Reasons for Using Certified Mail
Sending mail through the traditional mail has been a reliable system for sending letters and parcels and for passing communication from one party to another but has not been without its faults and shortcomings. Ever since its conception, the mailing service has always been receiving complaints and Lamentations from its customers and subscribers such as a letter not getting to its intended receiver or a parcel getting lost halfway through transit and not ending up where it was supposed to end up. Certified mail works to a great extent this like the traditional mail but has been designed to address the inadequacies of the traditional mailing service such as letters not getting to the intended receiver.
Certified mail was a system that was created to address the issues that were present in the traditional mailing service in particular, the issue of letters not getting to the intended recipient and parcels getting lost halfway through the journey to the people they were meant to get to. How does certified mail address these inadequacies? To this commonly asked question, the answer is that the mail uses a special tracking system and attaches a tracking number to every letter and every parcel sent. The unique number attached to every letter and attached to every parcel is used to uniquely identify the parcel and uniquely identify the letter and to also track the letter and track the parcel through the entire process of being moved from the sender to the receiver. The deliveryman upon successfully delivering the letter or the parcel to the intended receiver is required to have the receiver signed and acknowledged that they have received the letter of the parcel, also note down the date and time at the receiver received the letter or the parcel and carry this information back to the sender of the letter or the parcel.
To this commonly asked question of how one gets to know that the letter has arrived or the parcel has advised to its intended receiver is answered by the information that the deliveryman notes down as the time that the letter or the parcel was received by intended receiver. If for one reason or another recipient of the letter of the parcel did not want the sender to know that they had received the parcel for the letter, the information that was collected by the deliveryman upon successfully delivering the letter or a parcel to the recipient serves as good evidence and proof that the letter was delivered and that the recipient actually received and signed for having received the letter or parcel.
To this commonly asked question of how secure letters and parcels are as they are being sent to the mailing system, certified mail addresses it by using the tracking number hence offering a more secure and trustworthy system of sending letters and parcels.