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Relay - definition(s)

Relay - Mail that a city letter carrier prepares in sacks for delivery to relay drop boxes along the line of travel of a route. After completing delivery of carry-out mail, the letter carrier picks up additional mail from the relay drop box and resumes delivery, continuing this process until the entire route is served. A relay may weigh up to 35 pounds. (Also see drop box.)

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Source: USPS, 26 October 2009 09:56:08, External





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