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
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
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
2019 CyberSecurity Decision Analysis Reports Review 11/19/2018 IT-AR-19-002 $0 Open R - 1 -- Create and execute a program/administrative budget to adequately plan and administer an ongoing cybersecurity program. Agree
2019 Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities 11/26/2018 FT-AR-19-003 $0 Open R - 1 -- Determine a strategy regarding the allocation of the U.S. Postal Service Civil Service Retirement System, Federal Employees Retirement System and Retiree Health Benefits Fund investments in Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities. Agree
2016 Postal Service's Handling of Office of Workers Compensation Claim Forms 04/07/2016 HR-AR-16-002 $0 Open R - 1 -- Develop a more comprehensive electronic claims process to ensure claims forms are completed accurately and timely. Agree
2019 Postal Vehicle Service Driver Overtime - Houston District 12/11/2018 NL-AR-19-001 $0 Open R - 1 -- Develop a plan to address long-term vacancies and expedite the hiring of part-time flexible drivers. Agree
2019 Mail Delivery Issues – Barrington Station, Los Angeles, CA 03/06/2019 DR-AR-19-004 $0 Open R - 1 -- develop a plan to ensure timely supervisory review and approval of eCC cases and use of the information, as appropriate, to improve unit operations. Agree
2016 Package Processing Machine Capacity 07/01/2016 NL-AR-16-003 $230,362,977 Open R - 1 -- Develop a plan to operate package processing machines at full operational performance levels in order to reduce the amount of manual processing and to support continued package growth. Agree


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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