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Infrastructure with which the national postal service delivers the mail entrusted to it.
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post office click to hear : post office

Building where mail is processed and various postal services are offered to the public.

primary sorting click to hear : primary sorting

Operation in which mail received is quickly sorted to expedite processing.

culler-facer-canceler click to hear : culler-facer-canceler

Machine used to process uncanceled mail; it rejects nonstandard mail, places the remaining mail facing in the same direction and cancels it.

uncanceled stamped mail click to hear : uncanceled stamped mail

Mail whose stamp has not been postmarked.

canceled stamped mail click to hear : canceled stamped mail

Mail whose stamp has been postmarked with a date and a location to prevent its use on future mailings.

distribution center click to hear : distribution center

Building where mail is received, processed and organized for direct delivery or for forwarding to another distribution center or post office.

optical character reader click to hear : optical character reader

Machine used to process canceled stamped mail; it reads the postal code and prints the corresponding bar code and then separates the mail into local, regional and international.

postal van click to hear : postal van

Covered vehicle used to transport mail; here, mail is being taken to the nearest post office, where it is usually canceled.

mail box click to hear : mail box

Box with a slot through which outgoing mail is placed for delivery by the postal service.

mail click to hear : mail

Everything sent and distributed through the postal service.

mail box click to hear : mail box

Box with a slot through which outgoing mail is placed for delivery by the postal service.

postal van click to hear : postal van

Covered vehicle used to transport mail; here, collected mail is being taken directly to the main distribution center.

postal van click to hear : postal van

Covered vehicle used to transport mail; here, canceled stamped mail is being taken to the local distribution center.

mail click to hear : mail

Everything sent and distributed through the postal service.

mail carrier click to hear : mail carrier

Person responsible for home delivery of the mail, which is done on foot or in a vehicle, depending on the postal route.

cargo aircraft click to hear : cargo aircraft

Plane with large freight capacity; it is used to transport goods.

regional distribution center click to hear : regional distribution center

Building where mail intended for a specific region is received, processed and organized for direct delivery or for forwarding to a post office.

post office click to hear : post office

Building where mail is processed and various postal services are offered to the public.

international mail click to hear : international mail

Mail to be delivered to another country.

local mail click to hear : local mail

Mail to be delivered by the mail carrier or to be sent to a post office in the same town or a neighboring town.

sorting machine click to hear : sorting machine

Machine used to sort mail with the help of printed bar codes.

mail carrier click to hear : mail carrier

Person responsible for home delivery of the mail, which is done on foot or in a vehicle, depending on the postal route.

air mail click to hear : air mail

Mail for international destinations or remote regions within the country can be sent by air to speed delivery; the air mail rate is higher than the regular rate.

regional mail click to hear : regional mail

Mail to be taken to a region served by a distribution center.

post office click to hear : post office

Building where mail is processed and various postal services are offered to the public.

postal van click to hear : postal van

Covered vehicle used to transport mail; here, regional mail is being taken to another distribution center.

postal van click to hear : postal van

Covered vehicle used to transport mail; here, mail is being taken to the post office, where it is sorted according to each mail carrier’s route.

postal van click to hear : postal van

Covered vehicle used to transport mail; here, mail is being taken to the post office, where it is sorted according to each mail carrier’s route.

mail carrier click to hear : mail carrier

Person responsible for home delivery of the mail, which is done on foot or in a vehicle, depending on the postal route.

mail carrier click to hear : mail carrier

Person responsible for home delivery of the mail, which is done on foot or in a vehicle, depending on the postal route.