barcode sorter


barcode sorter
barcode sorter (BCS) - A computerized machine that sorts letter-size mail by using a barcode reader to interpret an imprinted barcode. This machine consists of a mail feed and transport unit, barcode reader, stacker module, and associated electronic equipment that can sort into a large number of separations.

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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