Shipments by most used service type
Express Mail (aka EMS) – It’s a quick delivery method. This is a service where a special letter carrier in the destination country takes the fastest route to deliver the mail in the shortest possible time.
Registered Mail – It’s a secure delivery method. This is also a service that applies when the items accepted for delivery get damaged or lost. In such cases the actual damages will be paid in recompense within the range of the insured value stated by the sender at the moment of shipment.
Return receipt (aka Advice of Delivery) – It informs the acceptance of addressee (recipient). This service enables the sender to confirm whether the mail has been delivered to the addressee.
Insured Mail – This is a service that applies when the items accepted for delivery get damaged or lost. In such cases it is possible to receive recompense for actual damages within the framework of the insured value stated by the sender at the moment of shipment.
Priority – It’s the quick way. Priority shipments reach their recipient quickly.
Economy – It’s the cost-effective way. Economy letters are reasonably priced.
COD (aka Cash On Delivery or Collect on Delivery) – It’s a service that item charge of the shipment is collected from the addressee during the delivery and the item paid to the sender.
Small Packet – This service is more economical for shipping small articles. The maximum weight for these packages is 4.4 lb or 2 kg.
Note: Every method has some restrictions which may apply. Those are the common methods used worldwide and regulated by the UPU (Universal Postal Union in Switzerland). Some country services might have minor differences and extra services.