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||Issues Identified in the Outbound International Mail Market||09/23/2019||CP-MT-19-001||$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 - 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|
|2019||Salary and Wage Rate Retention||09/20/2019||FT-AR-19-009||$0||Open||R - 2-- Develop and implement a plan to periodically identify and address employees no longer eligible for salary and wage rate retention status.||Agree|
|2019||Mail Processing Overtime||06/13/2019||NO-AR-19-005||$0||In-Resolution||R - 3-- Establish appropriate performance incentives for managers to effectively manage overtime.||Disagree|
|2019||Impact of Prescribed Opioids on Postal Service Employees Under the Federal Workers’ Compensation Program||06/06/2019||SAT-AR-19-002||$0||Open||R - 1-- Develop a quarterly data analysis process to monitor opioid prescription data trends in the workers compensation program.||Agree|
|2020||Risks Associated with Information Technology Applications||07/27/2020||20-251-R20||$0||Open||R - 2-- Issue a Failure to Comply letter if the conditional accreditation requirements for the six applications are not met.||Agree|
|2020||Leased Facility Maintenance||05/28/2020||19SMG012SM000-R20||$0||Open||R - 1-- Ensure the timeframes to complete urgent/routine repairs are consistent between the Landlord Maintenance Standard Operating Procedures and the landlord notification letter.||Agree|
|2020||Transportation Network Optimization and Service Performance||06/05/2020||20-144-R20||$0||Open||R - 6-- Equip terminal handling services sites with Surface Visibility mobile scanners, develop a daily condition report template for Postal Service terminal handling services liaisons, and standardize the Postal Service’s corrective action procedures in response to liaisons’ reporting.||Agree|
|2020||Supply Management’s Control Environment Over Contracting Officers||11/07/2019||18SMG023SM000-R20||$0||Open||R - 2-- Designate a central system for Supply Management to record, track, and manage contracting officers’ training activities.||Agree|
|2020||U.S. Postal Service Transportation Cost of Mail Transport Equipment||12/13/2019||19XG007NL000-R20||$0||Open||R - 3-- We recommend the Acting Vice President, Processing and Maintenance Operations, in coordination with the Vice President of Supply Management, track, monitor, and report suppliers’ nonperformance for transporting equipment between mail transport equipment service centers and hold suppliers accountable when they do not meet contract terms.||Agree|