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 Date Report Number Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
2018 Fleet Specialty Credit Card Management - Pacific Area 07/17/2018 DR-AR-18-009 $0 Open R - 5 -- District Managers to ensure site managers conduct the semi-annual Personal Identification Number Reviews. Agree
2018 Local Travel Reimbursement - Santa Ana, CA, P&DC Window 07/10/2018 FCS-FM-18-020 $0 Open R - 1 -- Reiterate to personnel at the Santa Ana Processing & Distribution Center Window the policies and procedures for processing and supporting reimbursements of local travel. Agree
2018 City Carriers Returning After 6 P.M. - South Florida District 07/03/2018 DR-AR-18-006 $0 Open R - 4 -- Develop and execute a plan to review current package volume data for city delivery units and modify route base package volumes and route values through the route count and inspection process or minor route adjustments. Agree
2018 Management of VMF Undistributed Labor - Capital Metro and Great Lakes Area 07/03/2018 DR-AR-18-008 $2,989,381 Open R - 1 -- Ensure managers are aware of and trained on SEAM processes, tools, and reports to improve monitoring and oversight of operations. Agree
2018 Management of VMF Undistributed Labor - Capital Metro and Great Lakes Area 07/03/2018 DR-AR-18-008 $0 Open R - 3 -- Issue a directive to VMF managers to investigate, rectify, and address undistributed labor below negative 3 percent. Agree
2018 City Carriers Returning After 6 P.M. - South Florida District 07/03/2018 DR-AR-18-006 $0 Open R - 3 -- Direct Plant Managers and Manager, Operation Program Support update mail arrival profiles and integrated operating plans with agreement by plant and delivery unit management, that reflect accurate mail arrival times and mail mix. Agree
2018 Delivery Delays - Atlanta District 07/03/2018 DR-AR-18-007 $0 Open R - 2 -- review route adjustment requirements and develop a plan to prioritize and update routes, as appropriate, to meet current delivery requirements through the Route Count and Inspection process. Agree
2018 Management of VMF Undistributed Labor - Capital Metro and Great Lakes Area 07/03/2018 DR-AR-18-008 $0 Open R - 2 -- Direct vehicle maintenance facilities managers to follow guidance in Handbook PO 701, Fleet Management, to rectify and address time charges to ensure timecards and work orders are accurate. Agree
2018 Management of VMF Undistributed Labor - Capital Metro and Great Lakes Area 07/03/2018 DR-AR-18-008 $0 Open R - 4 -- Direct VMF managers to review and monitor the entering of workhours onto work orders to ensure hours are recorded accurately. Agree
2018 City Carriers Returning After 6 P.M. - South Florida District 07/03/2018 DR-AR-18-006 $116,297,744 Open R - 1 -- Conduct a study of district mail processing operations at the three Processing and Distribution Centers and improve mail flow within and between the plants, and to delivery units. 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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