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COURIER. One who is sent on some public occasion as an express, to bear despatches, letters, and other papers.
     2. Couriers sent by an ambassador or other public minister, are protected from arrest or molestation. Vattel, liv. 4, c. 9, Sec. 123.

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Aquino also asked courier service companies to allot a secure room for PDEA agents to inspect parcels suspected of containing narcotics.
03 for 2013, saying that it has recently identified such companies which violate the laws referring to courier services.
Today, Speedex offers premium courier services in 70 cities across Pakistan.
Upon appeal for clarification of the order, the postal companies received a verbal explanation, according to which activities of private postal services are equal to courier services, while courier services do not have privileges during customs clearance.
Of the undelivered notices, 30% were returned due to incomplete addresses, 32% addresses were outside service areas of courier service, 15% had incorrect address, 18% cases were reported shifted or closed and a further 5% refused to receive the notice.
Post and Courier Services in Italy: Industrial Report
Ma has pledged more: The network will be endowed with 300 billion yuan in the long term, which will be used to build an extensive network of courier services in China.
The Segments & Features section elaborates the different segments and characteristics of the four markets - Courier Services, Freight Forwarding, 3PL and Reverse Logistics.
The Segments and Features section elaborates the different segments and characteristics of the four markets - Courier Services, Freight Forwarding, 3PL and Reverse Logistics.
After 2000 the competition in this sector became even greater through the apearance of a large number of suppliers who chose their entering the courier services market through dumping policies by supplying courier services at extremely low tarrifs: RoCourier Express, Couriero etc.
Summary: Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) has further strengthened its portfolio of customer-focused initiatives with the introduction of Zajel's courier services across its ENOC/EPPCO service stations.
ISLAMABAD -- Private courier services and freight forwarders are operating in the country without any regulatory authority.