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 Titlesort descending Issue Date Report Number Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
2019 No-Fee Post Office Boxes 11/26/2018 FT-AR-19-004 $0 In-Resolution R - 2-- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Disagree
2019 Operational Window Change Savings 10/15/2018 NO-AR-19-001 $0 In-Resolution R - 1-- Develop and implement, at a minimum, annual tracking methodologies for any significant projected operational costs or savings and use a sensitivity analysis to account for such impacts as changes in mail volume and labor and transportation costs. Disagree
2020 Options to Reduce Unfunded Retirement Liabilities 03/06/2020 19BG010FT000-R20 $4,208,914,264 Open R - 1-- Work with the Office of Personnel Management to update the mortality improvement assumptions it uses to calculate the Postal Service’s retiree health benefits liability. Agree
2019 Oversight of Highway Contract Routes - Insurance 03/22/2019 SM-AR-19-002 $0 Open R - 5-- Revise Supplying Principles and Practices to require the use of Clause B-39: Indemnification in all Highway Contract Route contracts. Agree
2019 Oversight of the U.S. Postal Service Uniform Program 09/19/2019 SM-AR-19-007 $0 Open R - 2-- Implement a review process to ensure vendors adhere to quarterly report submission requirements. Determine appropriate actions, to include termination of agreement, for noncompliance. Agree
2019 Oversight of the U.S. Postal Service Uniform Program 09/19/2019 SM-AR-19-007 $0 Open R - 4-- Implement a process to validate vendor compliance in selling uniform items to approved Postal Service employees, or require vendors to include employee names and form of payment on quarterly sales reports to identify ineligible purchases. Disagree
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 Oversight of the U.S. Postal Service Uniform Program 09/19/2019 SM-AR-19-007 $278,923 Open R - 1-- Implement a periodic reconciliation process of Citibank’s vendor sales transactions to the approved licensed vendor list to identify transactions at non-licensed vendors. 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 Partnership Agreement Compliance 12/27/2019 19BG004FT000-R20 $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

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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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