Scanning snapshot

Letter carrier scannings mail before delivery.

Scanning snapshot. The Postal Service’s national scanning rating was 97.72 percent during the week ending July 5, down from one week earlier.

Western (97.9 percent) led the areas, while Dakotas (98.96 percent) topped the districts.

Scanning allows customers to track their packages and mail, and it helps USPS improve efficiency and network management.

To see the latest results, go to the Informed Visibility site and select “Customer Experience,” followed by “DES 2 Scan Performance.” Employees must request access to Informed Visibility through eAccess.

Four-legged heroes. The Postal Service will release its Military Working Dogs stamp booklet Thursday, Aug. 1.

The stamps will be dedicated that day at an American Philatelic Society stamp show in Omaha, NE. David C. Williams, vice chairman of the USPS Board of Governors, will lead the ceremony.

The stamps were announced in January.

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