Scanning snapshot. The Postal Service’s national scanning rating was 97.78 percent during the week ending July 26, down from one week earlier.
Western (98.07 percent) led the areas, while Dakotas (99.18 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.
Got connections? Thursday, Aug. 1, marks the start of Business Connect Month, a campaign to celebrate the program and the Postmasters, managers and supervisors who participate.
Since its inception, the program has brought in more than 7.4 million leads and has generated more than $3.5 billion in new estimated annualized revenue, including more than $225 million for the current fiscal year.
The Sales Blue page has more information about Business Connect and other employee leads programs.
Philatelic honorees. The National Postal Museum has announced the 2019 Smithsonian Philatelic Achievement Award recipients.
Alfredo Harp Helú, Janet R. Klug and Charles F. Shreve will be honored Oct. 19 at a gala at the museum in Washington, DC.
The museum’s website has more information about the program and the honorees.