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 Recommendation Management Responsesort descending
2016 Access Controls over Mail Imaging Systems 01/14/2016 IT-AR-16-004 $0 Open R - 2 -- Require passwords for all mail imaging systems accounts in accordance with Handbook AS-805. Agree
2019 Mail Processing Overtime 06/13/2019 NO-AR-19-005 $358,305,479 Open R - 1 -- Evaluate and test the updated Function 1 Scheduler results on a periodic basis to ensure proper implementation of position bid assignments and accurate complement levels, and make adjustments as necessary. Agree
2012 First-Class Mail on Air Transportation — Assignment by Weight 09/28/2012 NL-AR-12-010 $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 Postal Service Dynamic Route Optimization and Cost Savings Initiative 09/27/2019 NL-AR-19-004 $0 Open R - 3 -- Evaluate the data accuracy in the Transportation Management System and Shipment File Web applications and test the functionality of both systems to ensure it meets the Postal Service’s program requirements and the accuracy of the dynamic manifest. Agree
2019 Management Alert - [Redacted] 06/19/2019 IT-MT-19-001 $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
2018 Credit for Disputed Voyager Card Transactions 04/02/2018 FT-AR-18-007 $1,152,177 Open R - 1 -- Implement a process to reconcile, at least quarterly, all disputed transactions nationwide. Agree
2019 U.S. Postal Inspection Service New York Division 09/19/2019 OV-AR-19-004 $0 Open R - 5 -- Update policy to require undercover operation approvals be stored in the Case Management System. 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
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 Mail Delivery Issues – Ohio Valley District 08/27/2019 DR-AR-19-007 $0 Open R - 1 -- Reinforce requirements to delivery unit supervisors to follow city delivery policies and standard operating procedures for setting expectations with carriers to deliver committed mail daily. 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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