post office box service


post office box service
post office box service - A premium service (or alternate delivery) that consists of delivery to post office boxes rented to customers for a fee (as opposed to general delivery or firm holdout service, which is provided at no charge). (Compare with caller service)

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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