USPS saw a 30% decrease in handling time of trays

The Indianapolis General Mail Facility recently completed the commissioning of an extensive two floor tray handling system. Postal workers are very happy that they no longer have to handle these trays manually in carts and can now sort the trays in 30% less time.



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United States Postal Service

Key Technologies

  • Intelligrated Soft Touch One-Way Shoe Sorter
  • Accusort AV400 Camera Scanner paired with an Axiom line Scanner
  • 8 Induction Lanes accumulating at the Saw-Tooth Merge
  • Zero pressure Accumulation Conveyor
  • Anchor Enterprises Mezzanine
  • OCS Technologies Scales
  • Intelligrated Controls
  • Two pass sortation methodology to hit all 235 zip codes

See the Results

The goal to sort trays at a rate of 135 pieces per minute was exceeded. The actual peak rates were 200 pieces per minute


Installation and successful testing was completed 2 weeks earlier than anticipated


Bastian Solutions was able to complete the installation safely and efficiently, without disrupting the 24/7 processing of mail

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