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Western was the area leader in scanning during the week ending Nov. 17, while Dakotas finished first among the districts.

Scanning snapshot. The Postal Service’s national scanning rating was 97.66 percent during the week ending Nov. 17, down from one week earlier.

Dakotas (99.16 percent) topped the districts, while Western (98.1 percent) led the areas.

To see the latest results, go to the Enterprise Analytics site and select “Analytics Tools,” followed by “DES 2 — Scan Performance.

Still open. The Postal Service is reminding employees to visit the Open Season LiteBlue page during this year’s benefits enrollment season, which runs from Nov. 13-Dec. 11.

The site contains 2018 health plan brochures, an overview of health plan types and a list of steps you should take to update your benefits. Other resources include information on health plan premiums, fact sheets, FAQs and Checkbook’s Guide to Health Plans.

If you have questions regarding open season, call the HR Shared Service Center at 877-477-3273 (select option 5). The TTY number is 866-260-7507.

Busy season. Reminder: You can use Link mobile to stay up-to-date on the Postal Service’s holiday happenings.

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