Registered Versus Certified Mail
A considerable number of business still use postal services for their official communication purpose despite cutting edge communication technology available, it is also estimated that 25% of the world population still use postal services. Sometimes it is a good idea to send some items via mail over an email, things such as original contract, legal notice, or an original document, it may not appear official if you receive a business contract via an email or as an instant message, an original business contract is not original if it is an email copy. If you have important documents or goods that you want to send to your client then you need to understand the difference between registered and certified mail services.
When using a certified mail to send a package you will have a proof that it was mailed, this is because you will receive a notification when your package is delivered and at what time the delivery was made, in case there is an issue with your package delivery you can provide your notification and give the date it was delivered. Registered mail is preferred for the most critical documents or good because it provides a detailed record of the package location as it is transferred from one location to another, this service give you an extra measure of security because it assures you the package is being tracked at any point so it can hardly get lost, however, this service is relatively expensive and charges are based on the weight of the package.
When you are sending your package using certified mail, the package is sent together with regular mail, that mean your package will be placed together with other mails that are destined on the same postal office you are sending the package. Registered mail sends your package separately which is a good security measure, this increase the speed of delivery as well as the efficiency of the registered mail which they use as their business identity.
Certified mail is often preferred to send general packages that do not contain too sensitive information or critical package that can have detrimental effects in case it gets into unwanted individuals, therefore, security is not a strong suit for certified mail. You may need to use registered mail in a situation where your package is too sensitive simply because one feature about registered mail is their security, they are also insured implying you can be compensated for the loss or damage of your package in case of negligence on the part of registered mail crew. The blog has elucidated some of the key differences between certified and registered mail that you may find helpful in the future.