procurement) greater than
show a net
to $7.2 billion, or split procurement)
about $1.4 to $3.6 billion shows about $1.1 to $3.3
billion greater cash $0.8 to $3.0 billion
flow than option A, and option B greater cash flow than option A.
A comparison of yearly cash flows gives similar results. By 1994, all equipment will presumably have been installed (or converted) and up and running at optimal
Options B, D, G. and H
multi-line OCRs. been converted to OCRs.
The single-line OCRs multi-line capability.
will by that time look exactly the same -- ail procured under options D, G, and H will have Option A will continue to be solely single-line
With high ZIP+4 usage, option A shows an annual net cash flow of about $870 million to $1.2 billion from 1994 to 1998. Options B, D, G, and H show almost identical annual cash flows, only slightly higher by about $70 to $100 million per year. However,
at low ZIP+4 usage, the differences performance, options B, D, G, and H
substantial. With high multi-line $440 and $580 million per year
additional net cash flow compared line performance, the advantage of
to option A, from 1984 to 1998. With median multi- options B, D, G, and H over A ranges from $370 to
$490 million per year. option A, while reduced,
And even at low multi-line performance, the advantage is still significant at $180 to $240 million per year.