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Scanning, award and stamp updates

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Western was the area leader in scanning during the week ending June 1, while Dakotas finished first among the districts.

Scanning snapshot. The Postal Service’s national scanning rating was 97.75 percent during the week ending June 1, down from one week earlier.

Dakotas (99.12 percent) topped the districts, while Western (98.06 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.”

FOIA awards. The Postal Service recently honored several employees for their efforts to respond to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests:

  • Heidi Campbell, a complaints and inquiry clerk in San Antonio
  • Joan Kucmierowski, a retail management analyst in the Bronx, NY
  • The USPS national tort claims team, a St. Louis-based group that is comprised of Jeff Glass, Kyle Harbaugh, Kim Herbst, Brittany Lindsay, Ann Mandernach, Joseph Rapp and Patrick Sullivan

The employees each received Chief FOIA Officer’s Awards, a quarterly program that recognizes postal workers who respond to requests in a timely manner and help USPS foster transparency.

Stamp release. USPS will release its World War I: Turning the Tide stamp Friday, July 27.

The stamp, announced last year, will be dedicated that day at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, MO. Last week’s media advisory has more information.

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