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|
|2020||Stamp and Cash Inventories - Chicago, IL, Offices||07/29/2020||20-256-R20||$0||Open||R - 1-- Reiterate policy and procedures over the handling and security of stamp and cash inventories to all respective unit personnel and destroy spoiled money orders, per procedures.||Agree|
|2020||Small Package Sorting System Performance||07/29/2020||20-052-R20||$58,926,340||Open||R - 1-- Reiterate the operation user guide requiring supervisors to be present to initiate the timely start of Small Package Sorting System machine processing.||Agree|
|2020||Stamp and Cash Inventories - Chicago, IL, Offices||07/29/2020||20-256-R20||$0||Open||R - 2-- Provide Retail Systems Software administrative training to all respective unit supervisors.||Agree|
|2020||Small Package Sorting System Performance||07/29/2020||20-052-R20||$0||Open||R - 3-- Provide a standard work instruction to facilities to use available mail induction stations based on mail volume and employee availability.||Agree|
|2020||Small Package Sorting System Performance||07/29/2020||20-052-R20||$0||Open||R - 4-- Provide standard work instructions to Small Package Sorting System (SPSS) facilities and employees and reiterate the importance of properly placing packages into SPSS machines.||Agree|
|2020||Cybersecurity Incident Detection and Response Capability||07/29/2020||19-012-R20||$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|
|2020||Cost Reduction Initiatives for Mail Products||08/03/2020||20-088-R20||$0||Open||R - 2-- Update the Domestic Mail Manual to set appropriate mail preparation standards that align with automation for strapping, containerization, wrapping, and paper quality, to reduce costs associated with bundle breakage and manual processing of machinable mail.||Agree|
|2020||Cost Reduction Initiatives for Mail Products||08/03/2020||20-088-R20||$0||Open||R - 3-- As a part of the national expansion of the Surface Visibility reporting system, develop processes to ensure all mail irregularities are recorded in the facilities, scanners are placed at key locations where mail irregularities are identified, and mail irregularity reports are distributed to the Postal Service personnel and mailers, as appropriate.||Agree|
|2020||Workers' Compensation Program Cost Containment Activities||08/06/2020||19-031-R20||$0||Open||R - 1-- Evaluate workers’ compensation cost containment options based on private sector practices and determine a strategy forward.||Agree|