NVIDIA Provides USPS AI Technology to Improve Delivery Service 

Advanced AI System to Process Package Data 10x Faster with Higher Accuracy GTC DC — NVIDIA today announced that the United States Postal Service – the world’s largest postal service, with 485 million mail pieces processed and delivered daily – is adopting end-to-end AI technology from NVIDIA to improve its package data processing efficiency. The…

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USPS: New “Robust Bulk Universal Sorter” speeds package processing

USPS has added a new machine at several mail processing facilities to help move packages faster. The Robust Bulk Universal Sorter is capable of processing Priority Mail packages and oversized First-Class Mail packages that other machines can’t handle. Fitted with two dumpers, the sorters feature a middle point where an employee uses an overhead scanner…

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USPS OIG Report: High Throughput Package Sorter at the Queens P&DC

Objective Our objective was to evaluate the performance and functionality of the Postal Service’s High Throughput Package Sorter (HTPS) at the Queens, NY, Processing and Distribution Center (P&DC) and determine whether planned transportation savings were realized. In February 2017, the Postal Service approved about $32.5 million for the purchase of its second HTPS machine to…

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Automated returns – Making USPS more competitive in package market

The Postal Service has implemented USPS Returns for business mailers, the first phase of a new package platform for automating postage assessment, sampling and payment.USPS Returns uses recent mail processing equipment upgrades to streamline package weighing, measuring, scanning and payment calculations. The platform also allows customers to be charged electronically through their Enterprise Payment System…

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OIG Report: High Throughput Package Sorter at the Denver P&DC

Background In October 2015, the U.S. Postal Service approved the purchase of a single pilot High Throughput Package Sorter (HTPS) machine for about $17 million for evaluation at the Denver, CO, Processing and Distribution Center (P&DC). This machine was designed to process more packages about twice as fast as current package sorters. The HTPS is…

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Facebook video shows how USPS scans packages

A new video is giving Facebook users a glimpse of the important role scanning plays in package processing. The 13-second production shows a Priority Mail parcel being scanned inside a USPS facility. Through time-lapsed editing, the package then zooms throughout the plant. The accompanying message: “Our scanners help us deliver billions of packages per year….

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