general purpose mail container

general purpose mail container (GPMC) - A wheeled container that is nestable (that is, it can be stored in an L-shaped configuration) and is used to transport, stage, and distribute sacks, trays, and bundles. More than 5 feet tall, with a capacity of 1,200 pounds of mail, the container can be pushed by hand or pulled by tractor. (Compare with eastern region mail container)

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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