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.

Fiscal Year Report Title Issue Date Report Number Financial Value Status Recommendationsort descending Management Response
2018 Local Purchases and Payments - Old National Branch, Atlanta, GA 09/11/2018 FCS-FM-18-025 $5,161 Open R - 1 -- instruct the unit manager or designated employee to review all local payments for receipts and verify all required information is included on the supporting documentation. Agree
2017 Carrier Leave without Pay for Union Activities 07/05/2017 HR-AR-17-008 $90,682 Open R - 1 -- Adhere to the Postal Service policy to assess operational needs prior to granting or denying leave without pay for union activities and communicate deviations to appropriate Operations and Labor Relations personnel. Disagree
2017 Software License Management 09/25/2017 IT-AR-17-008 $0 Open R - 1 -- Complete implementation of the centrally managed software license program that complies with Postal Service policy and best practices. Agree
2018 City Carriers Returning After 6 P.M. - South Florida District 07/03/2018 DR-AR-18-006 $116,297,744 Open R - 1 -- Conduct a study of district mail processing operations at the three Processing and Distribution Centers and improve mail flow within and between the plants, and to delivery units. Agree
2016 U.S. Postal Service Building Occupancy Data 12/08/2015 CP-AR-16-002 $0 Open R - 1 -- Conduct and document a new facility space usage study that reflects current network and facility operations. Agree
2017 Insider Threat Program 09/18/2017 IT-AR-17-007 $0 Open R - 1 -- Continue to develop and fully implement an insider threat program for national security information in accordance with National Insider Threat Policy minimum standards. Agree
2017 Function 4 Efficiency in the Colorado/Wyoming District 12/08/2016 MS-AR-17-001 $5,301,358 Open R - 1 -- Coordinate units’ integrated operating plans and mail arrival profiles. Agree
2018 Inbound International Parcel Volume Variance 04/20/2018 CP-AR-18-004 $0 Open R - 1 -- Design and document controls over operational inbound international volume and weight data transmitted between the Global Business System and the Enterprise Data Warehouse to ensure complete and reliable transmission of data. Disagree
2017 Fuel Consumption and Cost Risk Mitigation 04/24/2017 NL-AR-17-004 $162,654,722 Open R - 1 -- Develop a comprehensive plan to mitigate risk of projected future fuel price increases, which could include: * Enhancing contract negotiations to achieve the lowest price per gallon and minimum gallons needed; * Incentivizing highway contract route suppliers to convert to alternative fuels by sharing cost savings; * Establishing a tiered contract pricing strategy based on fuel type and miles per gallon; * Establishing a fuel fund reserve; and * Seeking Congressional approval for fuel surcharges Agree
2018 Business Customer Retention Strategies 05/17/2018 MS-AR-18-003 $100,000,000 Open R - 1 -- Develop a mechanism to provide churn and defection data to operational areas to bring visibility to the issues and reasons. Agree

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This Recommendation Dashboard provides information on recommendations that the Postal Service can address without external party action. To view closed recommendations, click here. Also, click here to see recommendations that may require additional action by external parties.

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