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Western was the area leader in scanning during the week ending Nov. 22, while Dakotas finished first among the districts.

Scanning snapshot. The Postal Service’s national scanning rating was 97.87 percent during the week ending Nov. 22, up from one week earlier.

Western (98.13 percent) led the areas, while Dakotas (99.09 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.

Small Business Saturday. The latest USPS blog entry focuses on Small Business Saturday, an annual observance held the weekend after Thanksgiving to encourage consumers to buy holiday items from local merchants.

The post highlights the Postal Service’s efforts to support small businesses by offering shipping products and services to help them better reach their customers and grow.

The Postal Posts blog is publishing holiday-themed entries each week throughout this year’s peak season.

Eastern express. USPS recently mailed Eastern Area Update’s latest issue to employees in the area.

The newsletter, which is also available on Blue and LiteBlue, features articles about on-the-job safety, including preventing dog attacks, the importance of defensive driving and wearing seatbelts, and other topics.

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