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 Internal Controls Over Local Purchases and Payments – Summerland Key, FL, Post Office 12/27/2017 FCS-FM-18-004 $0 Open R - 1 -- Implement controls to ensure unit management uses the proper payment methods. Disagree
2018 Facility Security at Network Distribution Centers 12/27/2017 HR-AR-18-001 $0 Open R - 2 -- Establish an oversight mechanism to promote accountability and help ensure compliance with the Vulnerability Risk Assessment Tool requirements. Agree
2018 Internal Controls Over Local Purchases and Payments – Summerland Key, FL, Post Office 12/27/2017 FCS-FM-18-004 $59,852 Open R - 4 -- Reiterate to all unit personnel requirements IRS reporting requirements, as applicable, and to submit the Postal Service Form 8231, Vendor Payment 1099 Reporting Form to Accounting Services to report the $59,852 vendor service payment. Agree
2018 Internal Controls Over Local Purchases and Payments – Summerland Key, FL, Post Office 12/27/2017 FCS-FM-18-004 $0 Open R - 2 -- Require unit management to complete eBuy training, focusing on procedures for local purchases and payments. 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 Facility Security at Network Distribution Centers 12/27/2017 HR-AR-18-001 $0 Open R - 1 -- Establish standard operating procedures detailing steps and timeframes for Network Distribution Center and area personnel to address, monitor, and communicate identified security deficiencies. Agree
2018 Review of Mobile Applications 12/20/2017 IT-AR-18-001 $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
2018 Utilization of Automated Tools to Improve Compliance Activities 12/20/2017 IT-MA-18-001 $0 Open R - 1 -- Evaluate implementing automated tools into existing compliance activities. Agree
2018 Review of Mobile Applications 12/20/2017 IT-AR-18-001 $0 Open R - 1 -- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
2018 International Exchange Offices 12/11/2017 MS-AR-18-001 $0 Open R - 2 -- Provide Customs and Border Protection officers with valid login credentials to access the Global Business System. 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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