Highway Contract Route

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Highway Contract Route

A service in which a private, independent contractor carries mail on behalf of the U.S. Postal Service from one location to another along a highway. The USPS offers highway contract routes occasionally when it is deemed more efficient to do so.
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The firm started a determined search seeking a one-stop solution that could help meet the USPS location tracking mandate for their US Postal Highway contract routes (HCR) and as well as deliver real-time logistics intelligence & alerts to help streamline operations & accelerate response times.
Highway contract routes, often called star routes, are driven by independent contractors who needn't take an exam, but must submit the lowest bid, then buy and maintain their own vehicles.
Enquire at your post office for dates of rural route driver exams and for information on bidding for highway contract routes.
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