Scanning snapshot. The Postal Service’s national scanning rating was 97.76 percent during the week ending Sept. 6, up from one week earlier.
Western (97.96 percent) led the areas, while Dakotas (99.21 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.
New stamps. The Postal Service will release its latest Purple Heart Medal stamp Friday, Oct. 4.
The stamp, which USPS announced in July, will be dedicated at the Indypex stamp show in Noblesville, IN.
Spooky Silhouettes, Halloween stamps that were announced in March, will be released Friday, Oct. 11, and dedicated at a pumpkin festival in Milford, NH.
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