Need to know

Scanning snapshot. The Postal Service’s national scanning rating was 97.67 percent during the week ending Nov. 10, down from one week earlier.

Dakotas (99.11 percent) topped the districts, while Western (98.11 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 “Analytics Tools,” followed by “DES 2 — Scan Performance.”

Holiday hours. The Postal Service is providing general operating policy and planning guidance for the Thanksgiving holiday, which will be observed Thursday, Nov. 23.

A new memo explains guidelines for delivery, retail, processing and logistics operations.

The full memo is available on Blue.

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