presort


presort
presort - The process by which a mailer prepares mail so that it is sorted to the finest extent required by the standards for the rate claimed. Generally, presort is performed sequentially, from the lowest (finest) level to the highest level, to those destinations specified by standard and is completed at each level before the next level is prepared. Not all presort levels are applicable to all mailings.

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • presort — [prē sôrt′, prē′sôrt΄] vt. to sort (large quantities of mail) by ZIP Codes before turning over to the postal service …   English World dictionary

  • presort — transitive verb Date: 1951 to sort (outgoing mail) by zip code usually before delivery to a post office …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • presort — /pree sawrt /, v.t. to sort (letters, packages, etc.) by zip code or class before collection or delivery to a post office. [1965 70; PRE + SORT] * * * …   Universalium

  • presort — verb to sort mail by postcode prior to transfer to the postal delivery system …   Wiktionary

  • presort — pre·sort …   English syllables

  • presort — pre•sort [[t]priˈsɔrt[/t]] v. t. cvb to sort (letters, packages, etc.) by zip code or class before collection or delivery to a post office …   From formal English to slang

  • presort — (ˈ)prēˌ transitive verb Etymology: pre + sort (II) : to sort (outgoing mail) by zip code usually before delivery to a post office …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • Presort Accuracy Validation and Evaluation — (PAVE) A voluntary program in which the USPS tests vendors presort software and hardware products to determine their accuracy in sorting address information according to USPS standards and producing standardized supporting documentation …   Glossary of postal terms

  • National Association of Presort Mailers — The National Association of Presort Mailers (NAPM) is a US trade group which represents major mailers and third party presorted mailing firms. External links http://presortmailer.org/ Categories: Post and philately stubsIndustry trade groups… …   Wikipedia


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