cutoff time


cutoff time
cutoff time - A time set by the unit manager at which a letter carrier makes a final withdrawal of mail from the distribution case before preparing to leave for the assigned route. Also, the latest time that mail can be accepted for processing to meet service standards for the specific mail class.

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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