highway contract route


highway contract route
a route for carrying mail over the highway between designated points, given on contract to a private carrier and often requiring, in rural areas, delivery to home mailboxes. Abbr.: HCR Formerly, star route.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • highway contract route  — highway contract route (HCR) A route of travel served by a postal contractor to carry mail over highways between designated points. Some HCRs include mail delivery to addresses along the line of travel. Formerly called star route …   Glossary of postal terms

  • highway contract route — a route for carrying mail over the highway between designated points, given on contract to a private carrier and often requiring, in rural areas, delivery to home mailboxes. Abbr.: HCR Formerly, star route. * * * …   Universalium

  • highway contract route transportation pay cycle — (HCR TPC) A 28 day (4 week) period that forms one thirteenth of the fiscal year. It begins on a Saturday and ends at the close of business on the Friday 28 days (4 weeks) later …   Glossary of postal terms

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  • star route — noun Etymology: so called from the star asterisk used to designate such routes in postal publications : a mail delivery route in a rural or thinly populated area served by a private carrier under contract who takes mail from one post office to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • star route — (obsolete) Informal designation for a highway contract route based on the former practice of marking contract routes with asterisks on dispatch schedules …   Glossary of postal terms

  • star route — former name for highway contract route. [1815 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • Ontario Highway 16 — Highway 16 Route information Length: 3.8 km[1] (2.4 mi) …   Wikipedia