mail processing category


mail processing category
mail processing category - One of five designations for mail (flat-size mail, letter-size mail, machinable parcel, outside parcel, and irregular parcel), based on physical dimensions (height, length, and thickness) and on weight.

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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  • flat-size mail — A mailpiece that exceeds one of the dimensions for letter size mail (11 1/2 inches long, 6 1/8 inches high, 1/4 inch thick) but that does not exceed the maximum dimension for the mail processing category (15 inches long, 12 inches high, 3/4 inch… …   Glossary of postal terms

  • letter-size mail — A mail processing category of mailpieces, including cards, that do not exceed any of the dimensions for letter size mail (that is, 11 1/2 inches long, 6 1/8 inches high, 1/4 inch thick) …   Glossary of postal terms

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  • parcel — Mail that does not meet the mail processing category of letter size mail or flat size mail. It is usually enclosed in a mailing container such as a carton. (Also see irregular parceland machinable parcel.) …   Glossary of postal terms

  • mailing — A group of mailpieces within the same mail class and mail processing category that may be sorted together under the appropriate standards. Also, the action of depositing or presenting mail at a post office …   Glossary of postal terms

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