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Scanning scores, stamp dedications included

Western was the area leader in scanning during the week ending March 3, while Dakotas finished first among the districts.

Scanning snapshot. The Postal Service’s national scanning rating was 97.63 percent during the week ending March 3, flat when compared to one week earlier.

Dakotas (98.75 percent) topped the districts, while Western (97.94 percent) led the areas.

Scanning allows customers to track their packages and mail. It also helps the Postal Service improve efficiency and network management.

Scores and standings change continually. To see the latest results, go to the Enterprise Analytics site and select “Scanning” on the left hand side, and then “DES 2 — Scan Performance” from the drop-down options.

Something special. USPS recently held special dedications for two stamps.

Miami Postmaster Enrique Suarez dedicated the Year of the Rooster stamp at Miami-Dade College. Other speakers included Peter Liu, president of the Chinese Cultural Foundation, a nonprofit group that promotes American-Chinese cultural exchanges.

Meanwhile, the Love Skywriting stamp was dedicated during a ceremony on Collin College’s Plano, TX, campus. The event was part of the college’s “Letter as Art in the Digital Age” exhibition.

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