preferential mail


preferential mail
preferential mail - Mail that receives preferential handling. This includes Express Mail, international airmail, First-Class Mail, Priority Mail, Periodicals, special delivery, and special handling. (Also called hot mail)

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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  • surface preferential mail — First Class Mail and Periodicals, as well as Standard Mail that bears a prepaid special delivery fee or special handling fee …   Glossary of postal terms

  • hot mail — (informal) (See preferential mail) …   Glossary of postal terms

  • special delivery — A special service that provides preferential handling in dispatch, transportation, and expedited delivery at destination, which includes Sunday and holiday delivery at certain large city post offices. It is available for every mail class except… …   Glossary of postal terms

  • special handling — A special service available only for Standard Mail (A) and Standard Mail (B). It provides preferential handling in dispatch and transportation but not expedited delivery. (Also see preferential mail.) (Compare with special delivery) …   Glossary of postal terms

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  • OTR — over the road container (OTR) A container used within the National Bulk Mail System for transporting surface preferential mail by truck or railroad. Also, a container that moves between a bulk mail center (BMC) and its associate postal facilities …   Glossary of postal terms

  • hot house — (informal) An area used to separate and dispatch preferential mail. (Also calledhot spot) …   Glossary of postal terms

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