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Scanning snapshot

Labor Day, Dorian updates also included

Western was the area leader in scanning during the week ending Aug. 23, while Dakotas finished first among the districts.

Scanning snapshot. The Postal Service’s national scanning rating was 97.78 percent during the week ending Aug. 23, down from one week earlier.

Western (98.11 percent) led the areas, while Dakotas (99.28 percent) topped the districts.

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 Informed Visibility site and select “Customer Experience,” followed by “DES 2 Scan Performance.” Employees must request access to Informed Visibility through eAccess.

Holiday operations. The Postal Service is providing general operating policy and planning guidance for the Labor Day holiday, which will be observed Monday, Sept. 2.

A new memo, available on Blue, explains guidelines for delivery, retail, processing and logistics operations.

Service alert. The Service Alerts section on has the latest information on Dorian, the storm that has prompted a state of emergency in Puerto Rico. The storm could reach Florida this weekend, forecasters say.

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