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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|
|2020||Nationwide Delivery Scanning Issues||02/19/2020||20-102-R20||$0||Open||R - 1-- Enhance ongoing strategies to improve scanning accuracy and enforce compliance.||Agree|
|2019||Management Operating Data System (MODS) Errors and Adjustments||04/03/2019||CP-AR-19-001||$0||Open||R - 2-- Establish controls in electronic badge reader (EBR) software to require entry of an operation number for each employee badge swipe and direct area Management Operating Data System coordinators to verify that all facilities have deactivated the base operation preset button on EBRs.||Agree|
|2019||Assessment of U.S. Postal Service’s Service Performance and Costs||09/17/2019||NO-AR-19-008||$0||Open||R - 1-- Conduct a cost-benefit analysis, including a sensitivity analysis, of current service performance targets. This analysis should include an evaluation of additional costs incurred for extra operational services performed to meet service performance targets, and opportunities that exist to limit extra services when they are not financially feasible.||Agree|
|2017||Mobile System Review||09/21/2017||IT-AR-17-009||$0||Open||R - 5-- Implement security standards for the mobile Point-of-Sale devices and application.||Agree|
|2018||Access Issues Identified in the Mail Processing Environment||09/05/2018||IT-MT-18-001||$0||Open||R - 3-- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act.||Agree|
|2019||Addressing the Diverse Needs and Wants of Rural American: Opportunities for the U.S. Postal Service||09/16/2019||RISC-WP-19-009||$0||Open||R - 4-- Vice President, Delivery and Retail Operations, to develop actionable metrics to identify underutilized large PO boxes in rural areas and create a plan to convert some of those boxes into parcel lockers as appropriate||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|
|2020||In Office Cost System Sampling Processes||05/22/2020||19-032-R20||$0||Open||R - 6-- Analyze the expansion of the IOCS cluster sampling methodology to include other crafts, and implement a pilot as appropriate.||Agree|
|2020||U.S. Postal Service Transportation Network Operations and Cost Optimization Practices||11/07/2019||19XG002NL000-R20||$0||Open||R - 5-- Explore opportunities to increase the use of commercial air carriers to transport packages presently restricted by federal regulations.||Agree|
|2015||Security Clearances for Postal Service Contract Drivers||11/20/2014||HR-AR-15-001||$0||Open||R - 4-- Establish a formal oversight process for contracting officers to validate contract drivers have security clearances when renewing contracts.||Agree|