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 Titlesort descending Issue Date Report Number Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
2018 Consolidation of Mail for Network Distribution Centers - Chicago and San Francisco 10/27/2017 NL-AR-18-002 $0 Open R - 1 -- Update Postal Service Headquarters standard operating procedures to clarify the frequency of inspections and establish standards to assess the need for consolidation deconsolidation facility trips. Agree
2018 Consolidation of Mail for Network Distribution Centers - Chicago and San Francisco 10/27/2017 NL-AR-18-002 $3,150,122 Open R - 2 -- Evaluate the Chicago and San Francisco consolidation deconsolidation facilities to determine transportation needs and modify the contracts as necessary. Agree
2015 [Redacted] Software Contract and Compliance Review 09/18/2015 IT-AR-15-009 $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
2016 Access Controls over Mail Imaging Systems 01/14/2016 IT-AR-16-004 $0 Open R - 3 -- Delete all accounts that have not been used in more than 365 days and all guest accounts on the mail imaging systems. Agree
2016 Access Controls over Mail Imaging Systems 01/14/2016 IT-AR-16-004 $0 Open R - 2 -- Require passwords for all mail imaging systems accounts in accordance with Handbook AS-805. Agree
2016 Access Controls over Mail Imaging Systems 01/14/2016 IT-AR-16-004 $0 Open R - 1 -- Remove administrative privileges for shared accounts on all mail imaging systems. 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
2017 Accuracy of Grievance Settlement Payments 01/27/2017 HR-AR-17-003 $3,443,354 Open R - 1 -- Finalize resolution of outstanding underpayments and collect outstanding overpayments for the Global Remedy settlement. Agree
2017 Accuracy of Grievance Settlement Payments 01/27/2017 HR-AR-17-003 $77,553 Open R - 2 -- Finalize resolution of outstanding underpayments and collect outstanding overpayments for the Kelly Services settlement. Agree
2018 Accuracy of In-Office Cost System Data 10/18/2017 CP-AR-18-001 $0 Open R - 2 -- Verify employees’ activities and location at the time of In-Office Cost System telephone readings and report discrepancies with Time and Attendance Collection System data to facility supervisors if corrections to clock rings are needed. 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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