Postal Standards and Address Quality – Take 1

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By David Loshin

The USPS Postal Standard (Publication 28) provides at least some of the specifications we need for address quality. For example,

 “The Postal Service defines a complete address as one that has all the address elements necessary to allow an exact match with the current Postal Service ZIP+4 and City State files to obtain the finest level of ZIP+4 and delivery point codes for the delivery address.”

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Translating Expectations into Quality Directives

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By David Loshin

In my last post, I raised the question about the variety of terms used in describing address quality, and I introduced a set of core concepts that needed to be correct to provide the best benefits for accurate parcel delivery.
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