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 Numbersort ascending Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
2019 Deposit by Mail Controls at Selected Mail Processing Facilities 09/12/2019 NO-AR-19-007 $0 Open R - 2 -- Instruct plant management to properly address security deficiencies identified by the Postal Inspection Service, in a timely manner. Agree
2019 Deposit by Mail Controls at Selected Mail Processing Facilities 09/12/2019 NO-AR-19-007 $0 Open R - 1 -- Establish standard operating procedures for the Deposit by Mail service to include security cameras, secured doors, staged mail, and adequate rewrap procedures. Agree
2019 U.S. Postal Service Processing Network Optimization 09/09/2019 NO-AR-19-006 $0 Open R - 1 -- Develop a plan to reduce costs and increase the number of plant managers meeting their total operating expense goal. Agree
2019 U.S. Postal Service Processing Network Optimization 09/09/2019 NO-AR-19-006 $0 Open R - 2 -- Utilize lessons learned and best practices from the significant increase in parcel productivity to develop a plan to increase productivity for manual, flats, and letter processing. Agree
2019 U.S. Postal Service Processing Network Optimization 09/09/2019 NO-AR-19-006 $0 Open R - 3 -- Revise and update AMP feasibility studies to determine whether cost savings could be realized, and consolidations should continue. 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
2019 Mail Processing Overtime 06/13/2019 NO-AR-19-005 $0 Open R - 2 -- Issue supplemental guidance on management oversight to reduce unauthorized overtime, ensure compliance with overtime policy to reduce grievances, and increase employee availability. Agree
2019 Mail Processing Overtime 06/13/2019 NO-AR-19-005 $0 Open R - 3 -- Establish appropriate performance incentives for managers to effectively manage overtime. Disagree
2019 Performance of the HTPS at the Queens, NY, P&DC 05/23/2019 NO-AR-19-004 $4,298,686 Open R - 1 -- Develop a plan to reduce the number of packages recirculated or rejected on the Queens, NY, Processing & Distribution Center High Throughput Package Sorter machine to help achieve the daily volume and throughput goal. Agree
2019 Performance of the HTPS at the Queens, NY, P&DC 05/23/2019 NO-AR-19-004 $0 Open R - 2 -- Instruct supervisors to review staff labor code selections for correctness for the Queens, NY, Processing & Distribution Center High Throughput Package Sorter. Agree

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