sectional center


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sectional center

[′sek·shən·əl ′sen·tər]
(communications)
A long-distance telephone office which connects several primary centers and which is in class number 2; only a regional center has greater importance in routing telephone calls. Abbreviated SC.
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QuikPak drop ships into 467 USPS Sectional Center facilities every day: Requests made one afternoon will be on a plane the following morning.
Since then, periodicals mail is handled at Area Distribution Centers rather than at Sectional Center Facilities.
This territory also covers every Bulk Mail Center and many Sectional Center Facilities, says Ercolino.
He said only 20.6% reported taking advantage of the sectional center facility discount, when 80% should have.
If you go the extra step and plan for trucking mail directly to Bulk Mail Centers (BMCs), Sectional Center Facilities (SCFs) and even the local post offices (known as Destination Delivery Units or DDUs), you'll benefit from direct injection into the areas you are mailing.
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).