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Proof of Delivery (POD)

The Proof of Delivery (or POD) is a document signed upon delivery and used to attest the parcel arrived at its destination.


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What does Proof of Delivery mean?

The Proof of Delivery can be a paper or an electronic document used to prove that the parcel reached its destination in good condition and that the recipient accepted it. The POD contains the following information:

  • Time and date of delivery
  • Name of the recipient
  • Their signature


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