sorting rack

sorting rack - A metal framework with hooks from which sacks or pouches hang while being filled with mail. A sorting rack can hold five to ten sacks. (Also see circular sorting rack androtary sorting rack) (Also called bag, pouch, sack, paper, and parcel rack)

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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  • rotary sorting rack — A mechanical circular rack in a bulk mail center. It rotates to a predetermined scheme and positions the correct mailbag or sack near the operator for minimum movement and maximum accuracy. (Also see circular sorting rack and sorting rack) (Also… …   Glossary of postal terms

  • circular sorting rack — A stationary circular rack used in offices other than bulk mail centers. (Also see rotary sorting rack and sorting rack) …   Glossary of postal terms

  • rack — (See sorting rack) …   Glossary of postal terms

  • dress the rack — To hang empty sacks or pouches on a sorting rack. (Also called hang the rack) …   Glossary of postal terms

  • bag rack — (See sorting rack) …   Glossary of postal terms

  • paper rack — (See sorting rack) …   Glossary of postal terms

  • pouch rack — (See sorting rack) …   Glossary of postal terms

  • sack rack — (See sorting rack) …   Glossary of postal terms

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  • pull racks — To take mailbags from the sorting rack for dispatch. Also, to close and lock all sacks and pouches containing mail on sorting racks, usually at the end of each trip or working tour. (Also called skin the rack) …   Glossary of postal terms

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