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 Numbersort descending Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
2018 Use of Intelligent Mail Barcodes for First-Class Mail Letters' Processing Costs 09/25/2018 CP-AR-18-007 $0 Open R - 1 -- Should develop a strategic plan to assess how Intelligent Mail barcode and Informed Visibility technologies can be enhanced to support costing and, based on that assessment, determine how and when the technologies can be leveraged to improve costing. Agree
2018 Use of Intelligent Mail Barcodes for First-Class Mail Letters' Processing Costs 09/25/2018 CP-AR-18-007 $0 Open R - 3 -- Should use Intelligent Mail barcode and Informed Visibility technologies to evaluate the impact of unexpected or nonstandard mail flows on First-Class Mail letter cost model estimates and, based on the evaluation, consider filing a petition with the Postal Regulatory Commission to use Intelligent Mail barcode and Informed Visibility data to update the model. 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
2017 City Carriers Returning After Six PM - Bay Valley District 08/30/2017 DR-AR-17-007 $0 Open R - 4 -- Develop and execute a plan to review current package volume data for city delivery units, beginning with the oldest route adjustment dates and modify route base package volumes and route values through the Route Count and Inspection process or minor route adjustments. Agree
2018 Package Delivery Scanning – Nationwide 10/27/2017 DR-AR-18-001 $0 Open R - 4 -- Develop a Mobile Delivery Device warning message/alert to deter carriers from applying street delivery scan events at delivery units. Agree
2018 Package Delivery Scanning – Nationwide 10/27/2017 DR-AR-18-001 $0 Open R - 6 -- Update the Scan Data Integrity report to identify improper scans performed at delivery units. Agree
2018 Package Delivery Scanning – Nationwide 10/27/2017 DR-AR-18-001 $0 Open R - 5 -- Create a reason code for stop-the-clock scans entered using the manual input mode for the Mobile Delivery Device (MDD) and include this data on the Manual Entries report to track MDD malfunctions by reason codes. Disagree
2018 Package Delivery Scanning – Nationwide 10/27/2017 DR-AR-18-001 $0 Open R - 2 -- Develop a process that will allow carriers to scan multiple packages to a single delivery address to provide accurate delivery information to customers. Disagree
2018 Voyager Fleet Card Management - Great Lakes Area 02/23/2018 DR-AR-18-002 $0 Open R - 4 -- Direct District Managers to provide Voyager Fleet Commander Online training to sites, where needed. Agree
2018 Voyager Fleet Card Management - Great Lakes Area 02/23/2018 DR-AR-18-002 $0 Open R - 3 -- Direct District Managers to ensure site managers/reconcilers complete the eFleet Card for Site Manager training, where 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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