TITLE

Express lane

AUTHOR(S)
Schley, Stewart
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
CED;Oct2005, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the trends in postal mail services with the use of new technology in the U.S. Changes in telegraph line services; Advantages of sending mail through electronic system; Pattern of mail use by 18- to 24- year-olds.
ACCESSION #
18505564

 

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