presorted mail

presorted mail - A form of mail preparation, required to bypass certain postal operations, in which the mailer groups pieces in a mailing by ZIP Code or by carrier route or carrier walk sequence (or other USPS-recommended separation).

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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  • business mail entry unit — (BMEU) The area of a postal facility where mailers present bulk, presorted, and permit mail for acceptance. The BMEU includes dedicated platform space, office space, and a staging area on the workroom floor …   Glossary of postal terms

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  • presort levels — Terms used for presort levels are defined as follows:  • firm:  all pieces for delivery at the business address shown on the top piece of a package or bundle.  • carrier route:  all pieces for delivery on the same city route, rural route, highway …   Glossary of postal terms


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