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Scanning snapshot

Holiday ops, newsletter also highlighted

Postal employee scans package.
Western was the area leader in scanning during the week ending Nov. 15, while Dakotas finished first among the districts.

Scanning snapshot. The Postal Service’s national scanning rating was 97.84 percent during the week ending Nov. 15, down from one week earlier.

Western (98.08 percent) led the areas, while Dakotas (98.97 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.

Thanksgiving holiday operations. USPS is providing general operating policy and planning guidance for the Thanksgiving holiday, which will be observed Thursday, Nov. 28.

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

Go Western. USPS recently mailed Western Area Update’s latest issue to employees in the area.

The newsletter, which is also available on Blue and LiteBlue, features articles on employees who served in the military, employee engagement, on-the-job safety and other topics.

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