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|
|2020||Late and Extra Trips at the Philadelphia, PA, Processing and Distribution Center||05/13/2020||20-164-R20||$0||Open||R - 2-- Ensure adherance to mail clearance times in the Run Plan Generator Report.||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|
|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|
|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|
|2020||Informal Grievance Oversight||07/14/2020||19SMG007HR000-R20||$0||Open||R - 2-- Formalize and communicate monetary thresholds for informal grievances and review payments that exceed the established thresholds.||Disagree|
|2020||Management Structure at Postal Service Facilities||03/18/2020||19SMG011HR000-R20||$0||Open||R - 2-- Formalize policy guidance to address a reassessment schedule and process for district rankings, including frequency, methodology, and roles and responsibilities.||Agree|
|2019||Nationwide Review of Voyager Fleet Card Personal Identification Numbers||06/24/2019||DR-AR-19-006||$0||Open||R - 2-- Implement corrective action to: (1) deactivate PINs issued to vendors, (2) deactivate multiple PINs issued to employees or define policy for exception, (3) deactivate PINs without a valid employee name; and (4) ensure authorized approval of requests for increasing PIN purchasing limits and (5) track and monitor completion of semi-annual reviews.||Agree|
|2020||Contract Closeout Process||04/22/2020||19-026-R20||$0||Open||R - 2-- Include closed contracts in Supply Management’s compliance review process that would consist of ensuring completion of all required closeout steps.||Agree|
|2020||Partnership Agreement Compliance||12/27/2019||19BG004FT000-R20||$0||Open||R - 2-- Include in future Marketing and Service Offering Agreements, measures that enforce compliance with agreement provisions.||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|