Mail Delay

Mail Delay

Time a payment spends in the postal system before delivery.

Mail Delay

A delay in payment resulting from the mailing, rather than the handing over, of a check. It especially applies if the check is delayed or lost in the mail. See also: Check hold.
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This aged and crumbling facility was cited last year by a government survey for mail delay exceeding 50 percent, not even factoring in logistical problems, power outages, blizzards and now the increased volume from Central Massachusetts.
The reason behind half-century mail delay remains a mystery.
Many consumers, it seems, still want to put their hands on a piece of paper, despite the chance of mail delay, risk of theft, the inconvenience of going to the bank, and delayed access to their funds.
In 2015 and 2016, the team noted mail delays or stoppage due to Italian customs, directly relating to 125 kilograms of daily backlog during the peak holiday season.
BY ELWYN ROBERTS ATHIEF whole stole dozens of postboxes was spared jail - because of Royal Mail delays in bringing the case to court.
Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) released the following statement regarding the Department of Homeland Securitys (DHS) decision to allow those rejected because of mail delays to resubmit their renewals for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
I read with great interest your article "Mail delays are not our fault, post office insists" Sunday Mail, September 15.
"All their mail will stay in a queue and they will receive a 'mail delayed' warning."
Royal Mail said: "The up to 30,000 directly engaged, fullyvetted temporary workers being hired by Royal Mail to help us clear any mail delayed by strikes and help with Christmas volumes is entirely in line with employment law."
A Royal Mail spokeswoman said she could not give an estimate of how long it will take to clear the 35 million items of mail delayed by this week's strikes.
Royal Mail has estimated there are an estimated 35 million items of mail delayed by this week's strikes.
In my judgment, too, both parties have a genuine desire to build a better relationship going forward." A Royal Mail spokeswoman said she could not give an estimate of how long it would take to clear the 35 million items of mail delayed by this week's strikes.