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presort

[prē′sȯrt]
(computer science)
The first part of a sort program in which data items are arranged into strings that are equal to or greater than some prescribed length.
The sorting of data on off-line equipment before it is processed by a computer.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In the early days, when the company was only doing mail presorting and a handful of other services, its billing processes were handled by a highly customized RevG system from Revelation.
Hammer agrees, adding that for presorting to be economically viable, "you have to be careful and do it efficiently, as the margins are thin in this industry."
They control the batching of documents after scanning, eliminate presorting, determine which recognition engines are used and in which order, execute business validation rules to ensure integrity of captured data, format data, and enable export of data and images to a variety of storage repositories and legacy systems.
If you presort without bar-coding, your single-piece rate is 32[cts.] So if you're able to mail 500 or more pieces at a shot, you can chop 2[cts.] per piece off the mailing cost by presorting the mail yourself.
The desired recipients are selected from a database of vendors and exported as a .DBF file for address correction and presorting by Postalsoft, a specialized application that creates its own .MDF file, with corrected, pre-sorted addresses.
The advantages of using a presorting agency is that not everybody in a company knows the mail regulations and many companies can't keep up with the advances in technology [for the sorting equipment]," Slaney explains.
The COULTER LH 750 high-volume hematology system eliminates manual presorting of samples, offering faster and more accurate test results.
Fred Goss and I exchanged compliments about the publisher after he told Fred that, although he has high regard for NL/NL, he doesn't do personal publicity, has never issued a press release, and has never done a newspaper story argued that if presorting delays lost you one customer, the cost savings from presorting were lost.
Perhaps of more interest to more newsletter publishers, Lynx is also preparing 1st and 3rd class letter-size presorting and will begin Beta testing soon.