sortation

[sawr-tey-shuhn]
noun
1.
the process or result of sorting things, especially computationally or mechanically.
2.
classification of things.
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sortation (sɔːˈteɪʃən)
 
n
the process of sorting items into groups sharing a distinguishing quality or characteristic

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Lift and unload containers of mail or parcels onto equipment for transportation to sortation stations.
No disputing with the customer of sortation or rate claimed.
Then that mail, by shape, goes into primary sortation cells and conveyer equipment that will sort that mail.
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