designated post office


designated post office
designated post office (DPO)  - A post office at which a Centralized Postage Payment (CPP) system mailer maintains the account from which postage for mailings is withdrawn. (Also seeCentralized Postage Payment System and entry post office.)

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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