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 Valuesort descending Status Recommendation Management Response
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
2018 Capital Metro Physical and Environmental Controls Site Security Review 09/28/2018 IT-AR-18-005 $0 Open R - 1 -- Review server room access control lists semiannually as required by Postal Service policy; and finalize, publish, and implement employee out-processing procedures, to include disabling badges for separating employees. Agree
2017 Appointment of Contracting Officers' Representatives 08/07/2017 SM-AR-17-006 $0 Open R - 1 -- Validate contracting officers’ representatives training and certification and ensure it is documented. Agree
2018 Review of Expansion of Package Sorters Investment 05/18/2018 MI-AR-18-001 $0 Open R - 2 -- Establish decision analysis report performance metrics that are reasonable and can be used to evaluate program performance. Agree
2018 Facility Security at Network Distribution Centers 12/27/2017 HR-AR-18-001 $0 Open R - 3 -- Update the Administrative Support Manual to reflect the requirements to conduct Vulnerability Risk Assessment Tool assessments. Agree
2018 Use of Intelligent Mail Barcodes for First-Class Mail Letters' Processing Costs 09/25/2018 CP-AR-18-007 $0 Open R - 1 -- Should develop a strategic plan to assess how Intelligent Mail barcode and Informed Visibility technologies can be enhanced to support costing and, based on that assessment, determine how and when the technologies can be leveraged to improve costing. Agree
2018 Processing Readiness for Election and Political Mail for the 2018 Midterm Election 06/05/2018 NO-AR-18-007 $0 Open R - 2 -- Ensure that management conduct standardized election and political mail training for all mail processing employees at least annually. Agree
2018 Terminal Handling Services – Capital Metro Area 02/02/2018 NL-AR-18-004 $0 Open R - 4 -- Develop and implement a training program for all on-site THS Postal Service representatives to ensure they understand their contractual authority. Agree
2016 Postmaster Cost Segment 09/08/2016 CP-AR-16-010 $0 Open R - 3 -- Communicate to the Postal Regulatory Commission the status of the Post Office Structure Plan and develop a timeline and approach for updating the postmaster variability study. Agree
2018 Fleet Specialty Credit Card Management - Pacific Area 07/17/2018 DR-AR-18-009 $0 Open R - 3 -- Follow the Voyager Standard Operating Procedures for Monthly Reconciliations and provide access to Fuel Asset Management System. 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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