Data use is critical for all aspects of the U.S. Postal Service’s operations, including determining costs and setting prices. That’s why data systems need to be accurate and reliable.
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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 Response|
|2018||Delivery Charge Codes||01/19/2018||CP-AR-18-002||$0||Open||R - 2 -- Modify the Time and Attendance Collection System to establish controls that flag invalid time codes on Sundays for supervisor correction. In the interim, develop a process to monitor the accuracy of clock rings and hold the delivery management team accountable for ensuring Sunday delivery work hours are charged to the proper operation numbers and labor distribution codes.||Disagree|
|2017||Function 4 Efficiency in the Colorado/Wyoming District||12/08/2016||MS-AR-17-001||$0||Open||R - 2 -- Actively monitor employees to manage workload and ensure they are processing mail efficiently.||Agree|
|2018||Oversight of Contract Extensions||03/20/2018||SM-AR-18-001||$0||Open||R - 5 -- Reconcile existing policy and clause language to clarify written notification requirements for Clause 2-19: Option to Extend.||Agree|
|2019||Oversight of Highway Contract Routes - Insurance||03/22/2019||SM-AR-19-002||$0||Open||R - 2 -- Require Clause 7-4: Insurance to be included in the Terms and Conditions of all Highway Contract Route contracts.||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||Export Controls for Outbound Mail at International Service Centers||09/28/2018||FT-AR-18-009||$0||Open||R - 1 -- Reestablish ownership or oversight of the Export Controls Program to make decisions for the program.||Disagree|
|2018||Surface Visibility Scanning – Capital Metro Area and Capping Report||04/12/2018||NL-AR-18-006||$0||Open||R - 4 -- Update Mail Transport Equipment Labeler software to resolve the 24-hour system trip update delay.||Disagree|
|2015||Security Clearances for Postal Service Contract Drivers||11/20/2014||HR-AR-15-001||$0||Open||R - 2 -- Establish a formal centralized system that allows for the tracking and monitoring of contract driver security clearances.||Agree|
|2018||Review of Availability of Tier 1 Business Critical Services||09/11/2018||IT-AR-18-004||$0||Open||R - 2 -- should establish and document availability targets and acceptable hours for planned and unplanned downtime for each application or service considered to be a Tier 1 business critical service.||Agree|
|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|