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|
|2019||Nationwide Review of Voyager Fleet Card Personal Identification Numbers||06/24/2019||DR-AR-19-006||$0||Open||R - 4-- Reinforce to site managers, VMF managers and their designees, follow the requirements in the Voyager Fleet Card Standard Operating Procedures for issuing PINs, requesting PIN limit increases, and conducting semi-annual reviews.||Agree|
|2020||In Office Cost System Sampling Processes||05/22/2020||19-032-R20||$0||Open||R - 5-- Enhance the cluster sampling methodology to reduce inefficiencies in the amount of time required to conduct readings.||Agree|
|2019||Automated Package Verification (APV) Evaluation||09/18/2019||MS-AR-19-004||$0||Open||R - 2-- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act.||Agree|
|2020||U.S. Postal Service Transportation Network Operations and Cost Optimization Practices||11/07/2019||19XG002NL000-R20||$0||Open||R - 2-- Ensure authorized account numbers are used for exceptional service in the Service Change Request system.||Agree|
|2020||Review of IT Network Performance||01/17/2020||18TG005IT000-R20||$0||Open||R - 3-- Develop an automated process to regularly review vendor bandwidth utilization reports and upgrade bandwidth when it exceeds determined thresholds.||Agree|
|2015||Badges for Postal Service Contractors||03/06/2015||HR-AR-15-004||$0||Open||R - 1-- Revise national policy to ensure responsible personnel develop comprehensive and uniform standard operating procedures to manage contractor badges, including procedures for issuing, tracking, and monitoring badges.||Agree|
|2020||Mail Delivery and Customer Service Operations - Hawthorne Post Office, Hawthorne, CA||03/23/2020||20-149-R20||$0||Open||R - 2-- Instruct the Postmaster, Hawthorne Post Office, to ensure that employees follow standard operating procedures for scanning including using firm sheets from the Passive Adaptive Scanning System, periodically review and monitor scan data for compliance, and provide carriers with refresher training on package handling and scanning procedures.||Agree|
|2019||Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities||11/26/2018||FT-AR-19-003||$0||Open||R - 1-- Determine a strategy regarding the allocation of the U.S. Postal Service Civil Service Retirement System, Federal Employees Retirement System and Retiree Health Benefits Fund investments in Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities.||Agree|
|2020||Small Package Sorting System Performance||07/29/2020||20-052-R20||$0||Open||R - 6-- Provide standard work instructions requiring supervisors conduct periodic meetings to provide ongoing feedback to employees operating the Small Package Sorting System machine and discuss opportunities for improvement.||Agree|
|2020||U.S. Postal Inspection Service Forensic Laboratory Services||03/30/2020||19-004-R20||$0||Open||R - 2-- Direct the Forensic Laboratory Services Safety Officer to verify that all personnel complete required annual safety training.||Agree|