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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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It was very sad to know when same material I sent through FedEx courier Service by paying 6 times more charges being Private Service.
03 for 2013, saying that it has recently identified such companies which violate the laws referring to courier services.
The present research aims at analysing the existing situation in the courier services sector in order to frame the development strategies of companies in the field.
TCS (Tranzum Companies and Services) is a courier service, which started its operations in Pakistan in 1983, and the firm's tracking system is one of the most reliable and efficient in the country.
1 August 2016 - UK-based express delivery company Mach 1 Couriers Ltd has acquired UK-based delivery company Destination Courier Services Ltd (trading as Destinations Green), the company said.
"A local courier service is a prevalent concept in different parts of the world, and I think the idea will spread rapidly in Muscat because of the development of the country and the growing of social relationships between individuals," said Faisal Hussain, CEO of Amal Couriers.
The official said that Ministry of Communications moved a Summary for establishment of Pakistan Private Courier Services Regulatory Authority in February 2005 which was considered by the then Federal Cabinet in its meeting dated on March 9,2005 and decided to examine the other legislative options.
The list includes 24 private postal and courier services, whose activities are virtually eliminated by the decisions of the customs agency, reports Uzmetronom.
COURIER SERVICES. Increasing competition has forced five major companies sharing the market in Costa Rica to diversify their services beyond simple forwarding of packages, it was reported July 10, 2014.
The Industrial market report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the Post and Courier Services market at a national level.
Alibaba, China's e-commerce giant, is poised to take over the market for courier services in the country, threatening competing players such as state-owned China Post and smaller logistics businesses.