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Scanning snapshot

Red Day reminder, newsletter also highlighted

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Western was the area leader in scanning during the week ending Jan. 31, while Dakotas finished first among the districts.

Scanning snapshot. The USPS national scanning score was 97.79 percent during the week ending Jan. 31, up from 97.7 percent from one week earlier.

Western (98.03 percent) and Dakotas (99.11 percent) occupied their usual positions as the top-rated area and district, respectively.

Among the Postal Service’s 67 districts, major gainers included Western Pennsylvania (98.5 percent), which ranked third, up 11 places from the previous week; No. 13 Alabama (98.23 percent), up 16 spots; No. 20 Oklahoma (98.15 percent), up 12 places; and No. 30 Tennessee (97.98 percent), up 24 spots.

Scanning data allows customers to track their mail and packages, which helps USPS deliver excellent service, boost loyalty and drive revenue.

To see the latest data, go to the Informed Visibility website and select “Customer Experience,” followed by “DES 2 Scan Performance.”

Red reminder. Postal Service employees can participate in National Wear Red Day, which is held annually to raise awareness of heart disease, on Friday, Feb. 7.

Employees who participate in National Wear Red Day are required to follow their facility’s dress code or the regulations detailed in Employee Labor Relations Manual, Section 930, Uniform Program.

For more information, email the USPS Wellness team at

Great news. The Postal Service recently mailed the latest issue of Great Lakes Area Update to employees in the area.

The newsletter, which is available on Blue and LiteBlue, features articles scanning, safety and other topics.

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