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ZIP Code

Zoning Improvement Plan Code. A series of five numbers identifying the area of the United States in which to deliver mail. While some ZIP codes are reserved for post office boxes and single addresses receiving large volumes of mail, most identify the general area, such as the town or neighborhood, to which correspondence is addressed. They were introduced in 1963.
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Salem Al Shaya, Assistant CEO, operations, Emirates Post, presented certificates to the employees of the 4th Postal Zone, as well as for best-performing employees from all the postal zones of the UAE at a felicitation function held at Emirates Post head office in Dubai.
As postal zones have been increasingly used by insurance companies, auto dealers and even mail-order catalogs to determine appropriate insurance and sales tax rates, Oak Park residents have found themselves paying more based on a misconception that they live in Los Angeles County.
This facilitates distribution of mail to some postal zones directly without the need for secondary sorting.
As a measure of supply, we use the number of residents per gas station in Connecticut's various postal zones, which we identify using the last three digits of their ZIP codes.
Tesco alone controls a 31% share and is the market leader in two-thirds of the postal zones in the nation.
The fourth and fifth numbers represent local post offices or postal zones.
Louis County postal zones or municipalities, where the average income is over $7,000; where almost 20 percent of the families own two or more cars, where almost 72 percent own one car; where almost 75 percent have had some high school education or more; and where the population has increased by 40.
The United States is divided into eight postal zones.
One of the most significant is that the Week End is home-delivered by postal zones.
Because postal zones are commonly used by auto dealerships, mail-order retail businesses and insurance companies to determine insurance and sales tax rates, Oak Park residents often pay more based on the misconception that they live in Los Angeles County.
As postal zones often are used by auto dealers, insurance companies and mail-order catalog services to determine appropriate insurance and sales tax rates, Oak Park residents have paid higher bills based on the misconception that they live in Los Angeles County.