Number One Best Practice for Mail Security


As stated by the Department of Homeland Security —

“The first and best practice to minimize risk and exposure to personnel and the public is centralizing the mail handling/processing operation at a separate location.”

Here’s why:

  • Centralization minimizes risk, reduces cost, and increases efficiency and effectiveness.
  • It lessens risk by limiting exposure to one location and fewer personnel.
  • It reduces cost by eliminating the redundancy of multiple mail centers, personnel, and equipment.
  • Utilization of a trained staff working together at one location increases efficiency.
  • Deploying better equipment at one location that greatly enhances risk reduction improves effectiveness.

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