carrier route

carrier route (CR) - The addresses to which a carrier delivers mail. In common usage, carrier route includes city routes, rural routes, highway contract routes, post office box sections, and general delivery units.

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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  • Carrier Route Information System — (CRIS) The official city delivery scheme that lists all city and noncity delivery post offices, which is available to mailers in a standardized format. It contains schemes for city routes, rural routes, highway contract routes, post office box… …   Glossary of postal terms

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  • Carrier Route File — The official listing of all city and noncity delivery post offices, available to mailers in a standardized format. It contains schemes for city routes, rural routes, highway contract routes, post office box sections, and general delivery units.… …   Glossary of postal terms

  • Enhanced Carrier Route Standard Mail — Two subclasses of Standard Mail (A) (Regular and Nonprofit) for mailpieces weighing less than 16 ounces and prepared in carrier route sequence …   Glossary of postal terms

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