USPS: New package tracking system saves time

Need to quickly determine the whereabouts of a customer’s package? There’s an app for that. The Postal Service has introduced Single Package Look-Up (SPLU), a tool that simplifies the parcel location process by combining multiple tracking systems into one application. “Package look-up can be a timely and inefficient process,” said SPLU Program Manager Jude Mossman….

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USPS: Helping delivery units make better use of limited operational space

The Postal Service has a new tool to help delivery units make better use of limited operational space. The Space Constrained Facility Playbook is a comprehensive plan to reorganize delivery units that are struggling with space challenges amid rising package volumes. The playbook was developed by a team of employees from the seven USPS areas…

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Siemens automates mail sorting in the delivery units of USPS in the USA

Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics Press Release – Dallas, June 20, 2016 Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) has added new address-reading technology to the mail sorting systems in the delivery units of the United States Postal Service (USPS). “Delivery Schemeless Sortation” (DSS), which is a USPS compact solution, has been enhanced by…

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USPS OIG Audit Report: PASS Functionality and Labor Savings

Background The Passive Adaptive Scanning System (PASS) is a [redacted] scanning system used in delivery units to scan packages and identify associated delivery routes. PASS enables clerks without route knowledge training to sort packages and provides both visual and audible indicators for routing information. PASS was also designed to provide greater package visibility through scanning…

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