USPS Plans for Reduction of AFCS, DBCS, AFSM100 and FSS

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Friday, June 26, 2020 To: APWU National Officers Subject: First Notice for USPS Plan Reduction for AFCS, DBCS, AFSM100 and FSS and Second Notice for AFCS Replacement APWU President Mark Dimondstein was notified of a reduction in letter and flat mail volume via a general correspondence dated 6/17/2020, received with…

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USPS plans nationwide reduction in Mail Processing Equipment due to mail volume decline

As a result in the reduction in letter and flat mail volume, The Postal Service is planning to reduce the number of Advanced Facer Canceler Systems (AFCS), Delivery Bar Code Sorters (DBCS), Automated Flat Sorting Machine 100s (AFSM100), and Flat Sequencing Systems (FSS) in its mail processing facilities. The subject reduction is anticipated to take…

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USPS: North Houston Electronics Technician wins award for improving mail processing

North Houston P&DC Electronics Technician Larry Turner was being trained to adjust sensors inside the Advanced Facer Canceller System (AFCS) 200 mail-processing machine when a light bulb went off. “I knew there had to be a better way to make the adjustment,” Turner said. “When I returned to the P&DC, I put my mind on…

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