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 ascending
2019 A Broader Perspective for the Postal Service Ethics Program 11/06/2018 FT-AR-19-001 $0 Open R - 2 -- Adopt an approach for assessing the effectiveness of the ethics program, by: - Identifying ethics program areas that are priorities for the organization. - Designing the goals for each ethics program priority area to support the mission and organization-wide goals. - Identifying the desired maturity level for each ethics program priority area. Agree
2018 Fleet Specialty Credit Card Management - Pacific Area 07/17/2018 DR-AR-18-009 $0 Open R - 5 -- District Managers to ensure site managers conduct the semi-annual Personal Identification Number Reviews. Agree
2014 Consolidation of the Toledo, OH Processing & Distribution Center 08/28/2014 NO-AR-14-009 $0 Open R - 1 -- Re-evaluate cost savings to include additional transportation costs and update data as necessary and adjust the Area Mail Processing proposal based on the post-implementation review. Agree
2017 Use of Independent Contractor Studies 10/14/2016 CP-AR-17-002 $0 Open R - 2 -- Store and share final study results in a centralized location accessible to an identified level of management. Agree
2019 No Sale Transactions - Dallas, TX, Mockingbird Finance Station 11/21/2018 FCS-FM-19-001 $0 Open R - 1 -- Reiterate to unit management the requirements to report financial discrepancies greater than $100 to the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General, document count results, and file retail floor stock count documents locally. Agree
2016 Access Controls over Mail Imaging Systems 01/14/2016 IT-AR-16-004 $0 Open R - 4 -- Require users to change passwords for all administrative accounts at least every 30 days and for all non-administrative accounts at least every 90 days for the mail imaging systems. Agree
2018 Access Issues Identified in the Mail Processing Environment 09/05/2018 IT-MT-18-001 $0 Open R - 4 -- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
2017 Mobile System Review 09/21/2017 IT-AR-17-009 $0 Open R - 5 -- Implement security standards for the mobile Point-of-Sale devices and application. Agree
2017 Privileged Account Management 04/05/2017 IT-AR-17-003 $0 Open R - 3 -- Define business practices and responsibilities for monitoring privileged accounts and implement privileged access management tools. Agree
2019 Delayed Mail at the Denver, CO, Processing and Distribution Center 11/21/2018 NO-AR-19-002 $231,575 Open R - 1 -- Update the RPG for the Denver P&DC to meet established clearance times and scheduled transportation and communicate the plan to employees. 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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