Scanning snapshot. A snapshot of Postal Service scanning data shows the national rating was 96.72 percent during the week ending Nov. 20, down almost two-thirds of a percentage point from one week earlier.
The data was collected Nov. 25.
Western-Pacific led the four areas with a rating of 97.31 percent, while Southern ranked last with a 96.39 percent rating.
Among the 67 districts, Dakotas, part of Western-Pacific Area, ranked first with a rating of 98.61 percent, while Mississippi, part of Southern Area, ranked last with a 91.88 percent rating.
To see the latest data, go to the Informed Visibility website and select “Customer Experience,” followed by “DES 2 Scan Performance.”
Open season information. The Postal Service will offer its “Making the Most of Open Season” webinar twice on Tuesday, Dec. 1.
Each session will take place through the Zoom videoconferencing platform; participants can also use their phone to dial into the meetings.
The first session will occur at 11 a.m. EST. Participants can log in via Zoom or call 503-336-1236 or 952-229-5070 (meeting ID: 1615507401; password: 715827).
The session will be offered again at 7 p.m. EST. Participants can log in via Zoom or call 503-336-1236 or 952-229-5070 (meeting ID: 1608447881; password: 482714)
Additionally, employees can participate in a live chat with health insurance experts on Wednesday, Dec. 2, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST.
The chat is part of the Virtual Benefits Fair, an online event that is running during this year’s benefits enrollment period. Participants can register on the fair website.
The Open Season LiteBlue page has additional information.
Beware hazards. Postal Bulletin’s Nov. 19 issue has an overview of Hazmat Awareness Month, which USPS marks every November. The publication also has the latest updates to policies, procedures and forms.
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