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 Recommendation Management Responsesort descending
2017 Highway Contract Route Irregularity Reporting - Jacksonville Network Distribution Center 09/07/2017 NL-AR-17-010 $0 Open R - 1 -- Update Postal Service Handbook PO-501, Highway Contract Administration, dated June 1981, with instructions for classifying and charging irregularities, and establish manual procedures for the submission of Postal Service Form 5500, Contract Route Irregularity Report, for all potential irregularities when the Yard Management System is not operational. Disagree
2018 Surface Visibility Scanning – Capital Metro Area and Capping Report 04/12/2018 NL-AR-18-006 $0 Open R - 5 -- Ensure through training and monitoring that Processing and Distribution Center managers provide adequate oversight of scanning operations to ensure Mail Transport Equipment Labeler placards are attached and all mail is scanned as required. Disagree
2018 Opioid Safety Preparedness 06/18/2018 HR-AR-18-006 $0 Open R - 2 -- Identify which hazardous and suspicious mail Learning Management System courses should be mandatory, and promote completion to intended employee audiences to reinforce compliance with protocols. Disagree
2018 Postal Vehicle Service Fuel Cost and Consumption Strategies 01/03/2018 NL-AR-18-003 $0 Open R - 2 -- Reevaluate their Viability of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)-Fueled Vehicles Versus Diesel PVS fuel assessment for alternative fuels by considering the replacement of high fuel usage sites within proximity of public CNG refueling. Disagree
2018 Mail Processing Facilities Staffing 03/30/2018 NO-AR-18-004 $0 Open R - 1 -- establish nationwide criteria for using Function 1 Scheduler results. Disagree
2018 Capital Metro Physical and Environmental Controls Site Security Review 09/28/2018 IT-AR-18-005 $0 Open R - 3 -- Ensure entrance gates are monitored and have traffic arms, computerized card access systems, and intercoms are installed at the entrance gates. Disagree
2018 Inbound International Parcel Volume Variance 04/20/2018 CP-AR-18-004 $0 Open R - 2 -- Evaluate and implement, as appropriate, a retention strategy for key data transferred from the Global Business System to the Enterprise Data Warehouse that helps address operational data reliability concerns. Disagree
2017 Global Positioning System Trailer Visibility 06/26/2017 NL-AR-17-008 $2,487,581 Open R - 2 -- Identify and validate specific cost savings to support the $18.5 million Global Positioning System technology investment. Disagree
2018 No Sales Transactions - Brooklyn, NY, New Lots Station 07/20/2018 FCS-FM-18-021 $0 Open R - 1 -- Implement an organization-wide policy requiring Postal Service retail units to monitor and manage No Sale Transactions. Disagree
2018 Domestic Preference in Vehicle Contracts 06/07/2018 SM-AR-18-004 $41,921,741 Open R - 1 -- Revise Supplying Principles and Practices Section 2-36 to include Provision 1-2: Domestic Source Certificate – Supplies (March 2006), and Clause 1-9: Preference for Domestic Supplies (March 2006), and reiterate the prescription for including Clause 4-2, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Policies, Statutes, or Executive Orders in renewed contracts. Disagree


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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