nonmachinable

nonmachinable - The incapacity of a mailpiece to be sorted on mail processing equipment because of size, shape, content, or address legibility. Such mail must be processed manually.

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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  • nonmachinable outside — (NMO) A parcel or mailpiece that, because of size, weight, or other characteristic, cannot be sorted by mechanized mail processing equipment and must be handled manually. The parcel is called an outside because it cannot be placed in a sack or… …   Glossary of postal terms

  • NMO — nonmachinable outside (NMO) A parcel or mailpiece that, because of size, weight, or other characteristic, cannot be sorted by mechanized mail processing equipment and must be handled manually. The parcel is called an outside because it cannot be… …   Glossary of postal terms

  • 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

  • NMO — Nuveen Municipal Market Opportunity Fund (Business » NYSE Symbols) ** National Member Organization (Community » Non Profit Organizations) * Northern Michigan Online (Internet) * Northern Michigan Online (Community) * Northern Michigan Online… …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • bulkie — (informal) A regular size envelope that contains an object making the mailpiece nonmachinable (such as a pen, film roll, or thermometer). The envelope must be culled to protect both mailpiece and machine. (Also see slug) (Also called heavy) …   Glossary of postal terms

  • cull — To remove nonletter mail (such as small parcels, rolls, and odd shaped material) from letter mail (and nonmachinable mailpieces from automation rate pieces) by hand or machine. During culling, specials (such as special delivery and accountable… …   Glossary of postal terms

  • hand-stamped cancellation — A cancellation on postage stamps that is applied manually (rather than mechanically with a canceling machine) on mailpieces that are nonmachinable or do not meet USPS dimensions. It includes the standard cancellation with killer bars, the… …   Glossary of postal terms

  • machinable — The capacity of a mailpiece to be sorted by mail processing equipment. (Compare with nonmachinable.) …   Glossary of postal terms

  • surcharge — An additional fee for nonstandard size mail or certain nonmachinable parcels …   Glossary of postal terms


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