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Awards deadline, data, Bulletin also highlighted

Southern was the area leader in scanning during the week ending Feb. 24, while Louisiana finished first among the districts.

Due soon. The deadline for nominations for the 2023 USPS Sustainability Excellence Awards is March 3.

The program, which includes the PMG Sustainability Excellence Award, recognizes efforts to create a more sustainable workplace and protect the environment.

Nominations should reflect efforts to make the organization perform leaner, greener, faster and smarter.

The Sustainability Blue page has more information, including nomination criteria and a list of past award winners.

The nomination form is available on Blue. Email with questions.

Scanning snapshot. A snapshot of Postal Service scanning data shows the national rating was 97.20 percent during the week ending Feb. 24, down 0.12 percent from one week earlier.

The data was collected March 1.

Southern led the four areas with a rating of 97.33 percent, while Atlantic ranked last with a 97.05 percent rating.

Among the 50 districts, Louisiana, part of Southern Area, ranked first with a 98.22 percent rating, while Illinois 1, part of Central Area, ranked last with a 94.18 percent rating.

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.” Postal Service employees must request Informed Visibility access through eAccess.

Delivery data. From Jan. 1 through Feb. 17, the Postal Service delivered 91 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 94.4 percent of Marketing Mail and 86.1 percent of Periodicals on time, the figures show.

Postal Bulletin. Postal Bulletin’s Feb. 23 edition features a cover story about romance scams, along with the latest updates to USPS policies, procedures and forms.

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