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Remote Encoding Center

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Remote Encoding Center - definition(s)

Remote Encoding Center - A USPS unit that uses advanced technology to assign barcodes to hand-addressed mailpieces physically located at a general mail facility. After the mailpiece image is displayed on a computer terminal, an operator, who is at the center, keys in the ZIP Code and the street address in order to match this information with that in a database. This allows for the imprinting of the barcode and automated mail processing at the general mail facility.

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Source: USPS, 26 October 2009 09:57:36, External

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