multiposition letter sorting machine

multiposition letter sorting machine (MPLSM)  - A letter sorting machine that consists of a paneled mainframe with multiple operator consoles (typically 12) and 277 bins. It has the capability of processing 43,200 faced letter-size mailpieces per hour.

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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  • letter sorting machine — (LSM) A large mechanized machine that can sort letters into as many as 277 bins. Operators physically read the address and then manually enter an extraction code, via keyboard, based on their memory of the sort scheme loaded into the machine s… …   Glossary of postal terms

  • Incoming Secondary Sorting Program  — Incoming Secondary Sorting Program (ISSP)  A computer program used to analyze and plan cost effective changes to secondary sorting operations performed on incoming mail in large postal facilities, using a multiposition letter sorting machine …   Glossary of postal terms

  • LSM — letter sorting machine (LSM) A large mechanized machine that can sort letters into as many as 277 bins. Operators physically read the address and then manually enter an extraction code, via keyboard, based on their memory of the sort scheme… …   Glossary of postal terms

  • MPLSM — multiposition letter sorting machine (MPLSM)  A letter sorting machine that consists of a paneled mainframe with multiple operator consoles (typically 12) and 277 bins. It has the capability of processing 43,200 faced letter size mailpieces per… …   Glossary of postal terms

  • MPLSM — multiposition letter sorting machine (Miscellaneous » USPS) …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • advanced facer-canceler — (AFC)  A machine that faces, cancels, and sorts incoming letter size mail to one of seven stackers (bins). Depending on the type of mail, the sorted letters are taken to an optical character reader, barcode sorter, or multiposition letter sorting …   Glossary of postal terms

  • AFC — advanced facer canceler (AFC)  A machine that faces, cancels, and sorts incoming letter size mail to one of seven stackers (bins). Depending on the type of mail, the sorted letters are taken to an optical character reader, barcode sorter, or… …   Glossary of postal terms

  • ISSP — Incoming Secondary Sorting Program (ISSP)  A computer program used to analyze and plan cost effective changes to secondary sorting operations performed on incoming mail in large postal facilities, using a multiposition letter sorting machine …   Glossary of postal terms

  • console — A complete work station on the multiposition letter sorting machine at which the operator keys ZIP Code or assigned numbers found on addresses of letter size mail. This station includes a feed table, a vacuum pickoff arm, an inserter trough, and… …   Glossary of postal terms

  • electronic sort processor  — electronic sort processor (ESP) A modification to the multiposition letter sorting machine/ZIP mail translator that makes the machine quieter and more accurate …   Glossary of postal terms

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