Scanning snapshot. The Postal Service’s national scanning rating was 97.82 percent during the week ending June 23, unchanged from one week earlier.
Dakotas (99.22 percent) topped the districts, while Western (98.26 percent) led the areas.
Scanning allows customers to track their packages and mail. It also helps USPS improve efficiency and network management.
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.
Online metrics. The Postal Service’s main site, usps.com, received 157.7 million visits in May, up 15 percent from one year ago.
The data is included in the latest usps.com infographic, which is available on LiteBlue.
Andrew Wyeth stamps. The Postal Service will release its Andrew Wyeth stamps Wednesday, July 12.
The stamps, which were announced last fall, will honor the 100th anniversary of the celebrated painter’s birth.
USPS will dedicate the stamps in Chadds Ford, PA. This week’s news release has details.
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