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Western was the area leader in scanning during the week ending July 20, while Dakotas finished first among the districts.

Scanning snapshot. The Postal Service’s national scanning rating was 97.86 percent during the week ending July 20, up from one week earlier.

Dakotas (99.13 percent) topped the districts, while Western (98.14 percent) led the areas.

Scanning allows customers to track their packages and mail, and it 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 Dashboard.”

News to go. You can keep up with the latest Postal Service news with Link mobile, the site’s mobile-friendly version.

Link mobile offers the same content you receive when you read Link on a desktop computer, including “Best practices,” The list,” andOn the job.”

You can access the mobile site at, where you can also subscribe to weekly emails with the latest Link highlights.

Enter the Dragons. The Postal Service will release its Dragons stamps Thursday, Aug. 9. The stamps will be dedicated that day at an American Philatelic Society stamp show in Columbus, OH.

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