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 Numbersort ascending Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
2021 Delayed Mail at the Santa Ana, CA, Processing and Distribution Center 05/24/2021 21-119-R21 $0 Open R - 3-- Develop a plan to assist plant management with understanding how delayed inventory is calculated and how to analyze the Mail Condition Visualization data to identify causes for delayed inventory. Disagree
2021 Issues Identified in International Package Operations – Chicago International Service Center 05/12/2021 21-101-R21 $0 Open R - 4-- Implement processes to ensure the cleanliness and organization of the workroom floor at the Chicago International Service Center. Agree
2021 Issues Identified in International Package Operations – Chicago International Service Center 05/12/2021 21-101-R21 $0 Open R - 1-- Implement processes to ensure the proper, consistent prioritization and monitoring of containers for presentation to U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the Chicago International Service Center. Agree
2021 Issues Identified in International Package Operations – Chicago International Service Center 05/12/2021 21-101-R21 $0 Open R - 2-- Implement processes to ensure the proper label placarding at the Chicago International Service Center and monitoring for compliance. Agree
2021 Issues Identified in International Package Operations – Chicago International Service Center 05/12/2021 21-101-R21 $0 Open R - 3-- Implement processes to ensure the proper staging of containers at the Chicago International Service Center, including the timely disposal of mail processing equipment and cardboard. Agree
2021 Negotiated Service Agreement Price Tables Sent Unsecured to Vendors 05/03/2021 21-097-R21 $0 Open R - 2-- Evaluate the development of a secure interface for transmitting pricing information with customers, including appropriate milestones and targets. Agree
2021 Property Condition Reviews - Garyville, North Kenner, and Lake Forest Post Offices in Louisiana 04/14/2021 21-093-R21 $0 Open R - 3-- Replace all damaged cluster box units reported in the electronic Facilities Management System and those assigned to the North Kenner Post Office. Agree
2021 Property Condition Reviews - Garyville, North Kenner, and Lake Forest Post Offices in Louisiana 04/14/2021 21-093-R21 $0 Open R - 1-- Address all building maintenance, safety, and security issues identified at the Garyville, North Kenner, and Lake Forest post offices. Agree
2021 Stamps, Money Orders, and Cash – Los Angeles, CA, Barrington Station 02/25/2021 21-092-R21 $0 Open R - 1-- Train Barrington Station unit management on using Retail Systems Software and unit personnel regarding policy and procedures over the handling and security of stamp and cash inventories. Agree
2021 Property Condition Reviews - Greenville Station A, Simpsonville, and Easley Post Offices in South Carolina 03/29/2021 21-091-R21 $0 Open R - 1-- Address all building maintenance, safety, and security issues identified at the Greenville Station A, Simpsonville, and Easley post offices. 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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