contract postal unit

contract postal unit - A postal unit that is a subordinate unit within the service area of a main post office. It is usually located in a store or place of business and is operated by a contractor who accepts mail from the public, sells postage and supplies, and provides selected special services (for example, postal money order or registered mail). (Compare with classified unit) (Also called contract branch, contract station, and community post office)

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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