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Bulk Mail Center

One of 21 centers in the United States where mail is processed and distributed to the appropriate destinations. Bulk mail centers are highly automated.
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Specifically, USPS: (1) eliminated all functions of the Airport Mail Centers, closed 9 of these facilities, and now uses the remaining 12 for other purposes, resulting in a realized cost savings of about $12.2 million in fiscal year 2009; (2) reorganized the functions of the 21 Bulk Mail Centers into newly developed Network Distribution Centers, resulting in a realized cost savings of about $17.7 million in fiscal year 2009; and (3) implemented 23 proposals to consolidate AMP operations and facilities and approved another 6 AMP consolidation proposals.
Fast charge applications include dry goods distribution centers, food processors, bottling companies, home improvement warehouses, clothing distribution, bulk mail centers, AGV operations and others.
The package is centered and timed so it will land on a tray on the tilt-tray sorter for delivery to the postal service's bulk mail centers.
Smart circuit protection devices are used in such applications as factory automation, process control, bulk mail centers and similar cases where it is important to protect against electrical danger and to minimize downtime.
Such work sites include post offices, mail distribution/handling centers, bulk mail centers, air mail facilities, priority mail processing centers, public and private mail rooms, and other settings in which workers are responsible for handling and processing mail.
"If we were in bad shape, imagine the Bulk Mail Centers clogged with all these empty trays!"
This was intended to make the Postal Service competitive with the United Parcel Service by creating 21 enormous bulk mail centers. But according to a Ralph Nader watchdog group, the system "lost money, slowed delivery, [and] mangled parcels.' Even the federal government uses the private United Parcel Service more than it does the Postal Service to mail packages.
Physically cart a load of mail to one of the 21 Bulk Mail Centers (BMCs) nationwide, and you get an additional discount.
Under a nationwide Postal Service initiative, parcels arriving at all bulk mail centers will each carry a bar code label that encodes the destination zip code.
As always, it pays to prepare your mail for delivery to mail entry points such as bulk mail centers (BMCs), sectional center facilities (SCFs) and especially the local post offices known as destination delivery units (DDUs).
Pallet loads are transported to Bulk Mail Centers and General Mail Facilities where they are broken down or cross-docked for shipment to a local post office.
Speedier delivery is yet another bonus as your mail can achieve an even finer presort level, enabling you to take mall to the entry point closest to your customers: bulk mail centers or destination delivery units.