Will “General Expeditor” be Replaced By Robots? 🤔
79% Chance of Automation
“General Expeditor” will probably be replaced by robots.
This job is ranked #430 out of #702. A higher ranking (i.e., a lower number) means the job is less likely to be replaced.
Prepare incoming and outgoing mail for distribution. Examine, sort, and route mail. Load, operate, and occasionally adjust and repair mail processing, sorting, and canceling machinery. Keep records of shipments, pouches, and sacks; and other duties related to mail handling within the postal service.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 43-5053.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 49,710.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 23.00
- Currently, there are 110,770 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators”.
Also Known As…
- Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators
- Small Package and Bundle Sorter Clerk (SPBS Clerk)
- Parcel Post Distribution Machine Operator (PDPMO)
- Mail Processor
- Mail Processing Clerk
- Mail Handler Equipment Operator
- Mail Handler
- Flat Sorting Machine Clerk (FSM Clerk)
- Distribution Clerk
- Computer Forwarding System Markup Clerk (CFS Markup Clerk)
- Automation Clerk
- ZMT Operator (Zip Mail Translator Operator)
- Sorting Machine Operator
- Postal Transportation Clerk
- Postal Service Mail Processor
- Post Office Markup Clerk
- Operations Label Clerk
- Mailing Section Clerk
- Mail Weigher
- Mail Sorter
- Mail Opener
- Mail Handler Sorter
- Mail Forwarding System Markup Clerk
- Mail Examiner
- Mail Distributor
- Mail Distribution Scheme Examiner
- Mail Distribution Clerk
- Letter Sorting Machine Operator (LSM Operator)
- Flat Sorter Processor
- File Conversion Operator
- Equipment Operator
- Dead Mail Checker
Tasks for “General Expeditor”
- Direct items according to established routing schemes, using computer-controlled keyboards or voice-recognition equipment.
- Rewrap soiled or broken parcels.
- Load and unload mail trucks, sometimes lifting containers of mail onto equipment that transports items to sorting stations.
- Dump sacks of mail onto conveyors for culling and sorting.
- Move containers of mail, using equipment such as forklifts and automated "trains".
- Weigh articles to determine required postage.
- Search directories to find correct addresses for redirected mail.
- Clear jams in sorting equipment.
- Check items to ensure that addresses are legible and correct, that sufficient postage has been paid or the appropriate documentation is attached, and that items are in a suitable condition for processing.
- Operate various types of equipment, such as computer scanning equipment, addressographs, mimeographs, optical character readers, and bar-code sorters.
- Open and label mail containers.
- Sort odd-sized mail by hand, sort mail that other workers have been unable to sort, and segregate items requiring special handling.
- Train new workers.
- Cancel letter or parcel post stamps by hand.
- Accept and check containers of mail from large volume mailers, couriers, and contractors.
- Distribute incoming mail into the correct boxes or pigeonholes.
- Bundle, label, and route sorted mail to designated areas, depending on destinations and according to established procedures and deadlines.
Related Technology & Tools
- Barcode sorters
- Mail canceling machines
- Mail sorting machines
- Packaging machines
- Optical character readers
- Postage marking machines
- Automatic airline assignment systems
- Mail processing machines
- Copy machines
- Hand-pushed carts
- Delivery point packagers
- Point of sale workstations
- Automatic pallet unloaders
- Compact assignment machines
- Small parcel bundle sorter machines
- Electric material moving tractors
- Laser facsimile machines
- Personal computers
- Postal automated redirection systems
- Conveyor belts
- General purpose mail containers
- Multi-position letter sorting machines
- Mail scales
- Conveyor sorting systems
- Voice recognition equipment
- Computer data input scanners
- Barcode scanners
- Warehouse forklifts
- Mail trucks
- Directory software
- Barcode reader software
- Time and Attendance Collection System TACS
- Address Management System AMS
- Delivery Operations Information System DOIS
- Automated Package Processing System APPS
- Delivery Routing System DRS
- Multi-line optical character reader OCR software
- Electronic Time Clock ETC
- NCR Advanced Store