What Is A Postal Code And Why Is It Important For Address Verification And Validation?

Melissa IN Team | Address Verification | , , , ,

Did you know that Aurangabad in Maharashtra shares its name with a city in Bihar? Similarly, ‘Pune’ is the name of a city as well as a district in Maharashtra. There are many other cities and districts across India that share names. Cities share names internationally too. There’s a city called Kochi in Kerala and one in Japan. Almost every state in the USA has a community called Springfield.… Read More

The Need and the Mechanics of Address Standardization

Blog Administrator | Data Quality, Postal Address Standards | , , ,

By David Loshin

In my previous post, I introduced the topic of address standards, and we
conjectured that the existence of a standard for addresses not only simplifies
the processes of delivery, it helps to ensure delivery accuracy. Ultimately,
delivery accuracy saves money, since it reduces the amount of effort to find the
location and it eliminates rework and extra costs of failed delivery.
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