Scanning snapshot. The Postal Service’s national scanning rating was 97.35 percent during the week ending Jan. 6, up from one week earlier.
Dakotas (98.55 percent) topped the districts, while Western (97.74 percent) led the areas.
Scanning allows customers to track their packages and mail. It also helps the Postal Service improve efficiency and network management.
Scores and standings change continually. To see the latest results, go to the Enterprise Analytics site and select “Scanning” on the left hand side, and then “DES 2 — Scan Performance” from the drop-down options.
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USPS cares. The Saginaw, MI, Post Office recently worked with the Yellow Ribbon Guard, a local veterans group, to send packages to military members who are serving overseas. Postmaster Carrie Downing and about 150 volunteers filled two semi-tractor-trailers with Priority Mail boxes.
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