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Scanning, service and more

Western was the area leader in scanning during the week ending Sept. 29, while Dakotas finished first among the districts.

Scanning snapshot. The Postal Service’s national scanning rating was 97.61 percent during the week ending Sept. 29, up from one week earlier.

Dakotas (99.13 percent) topped the districts, while Western (98.07 percent) led the areas.

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

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.

Caribbean operations. Mail service is increasing across Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands as the recovery from Hurricane Maria continues. The USPS Service Alerts page has the latest information.

Best in service. The Peru Gazette, a community news service in upstate New York, recently included the employees of the local Post Office on a list of people who make the town “a wonderful place to live.”

The nine-member staff earned the honor due to its reputation for courteous window service and daily delivery to 2,700 homes and businesses in the Albany District community.

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