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 Statussort descending Recommendation Management Response
2015 Security Clearances for Postal Service Contract Drivers 11/20/2014 HR-AR-15-001 $0 Open R - 2-- Establish a formal centralized system that allows for the tracking and monitoring of contract driver security clearances. Agree
2015 Security Clearances for Postal Service Contract Drivers 11/20/2014 HR-AR-15-001 $0 Open R - 3-- Establish mandatory and refresher training requirements for Postal Service officials responsible for security clearances to ensure they are aware of their roles and responsibilities regarding the security clearance process. Agree
2014 Consolidation of the Toledo, OH Processing & Distribution Center 08/28/2014 NO-AR-14-009 $0 Open R - 1-- Re-evaluate cost savings to include additional transportation costs and update data as necessary and adjust the Area Mail Processing proposal based on the post-implementation review. Agree
2013 Supervisor Workhours and Span of Control 04/04/2013 NO-MA-13-005 $11,955,046 Open R - 2-- Fill vacant supervisor positions up to the appropriate span of control level and reduce supervisor replacement workhours accordingly. 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
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 Oversight of Contract Extensions 03/20/2018 SM-AR-18-001 $4,536,971 Open R - 2-- Revise policy to clarify the use of contract clauses when exercising option years, and revise the current review and approval process to ensure appropriate clauses are used when extending contracts. Agree
2018 Oversight of Contract Extensions 03/20/2018 SM-AR-18-001 $0 Open R - 3-- Reiterate through formal communication the requirements for renewal clauses, and revise the current review and approval process to ensure renewals are used appropriately. Agree
2018 Oversight of Contract Extensions 03/20/2018 SM-AR-18-001 $0 Open R - 4-- Reiterate through formal communication the proper inclusion of required contract clauses in the contract language, and revise the current review and approval process to ensure mandatory clauses are included in contracts. Agree
2018 Western Area Physical Security and Environmental Controls 03/19/2018 IT-AR-18-002 $0 Open R - 3-- Direct the senior plant manager to implement compensating controls for doors without a functioning card reader Agree

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