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 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 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
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 Customer Retail Experience 09/28/2018 SAT-AR-18-001 $0 Open R - 1 -- Work with the Postal Service’s Executive Leadership Team to reevaluate the proportion of a unit’s National Performance Assessment score that is directly attributable to retail customer service at all units. Disagree
2018 Surface Visibility Scanning – Capital Metro Area and Capping Report 04/12/2018 NL-AR-18-006 $0 Open R - 3 -- Develop procedures to ensure mail container visibility during Mail Transport Equipment Labeler system trip updates. Disagree
2018 Electronic Verification System Internal Controls 09/25/2018 MS-AR-18-006 $0 Open R - 2 -- Develop sampling policy to specify how employees select Electronic Verification System packages. Disagree
2017 Highway Contract Route Irregularity Reporting - Jacksonville Network Distribution Center 09/07/2017 NL-AR-17-010 $0 Open R - 3 -- Amend the Electronic Records Information Management System Postal Service Form 5500, Contract Route Irregularity Report, retention schedule from one-year to match Highway Contract Route contract terms. Disagree
2018 Delivery Charge Codes 01/19/2018 CP-AR-18-002 $0 Open R - 5 -- Establish automated controls that ensure delivery supervisors identify missing and incorrect end tour clock rings and make the necessary and timely corrections in the Time and Attendance Collection System. Disagree
2018 Timecard Adjustments at Facilities in the Greater Boston District 08/01/2018 HR-AR-18-007 $0 Open R - 2 -- The Manager, Greater Boston District, establish a formal oversight process at the district and facility levels to ensure supervisors disallow time, delete clock rings, and extend lunches properly. Disagree
2018 Employee Background Screening: San Francisco, Bay-Valley, and Sierra Coastal Districts 05/29/2018 HR-AR-18-004 $0 Open R - 3 -- Assess the need for conducting a new electronic National Agency Check with Inquiries.for the 33 missing Certificates of Completion. 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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