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postal system

n.
A usually government-run system by which letters, packages, and other materials are transported and delivered to individuals and organizations.
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And brazen thief Andrew Chorlton, who worked in the dispatch department at the Colnebridge headquarters, managed to use the firm's own postal system to send stolen items to a friend's address.
The Electoral Commission has raised its concerns about the potential for vote rigging using the voting postal system, and suggests that the police should attend polling stations in 'vulnerable areas'.
AN employee of An Post arrested in connection with the theft of payment cards from the postal system has been released without charge.
When Great Britain assumed Lower Canada in 1763, an organized postal system was demanded by people looking for a way to communicate over vast distances and maintain contact with their homeland.
Global money transfer company, MoneyGram, has announced that it has entered into a partnership with Chile's postal system.
WISHERS sending Christmas presents to soldiers in Afghanistan have been urged to stop - because they are clogging up the postal system and stopping letters and gifts from military families getting through.
Brazilian vice minister for communications Alvarez said their postal system is a role model for many others in South America with ambitious and well-planned projects like Export Facili, to export goods produced by the country's smaller and medium industries.
Fazal Sattar Khan told APP that the Council of Administration will review and decide ways and means of Postal Strategies to provide rapid and reliable postal system at an affordable cost around the globe.
The Rita Lloyd Moroney Awards are designed to encourage study and publication of the history of the American postal system and to raise awareness about the significance of the postal system in American life.
The ceiling increase could allow the postal system to expand funds for government debt purchases, leading to the loss of public confidence in the government's fiscal policy, Furukawa said.
Often the postal system wasn't up to the job, said Mr Williams.
According to GPO staff due to retirements and transfer of some officials the GPO has to face lack of staff so that's why postal system has become disorder and posts is being delivered by class four servants.