Scanning snapshot. A snapshot of Postal Service scanning data shows the national rating was 96.93 percent during the week ending July 16, down about a quarter of a point from one week earlier.
The data was collected July 21.
Central led the four areas with a rating of 97.19 percent, while Atlantic ranked last with a 96.68 percent rating.
Among the 50 districts, Washington, part of Western Pacific Area, ranked first with a 98.05 percent rating, while Puerto Rico, part of Southern Area, ranked last with a 94.99 percent rating.
To see the latest data, go to the Informed Visibility website and select “Customer Experience,” followed by “DES 2 Scan Performance.” Postal Service employees must request Informed Visibility access through eAccess.
Delivery data. From July 1-9, the Postal Service delivered 90.6 percent of First-Class Mail on time when compared with the organization’s service standard, an improvement of more than 3 percentage points from the previous quarter.
The data, reported last week, also show improvements in Marketing Mail and Periodicals delivery.
Feel the heat. Postal Bulletin’s July 15 edition features heat safety tips for Postal Service employees, along with the latest updates to policies, procedures and forms.
Stamps update. The Postal Service will dedicate its Mid-Atlantic Lighthouses stamps Friday, Aug. 6, during a ceremony at the Twin Lights State Historic Site in Highlands, NJ. The stamps will be available for sale that day nationwide at Post Offices and usps.com.
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