A range – paper sizes
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The agreement produced by Royal Mail which allows access to its network for part of its journey at a fixed price per item. Also known as ‘Downstream Access’.
A Royal Mail Wholesale (RMW) service that provides customers with the opportunity to benefit from lower prices. Click here for full details.
The Bereavement Register is information captured by The Data Agency from a scheme that distributes booklets with tear-off cards from key locations. All cards are then validated against a UK residents database. The file comprises 4.5 million names and is updated weekly.
British Forces Post Office
Business Reply Envelope, a phrase used to describe an envelope with the sender’s address pre-printed, which is included in a mailing.
C range – envelope sizes
Carrier is the term for any piece of paper or printed material which is used to ‘carry’ the address of the recipient. The address on the carrier sheet will normally show through a window or clear polythene.
CBC (Customer Bar Code)
When your mail is addressed using a barcode containing the address of each item
A list of prospects who have not yet purchased.
Data Protection Act
An Act of Parliamnet which protects the rights of the consumer in respect of personal information held about him/her.
Delivery Point Suffix (DPS)
A two character code that identifies each address that can receive mail. Combined with the postcode it is a unique identifier for a letterbox.
A group of postcode districts (or sectors) for sorted mail (High Sort only). It allows the bags or trays or bundles of mail to be despatched directly to a local area Delivery Office, rather than be sorted at a mail centre.
220mm wide x 110mm high – fits an A4 sheet of paper folded into thirds.
The agreement produced by Royal Mail which allows access to its network for part of its journey at a fixed price per item.
Printed on both sides of the page.
E2E (End to End)
A service whereby mail is collected from a producer and is distributed and delivered by a single postal operator
For sorted products only – delivery aim is within 4 working days after posting
Process of inserting one or more items into an envelope. Can be done by machine or by hand (depending on contents)