• Project Title:
  • Small Package Sorting System Performance
  • Start Date:
  • Wednesday, October 30, 2019
  • Estimated Report Release Date:
  • April 2020

How Effective is USPS Small Package Sorting System at Meeting Productivity Goals and Reducing Costs?

Since 2014, the Postal Service has deployed Small Package Sorting System (SPSS) machines to address capacity shortfalls at processing facilities. The Postal Service reported shipping and package volume has increased 53 percent since 2014. The SPSS machine was designed to provide automated package sorting and reduce the need for manual package sorting.