R - 2-- Develop an action plan to fill carrier and clerk vacancies for the Montbello station and review the City Carrier Associate and Rural Carrier Associate compliment and assign additional carriers if necessary to the station until vacancies can be filled.||Agree|
|2018||Package Delivery Scanning – Nationwide||10/27/2017||DR-AR-18-001||$0||Open||R - 4-- Develop a Mobile Delivery Device warning message/alert to deter carriers from applying street delivery scan events at delivery units.||Agree|
|2020||Mercury Mailability Communication and Implementation||07/17/2020||20-103-R20||$0||Open||R - 1-- To develop a communication strategy to remind field staff of the mercury mailability policy changes.||Agree|
|2020||Management of Postal Zones||03/25/2020||19RG009MS000-R20||$0||Open||R - 3-- In coordination with the Vice President, Pricing & Costing, evaluate alternative methodologies for determining the zone, which could include calculating distance between the originating 5-digit ZIP Code to the designating 5-digit ZIP Code, to more accurately reflect the distance the mailpieces travel.||Agree|
|2020||Leased Facility Maintenance||05/28/2020||19SMG012SM000-R20||$0||Open||R - 4-- Document procedures for the Postal Service Repair & Alterations group to communicate the completion of work for enforced repairs at leased facilities to the Landlord Maintenance Program.||Agree|
|2016||Access Controls over Mail Imaging Systems||01/14/2016||IT-AR-16-004||$0||Open||R - 4-- Require users to change passwords for all administrative accounts at least every 30 days and for all non-administrative accounts at least every 90 days for the mail imaging systems.||Agree|
|2020||Accuracy of Surface Visibility Scans and Reporting||03/05/2020||19-024-R20||$0||Open||R - 1-- Issue supplemental guidance on manually editing arrival, departure, and scheduled trip times in Surface Visibility Web 2.0.||Agree|
|2019||Nationwide Review of Voyager Fleet Card Personal Identification Numbers||06/24/2019||DR-AR-19-006||$0||Open||R - 1-- Coordinate with U.S. Bank Voyager to implement automated controls in the Voyager Fleet Commander Online application to: (1) prevent assignment of PINs to vendors; (2) prevent assignment of multiple PINs to employees; (3) prevent assignment of PINs without valid employee names; and (4) ensure only authorized employees are allowed to request PIN limit changes.||Agree|
|2020||Leased Facility Maintenance||05/28/2020||19SMG012SM000-R20||$0||Open||R - 1-- Ensure the timeframes to complete urgent/routine repairs are consistent between the Landlord Maintenance Standard Operating Procedures and the landlord notification letter.||Agree|