mail embargo

mail embargo

A temporary shutdown or redirection of mail flow to or from a specific location.
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Angry scenes broke out at the Team Valley sorting office at 5am after one worker was suspended for refusing to sort mail embargoed under the official two-week strike currently ongoing in the UK.
Presently, mailers should suppress address files for Somalia, Liberia and Afghanistan where mail embargoes will result in postage spent on items which cannot be delivered at all - let alone in a specific delivery window.