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 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
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 Bank Deposit Procedures - Bronx, NY, Botanical Station 06/22/2018 FCS-FM-18-018 $0 Open R - 1 -- Reiterate to Botanical Station Post Office personnel policies for the appropriate level of security for advance deposits. Agree
2018 Facility Condition Review Capping Report 06/21/2018 SM-AR-18-005 $0 Open R - 2 -- Develop a robust training program to holistically address facility condition awareness, protocols, monitoring, and reporting; and devise a communication plan to disseminate to all employees. 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

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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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