Appendix C 

Acronyms

Postal Terms

 

ADV

Average Daily Volume

AIR

Automated Impact Report

AMP

Area Mail Processing

AMS

Address Management System

APWU

American Postal Workers Union

AVP

Area Vice President

BDS

Biohazard Detection System

BMEU

Business Mail Entry Unit

BSN

Business Service Network

CET

Critical Entry Time

CT

Clearance Time

CSM

Customer Satisfaction Measurement

DAR

Decision Analysis Report

DM

District Manager

DMM

Domestic Mail Manual

EAS

Executive Appointment Schedule

ELM

Employee and Labor Relations Manual

EXFC

External First-Class Measurement

FCM

First-Class Mail®

FHP

First Handling Pieces

HQ

Headquarters

HCR

Highway Contract Route

LDC

Labor Distribution Code

MDO

Manager Distribution Operations

MPE

Mail Processing Equipment

MVS

Motor Vehicle Service

NAI

Network Alignment Implementation

NAPS

National Association of Postal Supervisors

NAPUS

National Association of Postmasters United States

NATPH

Non-Add Total Piece Handling

NLP

National League of Postmasters

NPMHU

National Postal Mail Handler Union

OGP

Outgoing Primary

PC

Performance Cluster

PCES

Postal Career Executive Service

PER

Periodicals

PIR

Post Implementation Review

POM

Postal Operations Manual

P&DC

Processing and Distribution Center

P&DF

Processing and Distribution Facility

PRI

Priority mail

PSVC

Package Services

PVS

Postal Vehicle Service

REC

Remote Encoding Center

SCF

Sectional Center Facility

SDO

Supervisor Distribution Operations

SSD

Service Standard Directory

STD

Standard Mail

STO

Supervisor Transportation Operations

SVP

Senior Vice President

TPH

Total Piece Handling

VMF

Vehicle Maintenance Facility

ZIP

Zone Improvement Plan

Postal Data Systems

 

ADM

Accounting Data Mart

AMS

Address Management System

CAPE

Capital and Program Evaluation

CPMS

Collection Point Management System

EDW

Enterprise Data Warehouse

eFMS

Electronic Facilities Management System

eMARS

Electronic Maintenance Activity Reporting Scheduling System

FAST

Facility Access and System Tracking

FDB

Facilities Database

HCES

Human Capital Enterprise System

LURS

Labor Utilization Reporting System

MODS

Management Operating Data System

NASS

National Air and Surface System

SVWeb

Surface Visibility

TCSS

Transportation Contract Support System

TIMESWeb

Transportation Information Management Evaluation System

VITALS

Vehicle Information Transportation Analysis Logistics System

VMAS

Vehicle Management Accounting System

WebCOINS

Web Complement Information System

WebEOR

End of Run

WebMODS

Management Operating Data System

WebODIN

ODIS/RPW Information Network

WebROADS

Web REC Operations Analysis Database System

Mail Processing Equipment

 

AFCS

Advance Facer Canceller System

AFSM100

Automated Flat Sorting Machine

AFSM-Ai

Automated Flat Sorting Machine Automatic Induction

AFSM ATHS

Automated Flat Sorting Machine Automatic Tray Handling System

AFSMATHS-Ai

Automated Flat Sorting Machine Automatic Tray Handling System-Automatic Induction

APPS

Automated Package Processing System

CIOSS

Combined Input Output Subsystem

CSBCS

Carrier Sequence Bar Code Sorter

DBCS

Delivery Bar Code Sorter

DBCS-OSS

Delivery Bar Code Sorter/Output Subsystem

DIOSS

Delivery Bar Code Sorter Input/Output Subsystem

FSS

Flats Sequencing System

FC/MICRO MARK

Flat Canceller/MicroMark Letter Canceller

RCS

Robotic Containerization System

HSTS

High Speed Tray Sorter

HSUS

High Speed Universal Sorter

LCTS

Low Cost Tray Sorter

LCUS

Low Cost Universal Sorter

LIPS

Linear Integrated Parcel System

MLOCR-ISS

Multiline Optical Character Reader - Input SubSystem

MPBCS-OSS

Mail Processing Barcode Sorter - Output SubSystem

SPBS

Small Parcel and Bundle Sorter

UFSM

Universal Flats Sorting Machine