sack and parcel sorting machine


sack and parcel sorting machine
sack and parcel sorting machine - An overhead trolley system for hanging or placing on bucket carriers sacks to be transported for processing or dispatching at specific areas within a facility. (Compare with sack sorting machine)

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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