The Miami International Service Center (ISC) Automated Parcel and Bundle Sorter (APBS) crews on all three tours, as well as all support functions, have been doing a phenomenal job with pieces fed and throughputs. The APBS performs the primary function of receiving small parcels, bundles and irregular parcels and sorting them based on their postal code into up to 200 separate output locations.
On December 9, APBS crews keyed 40,623 pieces with a throughput of 6,277 per hour for 22.4 hours of processing. This included keying manual of approximately 34,000 International Export pieces. On December 12, the crews processed 140,123 pieces --- almost surpassing this record!