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
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
2018 Western Area Physical Security and Environmental Controls 03/19/2018 IT-AR-18-002 $0 Open R - 4 -- Direct the senior plant manager to communicate access procedures to the resource management personnel to ensure employees without a Postal Service badge do not gain access to the facility west entrance. Agree
2019 Commercial Air (CAIR) Contractor Scanning 07/19/2019 NL-MT-19-001 $0 Open R - 4 -- Ensure mail clerks monitor Delta Global Service employees sort mail into the correct mail transport equipment. Agree
2019 National Security Clearance Program 06/18/2019 OV-AR-19-001 $0 Open R - 4 -- Ensure the Security Investigations Service Center manager coordinates with the Corporate Information Security Office, to complete security reviews for the contractors and ensure updated reviews are conducted every two years. Agree
2015 Security Clearances for Postal Service Contract Drivers 11/20/2014 HR-AR-15-001 $0 Open R - 4 -- Establish a formal oversight process for contracting officers to validate contract drivers have security clearances when renewing contracts. Agree
2018 Flats Sequencing System Performance in the Capital Metro Area 07/26/2018 NO-AR-18-008 $0 Open R - 4 -- Establish a process to ensure the electronic Mail Improvement Reporting system is being used to report all flats mail problems and these problems are resolved within 30 days of reporting. Disagree
2019 Review of Postal Inspection Service Criminal and Administrative Processes – Fort Worth Division 04/19/2019 HR-AR-19-002 $0 Open R - 4 -- Establish an oversight mechanism to ensure inventory and tracking of O keys is conducted by responsible personnel as required. Agree
2015 Substantial Increase in Delayed Mail 08/13/2015 NO-MA-15-004 $0 Open R - 4 -- Establish criteria for determining if the network has stabilized and ensure the criteria are met prior to resuming the Phase II consolidations or conducting any other optimization efforts. Agree
2019 Nationwide Employee Background Screening 08/22/2019 HR-AR-19-003 $0 Open R - 4 -- Implement a review process to ensure that district Human Resources officials are validating that Certificates of Completion are in employees’ electronic Official Personnel Folders. Agree
2019 Stamp Stock Accountability 08/20/2019 FT-AR-19-008 $0 Open R - 4 -- Monitor and determine reasonableness of units that conduct excessive stock counts and notify the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General, when appropriate, to investigate potential fraud, waste, and abuse. 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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