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Scanning, Wear Pink Day and more

Western was the area leader in scanning during the week ending Oct. 13, while Dakotas finished first among the districts.

Scanning snapshot. The Postal Service’s national scanning rating was 97.45 percent during the week ending Oct. 13, down from one week earlier.

Dakotas (99.19 percent) topped the districts, while Western (98.12 percent) led the areas.

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.

Reminder 1. The Postal Service is inviting employees to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing pink Friday, Oct. 20.

Employees who participate must follow their facility’s dress code or the regulations found within the Employee and Labor Relations Manual, Subchapter 930, Work Clothes and Uniforms.

Reminder 2. USPS is accepting requests from employees who want to volunteer to work in Puerto Rico to help restore service following hurricanes Irma and Maria.

If you wish to participate, you must submit a letter of intent no later than Oct. 20.

More information, including instructions on submitting letters, are available in a memo posted on LiteBlue.

Service message. USPS has offered customers a special message about mail delivery in the Caribbean.

“We know how important your mail is. And we are doing everything possible to get that mail to your family and friends on the islands as quickly and safely as we can,” the note reads.

The full message, dated Oct. 16, is available on the USPS Service Alerts site under the residential and business “Service disruption alerts” headings.

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