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Central was the area leader in scanning during the week ending Nov. 26, while Idaho-Montana-Oregon finished first among the districts.

Scanning snapshot. A snapshot of Postal Service scanning data shows the national rating was 96.79 percent during the week ending Nov. 26, down 0.02 percent from one week earlier.

The data was collected Dec. 1.

Central led the four areas with a rating of 97.21 percent, while Atlantic ranked last with a 96.48 percent rating.

Among the 50 districts, Idaho-Montana-Oregon, part of WestPac Area, ranked first with a 97.98 percent rating, while Puerto Rico, part of Southern Area, ranked last with an 84.04 percent rating.

To see the latest data, go to the Informed Visibility website and select “Customer Experience,” followed by “DES 2 Scan Performance.” Postal Service employees must request Informed Visibility access through eAccess.

Delivery data. From Oct. 1-Nov. 19, the Postal Service delivered 91.4 percent of First-Class Mail on time when compared with the organization’s service standard, according to data released last week.

During the same period, USPS delivered 92.4 percent of Marketing Mail and 82 percent of Periodicals on time, the figures show.

Let’s chat. Postal Service employees can participate in a live chat with health insurance experts on Friday, Dec. 3, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. EST.

The chat is part of an online virtual benefits fair that is running during this year’s open season benefits enrollment period.

The Open Season LiteBlue page has additional information.

New appointment. Charles F. Shreve was named Council of Philatelists chairman for the National Postal Museum in Washington, DC.

Shreve, a council member since 2001, is a life-long professional philatelist.

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