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 Postal Vehicle Service Fuel Cost and Consumption Strategies 01/03/2018 NL-AR-18-003 $0 Open R - 2 -- Reevaluate their Viability of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)-Fueled Vehicles Versus Diesel PVS fuel assessment for alternative fuels by considering the replacement of high fuel usage sites within proximity of public CNG refueling. Disagree
2018 Postal Vehicle Service Fuel Cost and Consumption Strategies 01/03/2018 NL-AR-18-003 $0 Open R - 1 -- Develop a plan including annual targets to reduce the Postal Vehicle Service fleet’s reliance on petroleum-based fuels, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and increase the use of alternative fuels. Disagree
2018 Postal Vehicle Service Fuel Cost and Consumption Strategies 01/03/2018 NL-AR-18-003 $7,718,392 Open R - 3 -- Wvaluate the benefits of telematics in conjunction with Global Positioning System information on all Postal Vehicle Service vehicles. Disagree
2018 Facility Security at Network Distribution Centers 12/27/2017 HR-AR-18-001 $0 Open R - 1 -- Establish standard operating procedures detailing steps and timeframes for Network Distribution Center and area personnel to address, monitor, and communicate identified security deficiencies. Agree
2018 Facility Security at Network Distribution Centers 12/27/2017 HR-AR-18-001 $0 Open R - 3 -- Update the Administrative Support Manual to reflect the requirements to conduct Vulnerability Risk Assessment Tool assessments. Agree
2018 Facility Security at Network Distribution Centers 12/27/2017 HR-AR-18-001 $0 Open R - 2 -- Establish an oversight mechanism to promote accountability and help ensure compliance with the Vulnerability Risk Assessment Tool requirements. Agree
2018 Review of Mobile Applications 12/20/2017 IT-AR-18-001 $0 Open R - 1 -- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
2018 Utilization of Automated Tools to Improve Compliance Activities 12/20/2017 IT-MA-18-001 $0 Open R - 1 -- Evaluate implementing automated tools into existing compliance activities. Agree
2018 Review of Mobile Applications 12/20/2017 IT-AR-18-001 $0 Open R - 2 -- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
2018 Small Package Sorting System Performance 11/29/2017 NO-AR-18-002 $37,140,078 Open R - 1 -- Ensure adequate supervisor and staff SPSS training that includes standard Small Package Sorting System machine set-up and restart instructions, including proper use of spinner racks and mail alignment at induction stations. 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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