OIG’s Office of Audit 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 audit 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 Datesort descending Report Number Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
2012 Security of File Transfer Protocol Transmissions 09/12/2012 IT-AR-12-009 $0 Open R - 5 -- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
2012 First-Class Mail on Air Transportation — Assignment by Weight 09/28/2012 NL-AR-12-010 $0 Open R - 1 -- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
2013 Supervisor Workhours and Span of Control 04/04/2013 NO-MA-13-005 $11,955,046 Open R - 2 -- Fill vacant supervisor positions up to the appropriate span of control level and reduce supervisor replacement workhours accordingly. Agree
2013 U.S. Postal Service Data Governance 04/23/2013 DP-AR-13-004 $0 Open R - 1 -- Direct the vice president, Information Technology, to implement a formal, enterprise-wide data governance program. Agree
2014 Missing Leased Trailers in the Northeast Area 08/25/2014 NO-MA-14-004 $0 Open R - 5 -- Ensure all leased trailers are equipped with satellite-tracking devices and issue policy and provide training on the features and functionality of the satellite-tracking system for leased trailers, including functionality of the related web-based management system to help track and manage leased trailers. Agree
2014 Missing Leased Trailers in the Northeast Area 08/25/2014 NO-MA-14-004 $0 Open R - 2 -- Develop a process to identify trailers that are not being used and ensure unused trailers are promptly returned to suppliers to avoid unnecessary lease expenses. 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
2014 Management of Cloud Computing Contracts and Environment 09/04/2014 IT-AR-14-009 $0 Open R - 8 -- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
2015 Security Clearances for Postal Service Contract Drivers 11/20/2014 HR-AR-15-001 $0 Open R - 4 -- Establish a formal oversight process for contracting officers to validate contract drivers have security clearances when renewing contracts. Agree
2015 Security Clearances for Postal Service Contract Drivers 11/20/2014 HR-AR-15-001 $0 Open R - 3 -- Establish mandatory and refresher training requirements for Postal Service officials responsible for security clearances to ensure they are aware of their roles and responsibilities regarding the security clearance process. 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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