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 Statussort descending Recommendation Management Response
2018 Highway Contract Route Contracting Practices and Conflicts of Interest 10/10/2017 NL-AR-18-001 $0 Open R - 3 -- Revise the time period for resolving Department of Transportation unsatisfactory ratings to be, at a minimum, in compliance with the Title 49, U.S. Code of Federal Regulations. Agree
2017 Software License Management 09/25/2017 IT-AR-17-008 $22,491,323 Open R - 2 -- Review current Information Technology (IT) software contracts and modify those that do not include the required IT-related provision and clauses. Agree
2017 Software License Management 09/25/2017 IT-AR-17-008 $0 Open R - 1 -- Complete implementation of the centrally managed software license program that complies with Postal Service policy and best practices. Agree
2017 Assessing Postal Service Employee Engagement Activities 09/21/2017 HR-AR-17-013 $0 Open R - 2 -- Expand the Postal Service’s social media strategy, which is currently customer-focused, to include a process to monitor and respond to employee comments on employee-focused social media websites. Agree
2017 Assessing Postal Service Employee Engagement Activities 09/21/2017 HR-AR-17-013 $0 Open R - 1 -- Require managers and supervisors to create action plans to address Postal Pulse Survey results and implement a process to monitor and assess progress on the activities identified in action plans. Disagree
2017 Mobile System Review 09/21/2017 IT-AR-17-009 $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 $7,347,706 Open R - 3 -- 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 Insider Threat Program 09/18/2017 IT-AR-17-007 $0 Open R - 2 -- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
2017 Insider Threat Program 09/18/2017 IT-AR-17-007 $0 Open R - 3 -- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. 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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