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 Status Recommendationsort descending Management Response
2018 Voyager Fleet Card Management - Great Lakes Area 02/23/2018 DR-AR-18-002 $1,928,676 Open R - 1 -- Direct District Managers to ensure site managers, permanent or detailed, follow the Voyager Standard Operating Procedures for Monthly Reconciliations and provide access to FAMS. Agree
2018 Marketing Mail Letters Workshare Discounts 08/01/2018 CP-AR-18-006 $0 Open R - 1 -- Direct the Manager, Cost Attribution, to document the periodic review of non-recurring inputs in the Marketing Mail letters cost model, to include conducting and maintaining documentation of cost-benefit and sensitivity analyses. Agree
2016 Review of City Carrier Office Efficiency - Colorado/Wyoming District 01/20/2016 DR-AR-16-002 $64,263,499 Open R - 1 -- Eliminate 179,619 workhours at delivery units. Agree
2018 Review of Perimeter Firewalls 08/24/2018 IT-AR-18-003 $0 Open R - 1 -- Enhance procedures for identifying all publicly available systems and all Transmission Control Protocol ports. Agree
2018 Terminal Handling Services - Southern Area 07/27/2018 NL-AR-18-009 $0 Open R - 1 -- Ensure all Southern Area mail processing facilities follow their respective volume arrival profiles. Disagree
2018 Processing Readiness for Election and Political Mail for the 2018 Midterm Election 06/05/2018 NO-AR-18-007 $0 Open R - 1 -- Ensure annually an updated and documented communication plan that includes all Postal Service election documents and web pages for headquarters and mail processing facilities for general, midterm, and special elections is available. Agree
2018 Highway Contract Routes Extra Trips - Mid Carolinas District 09/17/2018 NL-AR-18-010 $2,526,951 Open R - 1 -- Ensure authorizing and administrative officials receive training to comply with Management Instruction, PO-530-2017-1, Highway Contract Route Exceptional Service Performance Payment Reconciliation, requirements. 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 Fleet Specialty Credit Card Management - Pacific Area 07/17/2018 DR-AR-18-009 $4,378,278 Open R - 1 -- Ensure site managers/reconcilers complete the eFleet Card for Site Manager training reflecting latest policy updates. Agree
2018 Facility Condition Review Capping Report 06/21/2018 SM-AR-18-005 $0 Open R - 1 -- Ensure that corrective actions area management claims to have taken have been properly implemented and the issue(s) no longer exists; and initiate work orders to resolve outstanding issues and provide adequate documentation to the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General to support actions taken. 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.

Audit Directorates