Having magazines trucked from the printing plant to a regional U.S. Postal Service facility in order to save money by qualifying for lower zoned rates. One form of “work-sharing” (see definition) with the USPS in order to reduce distribution costs. Also used by direct distributors when delivering magazines to individual retail outlets.
The process of taking back, or debiting, the merchant's credit card funds after the funds have been paid to the merchant. This occurs when a customer disputes a credit card transaction. The merchant must respond to the charge back and provide proof that the product or service was provided to the customer.
Individual packaging, address and delivery of a product to a specific address, usually the recipient's or client's.