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
2018 Delivery Charge Codes 01/19/2018 CP-AR-18-002 $0 Open R - 4 -- Modify the Time and Attendance Collection System to include a field where managers must annotate reasons for making clock ring adjustments to enhance visibility and oversight and to ensure compliance with policy. Disagree
2018 First-Class Mail Service Performance Measurement - Northeast Area 05/22/2018 NO-AR-18-006 $0 Open R - 2 -- assess and implement Hoshin training to ensure that those employees involved with the Hoshin plans fully understand their responsibilities based on Postal Service guidance. Disagree
2018 Maintenance Optimization - Northeast Area 03/29/2018 NO-AR-18-003 $0 Open R - 3 -- Establish a plan to ensure maintenance supervisors monitor and correct maintenance employee operation number selections as needed so that the correct labor distribution code is used for the work being performed. Disagree
2019 Informed Visibility Vulnerability Assessment 10/12/2018 IT-AR-19-001 $0 Open R - 3 -- include communication protocols in future IV web application configuration reviews and address any control weaknesses identified. 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
2017 Surface Visibility Scanning - Western Area 09/05/2017 NL-AR-17-009 $0 Open R - 4 -- Assess the SV scan network environment in all Western Area Processing & Distribution Centers to identify and resolve wireless connectivity issues that affect SV scanning. Disagree
2018 Use of Postal Service Network to Facilitate Illicit Drug Distribution 09/28/2018 SAT-AR-18-002 $0 Open R - 4 -- Enhance USPIS data analytics, including routine integration of the results of package inspections to further enrich its data model. Disagree
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
2018 Inbound International Letter Post Performance and Strategies 07/19/2018 CP-AR-18-005 $131,230,816 Open R - 1 -- Develop a strategic plan for inbound international letter post mail that is specifically aligned with Universal Postal Union-accepted service standards and addresses mail processing deficiencies to improve the overall service performance of inbound international letter post mail. Disagree
2018 Flats Sequencing System Performance in the Capital Metro Area 07/26/2018 NO-AR-18-008 $0 Open R - 2 -- Determine the operational cost and savings Flats Sequencing System (FSS) currently provides to the Postal Service to fully understand the financial and operational impact of FSS on the Postal Service and customers. 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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