Siemens Industry Inc., Arlington, Texas, has been awarded a $79,986,000 contract from the U.S. Postal Service’s Supplies and Services Purchasing, Merrifield, Va., for Postal Automated Redirection System (PARS) software and computer hardware enhancements. According to the notice: This is a non-competitive award to Siemens for enhancements to the Postal Automated Redirection System (PARS) to increase system performance read rates, error rates and processing functionality.
The United States Postal Service awarded Siemens Dematic a $240 million contract for the PARS in 2006 to optimize its letter forwarding process. The order also included the national deployment of a new change-of-address forms processing system.