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
2017 Internal Controls Over Stamp Stock Shipments - James Crews Station, Kansas City, MO 09/29/2017 FT-FM-17-034 $0 Open R - 1 -- Instruct the unit management to develop a procedure to ensure stamp stock shipments for all stamp accountabilities are received timely in Retail System Software to avoid in-transit adjustments. Agree
2017 Internal Controls Over Stamp Stock Shipments - James Crews Station, Kansas City, MO 09/29/2017 FT-FM-17-034 $0 Open R - 2 -- Reiterate policies in Handbook F-101, Field Accounting Procedures, for receiving stock; maintaining required documentation; and researching and resolving financial discrepancies. Agree
2017 Software License Management 09/25/2017 IT-AR-17-008 $22,491,323 Open R - 2 -- Review current Information Technology (IT) software contracts and modify those that do not include the required IT-related provision and clauses. Agree
2017 Software License Management 09/25/2017 IT-AR-17-008 $0 Open R - 1 -- Complete implementation of the centrally managed software license program that complies with Postal Service policy and best practices. Agree
2017 Software License Management 09/25/2017 IT-AR-17-008 $0 Open R - 3 -- Implement a process to ensure that future Information Technology (IT) software contracts include the required IT-related provision and clauses. Agree
2017 Mobile System Review 09/21/2017 IT-AR-17-009 $0 Open R - 1 -- Review user accounts with access to the mobile Point-of-Sale application and disable or remove any unnecessary accounts; and implement a process to ensure accounts are maintained in accordance with Postal Service policy. Disagree
2017 Assessing Postal Service Employee Engagement Activities 09/21/2017 HR-AR-17-013 $0 Open R - 1 -- Require managers and supervisors to create action plans to address Postal Pulse Survey results and implement a process to monitor and assess progress on the activities identified in action plans. Disagree
2017 Mobile System Review 09/21/2017 IT-AR-17-009 $0 Open R - 5 -- Implement security standards for the mobile Point-of-Sale devices and application. Agree
2017 Mobile System Review 09/21/2017 IT-AR-17-009 $7,347,706 Open R - 3 -- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
2017 Mobile System Review 09/21/2017 IT-AR-17-009 $0 Open R - 4 -- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. 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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