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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||U.S. Postal Inspection Service Area Case Management||09/03/2019||OV-AR-19-003||$14,437,650||Open||R - 1-- Ensure investigative documentation requirements are consistent throughout the policies and include periodic reviews of investigative documentation.||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||Review of Postal Inspection Service Criminal and Administrative Processes – Fort Worth Division||04/19/2019||HR-AR-19-002||$0||Open||R - 1-- Provide refresher training to team leaders regarding investigative documentation requirements and proper case closure procedures.||Agree|
|2019||Management Alert - [Redacted]||08/26/2019||IT-MT-19-002||$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||Nationwide Review of Voyager Fleet Card Personal Identification Numbers||06/24/2019||DR-AR-19-006||$0||Open||R - 1-- Coordinate with U.S. Bank Voyager to implement automated controls in the Voyager Fleet Commander Online application to: (1) prevent assignment of PINs to vendors; (2) prevent assignment of multiple PINs to employees; (3) prevent assignment of PINs without valid employee names; and (4) ensure only authorized employees are allowed to request PIN limit changes.||Agree|
|2019||Salary and Wage Rate Retention||09/20/2019||FT-AR-19-009||$33,974,772||Open||R - 1-- Develop policies and procedures, including assignment of responsibilities, for documenting and retaining salary and wage rate retention information and monitoring continued eligibility.||Agree|
|2019||Informed Visibility Vulnerability Assessment||10/12/2018||IT-AR-19-001||$0||In-Resolution||R - 2-- review the controls identified in the Center for Internet Security benchmarks and consider them for inclusion into the published standard.||Disagree|
|2019||Facility Condition Reviews – Mail Processing Facilities||05/06/2019||SM-AR-19-003||$0||Open||R - 2-- Develop and implement an action plan to address structural recommendations at the Indianapolis Processing and Distribution Center, including a timeline for completing items.||Agree|
|2019||U.S. Postal Inspection Service Area Case Management||09/03/2019||OV-AR-19-003||$0||Open||R - 2-- Develop controls to ensure periodic reviews of investigative documentation are conducted.||Agree|
|2019||Review of Postal Inspection Service Criminal and Administrative Processes – Fort Worth Division||04/19/2019||HR-AR-19-002||$0||Open||R - 2-- Enhance the Closed Case File checklist and the Compliance Self-Assessment and Domicile Review Program to reconcile with case management documentation requirements.||Agree|