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 Package Delivery Scanning – Nationwide 10/27/2017 DR-AR-18-001 $0 Open R - 3 -- Review the results of the Delivery Partners Program for Colleges and Universities and the USPS Partner Mobile Application Pilot and consider implementing any best practices for drop houses Agree
2018 Package Delivery Scanning – Nationwide 10/27/2017 DR-AR-18-001 $0 Open R - 1 -- Reinforce to delivery unit personnel the importance of adhering to package scanning guidelines. 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 Consolidation of Mail for Network Distribution Centers - Chicago and San Francisco 10/27/2017 NL-AR-18-002 $3,150,122 Open R - 2 -- Evaluate the Chicago and San Francisco consolidation deconsolidation facilities to determine transportation needs and modify the contracts as necessary. Agree
2018 Accuracy of In-Office Cost System Data 10/18/2017 CP-AR-18-001 $0 Open R - 4 -- Confirm the completeness of the final In-Office Cost System data set used for cost attribution prior to submission to the Postal Regulatory Commission. Agree
2018 Accuracy of In-Office Cost System Data 10/18/2017 CP-AR-18-001 $0 Open R - 2 -- Verify employees’ activities and location at the time of In-Office Cost System telephone readings and report discrepancies with Time and Attendance Collection System data to facility supervisors if corrections to clock rings are needed. Agree
2018 Accuracy of In-Office Cost System Data 10/18/2017 CP-AR-18-001 $0 Open R - 1 -- Establish automated controls in the Computerized On-site Data Entry System Web-Based Unit that validate In-Office Cost System telephone readings are rescheduled according to policy. Agree
2018 Highway Contract Route Contracting Practices and Conflicts of Interest 10/10/2017 NL-AR-18-001 $0 Open R - 3 -- Revise the time period for resolving Department of Transportation unsatisfactory ratings to be, at a minimum, in compliance with the Title 49, U.S. Code of Federal Regulations. Agree
2018 Highway Contract Route Contracting Practices and Conflicts of Interest 10/10/2017 NL-AR-18-001 $0 Open R - 2 -- Establish, at a minimum, an annual review process to ensure the contracting requirements of Supplying Principles and Practices Section 7.12 are carried out. Disagree
2018 Highway Contract Route Contracting Practices and Conflicts of Interest 10/10/2017 NL-AR-18-001 $34,682,474 Open R - 1 -- Correct and resolve all Office of Inspector General-identified potential conflicts of interest in accordance with the requirements of Supplying Principles and Practices Section 7.12. 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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