plant-verified drop shipment


plant-verified drop shipment
plant-verified drop shipment (PVDS) - A procedure that enables origin verification and postage payment for shipments transported by the mailer from the mailer's plant to destination post offices for USPS acceptance as mail. PVDS is typically used for mailings for which a destination entry discount is claimed.

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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