Bar Code Sorter


Also found in: Acronyms.

Bar Code Sorter

A machine that reads bar codes corresponding to zip codes on envelopes and sends them to the proper destination.
References in periodicals archive ?
Loral Federal Systems- Owego's largest automated mail sorting equipment contract calls for Loral to manufacture, deliver and install 3,144 carrier sequence bar code sorters in postal facilities across the country through 1996.
Postal Service's delivery and carrier sequence bar code sorters.
Buzard noted that the most important event in the first quarter was receipt of a $290 million contract to produce 1,044 Phase II Delivery Bar Code Sorters.
Deliveries during the year included Multiline Optical Character Readers, Advanced Facer Canceller Systems, Image Processing Subsystem, and Phase I Delivery Bar Code Sorters, all of which are part of the Postal Service's effort to automate its operations.
Postal Board of Governors today that it will initially purchase 1,144 Phase II Delivery Bar Code Sorters.
The letter can then be sorted on high-speed bar code sorters.