sorting conveyor

sorting conveyor - (See conveyor and sort)

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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  • conveyor — The mechanical or gravity operated belt or rollers for transferring mail between car or vehicle and platform, or from one location to another in a post office. (Also see gravity roller conveyor, loading conveyor, and surge conveyor) (Also… …   Glossary of postal terms

  • Conveyor system — Conveyor redirects here. For other uses, see Conveyor (disambiguation). This article is about conveyor systems. For information on conveyor belts, see conveyor belts. For information on overhead conveyors, see overhead conveyors. An overhead… …   Wikipedia

  • Conveyor belt — This article is about industrial conveyor belts. For information on the global flow of sea currents, see Thermohaline circulation. Point of contact between a power transmission belt and its pulley. A conveyor belt uses a wide belt and pulleys and …   Wikipedia

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  • postal system — System that allows persons to send letters, parcels, or packages to addressees in the same country or abroad. Postal systems are usually government run and paid for by a combination of user charges and government subsidies. There are early… …   Universalium

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  • commercial fishing — Introduction  the taking of fish and other seafood and resources from oceans, rivers, and lakes for the purpose of marketing them.       Fishing is one of the oldest employments of humankind. Ancient heaps of discarded mollusk shells (shell… …   Universalium

  • CACH — The Chicago Area Consolidation Hub (CACH) is a package sorting hub for United Parcel Service. Located approximately convert|15|mi|km southwest of Chicago ( [http://maps.google.com/maps?q=hodgkins+il ll=41.748295, 87.880325 spn=0.008730,0.016002 t …   Wikipedia

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  • Mail sorter — First used by postal services to expedite and automate mail processing, mail sorting systems are now also used by corporations and other mailers to presort mail prior to delivery in order to earn discounts on postage. In the United States, for… …   Wikipedia

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