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see postal servicepostal service,
arrangements made by a government for the transmission of letters, packages, and periodicals, and for related services. Early courier systems for government use were organized in the Persian Empire under Cyrus, in the Roman Empire, and in medieval Europe.
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mail

Dispatches of correspondence and other objects tendered by and intended for delivery to postal administrations (ICAO).

mail

the hard protective shell of such animals as the turtle and lobster

mail

(messaging)
1. electronic mail.

2. The Berkeley Unix program for composing and reading electronic mail. It normally uses sendmail to handle delivery.

Unix manual page: mail(1)

mail

(1) Synonymous with e-mail when dealing with computer applications.

(2) (Mail) The e-mail clients in the Mac and Windows. Mail was the name of the Mac client before Microsoft adopted it for Windows 8. See Mac Mail and Windows Mail.
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Sweden has a similar licensing system, which aims to protect consumers through conditions such as requiring that a competitor postal operator be able to pursue a sustainable business.
bpost is the leading postal operator in Belgium marketing a wide range of products and services on mail and related markets.
About 1000 employees of state-owned postal operator are staging a protest in front of the government building in downtown Sofia.
He said that the postal operator must have used capital reserves of around EUR 120 million to maintain its dividend policy in the past few years.
If we want the Royal Mail becoming a real serious player in that international market, then we have got to see it, in my view, teaming up with another postal operator," he said.
The report said to improve performance it should forge a strategic minority partnership with a postal operator with a record in transforming its business, working closely with the workforce.
He also admitted that as a postal operator in breach of his duty and without reasonable excuse he intentionally delayed 11,469 postal packets.
He previously pleaded guilty to delaying 216 postal packets in the course of delivery, in the business of a postal operator, in July last year.
The troubled postal operator announced yesterday that it had lost pounds 1.
He used to drink in a pub called the Brown Horse and joined the Royal Engineers as a postal operator before moving to Chepstow Boys Training School.
The news comes a day after Nuneaton-based Lynx Express announced more than 100 new jobs after clinching a multi-million pound deal with the world's biggest postal operator - the United States Postal Service.
NASDAQ: FISV), a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, announced today that bpost, the Belgian national postal operator has successfully implemented AML Manager for its international and domestic money transfers.