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 Yearsort descending Report Title Issue Date Report Number Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
2019 Mail Delivery Issues - Ypsilanti Main Post Office, Ypsilanti MI 09/11/2019 DRT-AR-19-020 $0 Open R - 2 -- Coordinate with building owners or managers to comply with Postal Service access and mail receptacle policies. 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 Impact of Prescribed Opioids on Postal Service Employees Under the Federal Workers’ Compensation Program 06/06/2019 SAT-AR-19-002 $0 Open R - 4 -- Develop a comprehensive, ongoing drug abuse and addiction educational program based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Safety Council guidance with, at a minimum, annual distribution to all Postal Service employees. Agree
2019 Postal Service’s Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Preventive Maintenance Process 08/22/2019 SM-AR-19-006 $0 Open R - 3 -- Implement a process to reduce the use of code 0, the automatic system-generated bypasses code in the electronic Maintenance Activity Reporting and Scheduling system. Agree
2019 Stamp Stock Accountability 08/20/2019 FT-AR-19-008 $0 Open R - 1 -- Periodically evaluate the effectiveness of the newly implemented procedures for excess and excludable stamp stock and implement additional changes, as necessary. Agree
2019 Management Alert - Charter Flights 09/05/2019 NL-MT-19-002 $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
2019 Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities 11/26/2018 FT-AR-19-003 $2,781,473,463 Open R - 2 -- Request approval from the Secretary of Treasury and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to redeem fixed-rate Treasury securities in the U.S. Postal Service retirement funds and invest proceeds and other fund inflows in Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities. Agree
2019 Facility Condition Reviews – Mail Processing Facilities 05/06/2019 SM-AR-19-003 $0 Open R - 2 -- Develop and implement an action plan to address structural recommendations at the Indianapolis Processing and Distribution Center, including a timeline for completing items. Agree
2019 Nationwide Review of Voyager Fleet Card Personal Identification Numbers 06/24/2019 DR-AR-19-006 $46,316,039 Open R - 3 -- Develop and implement interim controls to prevent and detect the issues noted in this report until the Voyager Fleet Commander Online application is updated. Agree
2019 Nationwide Employee Background Screening 08/22/2019 HR-AR-19-003 $0 Open R - 1 -- Incorporate a review process at the Human Resources Shared Service Center to ensure that all candidates with criminal hits have supporting approval certifications prior to moving them to the next step in the hiring process. Agree


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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