Manual Workstation

Parcel/Flats Manual Workstation

The ever increasing Internet sales demands the postal consolidators and shipper quickly and efficiently process an ever-expanding range of parcel material. The Parcel/Flats Manual Workstation provides an efficient method of manually processing most parcel and flats for Marketing Mail, First Class, First Class Package Service, Priority Mail, Bound Printed Matter (Flats and Parcel), and Parcel Select mailings. The system supports USPS eVS, National Support Agreement (NSA) and non-eVS submissions.

Increased productivity

The Parcel/Flats Manual Workstation is a manual encoding system which will provide postage savings and processing per USPS requirements by performing weighing; length, width and height dimensioning; imaging with OCR and address block recognition; address look-up or address key-in; printing Netsort label with USPS IMpb or IMb that is manually applied to the piece; and real-time data transfer. The system will help you:

  • Label, /Encode IMpb and IMB with or without address in any size or variation parcels and flats for the majority of USPS Flats and Parcel mailing types
  • Label/Encode odd-size parcels
  • Label/Encode rejects from sorting equipment
  • Over-label barcodes on Flats or Parcel barcodes.
  • Sorting is available or single piece processing

Efficient, durable, and easy to maintain

The Parcel/Flats Manual Workstation provides an automatic address lookup or barcode reading, manual key-in for non-standard address, and accommodate a wide range of product sizes with operator-friendly interface.

  • Rugged construction for demanding environments
  • High speed devices for a high volume operation
  • Industry leading and reliable devices for high availability

Ready to integrate into your mail processing operation

Fluence's Parcel/Flats Manual Workstation seamlessly integrates with manifest software (Netsort) or other manifest software workflow providing extra capacity and small job flexibility. The Parcel/Flats Manual Workstation is easily integrated with custom application or other business logic needs. Leveraging decades of sorting implementations, Fluence can readily integrate with external systems to retrieve real-time label data, support tracking and data transfers.

Product Sizes

  • Maximum: 18”L x 18”W x 8”H
  • Minimum: 4”L x 3”W x 0.009” H
  • Weight: .02oz to 50lbs

Label Printer

  • Resolution: 203 dpi
  • Label Print Width: 4.0”
  • Label Media Width
  • Max Print Speed: 14” per second

Bar Codes

  • Printing: All barcodes supported by Zebra printers: Linear Code 11, Code 39, Code 93, Code 128 with subsets A/B/C and UCC case codes, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8, EAN-13, UPC and EAN 2 or 5 digit extensions, Plessey, Standard 2-of-5, Industrial 2-of-5, Interleaved 2-of-5, Logmars, MSI, PLANET Code®, Codabar, 2-dimensional Codablock, PDF417, Code 49, Data Matrix, MaxiCode, QR Code, TLC 39, MicroPDF, Aztec
  • Reading: Code 39, Code 93, Code 128, USPS IMpb GS1-128, USPS IMb, Industrial 2-of-5, Data Matrix, PDF417, MaxiCode, QR Code, others upon request

Height Sensing-Laser

  • Class 2


  • 4K CMOS Full Image

Communication Interface

  • Ethernet interface-Gigabit (GbE)


  • 110 VAC, 1-Phase, 20A


  • Operating Temperature: 40°F to 105°F/5°C to 40°C
  • Thermal transfer: 40°F to 105°F/5°C to 40°C
  • Direct thermal: 32°F to 105°F/0°C to 40°C
  • Operating Humidity: 20% to 85% non-condensing Storage/Transportation
  • Temperature: -40°F to 140°F/ -40°C to 60°C
  • Storage Humidity: 5% to 85% non-condensing

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