Freepost is a type of mail delivery service in the United Kingdom where the postage due is paid for by the recipient as opposed to the sender. Using freepost requires the recipient to pay a small fee in addition to the postage required.
Businesses often use freepost to receive items from customers. Customers can use a preprinted envelope from the business or apply the freepost label themselves. Customers applying their own label require approval from the Royal Mail service. The Royal Mail also imposes strict guidelines for businesses, requiring a Royal Mail business response license and the use of specific bar codes in order to hold a freepost address.Learn More
As of Aug. 19th, 2014, UK postage is not expected to increase in the near future. It already increased in 2014 after holding steady for two years since the prior increase. UK postage rates increased on March 31st, 2014.Full Answer >
There are three ways to identify the senders of certified mail, the first being to look at the included green card filled out by the sender on the piece of certified mail received, according to the Houston Chronicle. The back of the card has the sender's name and address.Full Answer >
There are several ways to determine the sender of certified mail, including reading the return address, asking a postal worker to look it up in the computerized tracking system and reading the name of the sender on the delivered notification card. There is no legal requirement to accept a certified letter either before or after discovering who sent it.Full Answer >
If a package is undeliverable, the USPS returns it to the sender. The post office sends packages which are both undeliverable and not returnable to the sender to dead mail for further processing in order to return them to the sender or addressee. When the USPS declares a package as dead mail, they have the right to violate the secrecy of correspondence to find its origin or intended destination.Full Answer >