USPS Awards Tray Handling Contract to Siemens

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The U.S. Postal Service awarded Siemens Dematic a $127 million contract to produce at least 350 ATHS-100 automated tray handling systems, the USPS said yesterday.


The ATHS-100 is an enhancement to the AFSM-100 automated flats handling systems. The USPS will install the ATHS-100s produced by Siemens at 137 sites nationwide, with deployment scheduled to begin in October 2004.


ATHS-100 is expected to improve flats sorting by automating the exchange of full mail trays with empty trays, applying a label on outbound trays, sweeping full trays and reloading empty trays. Siemens also designed, built and installed the postal service's 537 AFSM-100 systems along with Northrop Grumman Corp.


The postal service has the option to buy another 184 ATHS-100s as part of phase two of its contract with Siemens.


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