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Western was the area leader in scanning during the week ending May 4, while Dakotas finished first among the districts.

Scanning snapshot. The Postal Service’s national scanning rating was 97.9 percent during the week ending May 4, up from one week earlier.

Dakotas (99.21 percent) topped the districts, while Western (98.23 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 “Analytics Tools,” followed by “DES 2 — Scan Performance.”

Read all about it. Great Lakes Area leads the nation in recycling revenue growth and trash cost reductions, USPS reports in the latest issue of its Sustainable Facility Update newsletter.

The quarterly publication also shows how area leaders are managing facility energy costs, vehicle petroleum spending, water costs and consumable spending.

Other highlights include an update on a hydrogen fuel cell test for powered industrial vehicles at the Washington, DC, Network Distribution Center.

The Sustainability Blue page has the latest Sustainable Facility Update, along with back issues.

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