What is the impact of e-business on regular mail?
The effect of email has been extremely serious, considering it's as good as free, secure and extremely fast.
Increasingly, ordinary 'snail' mail is used for advertising, in other words, for 'junk mail'.
Obviously, 'snail mail' is still essential from things like important documents that have to be moved from one place to another, for parcels and for mail and documents that need a signature.
Despite all this, e-business has led to the rise of eBay and online shopping. The goods have to be moved to the customer.
The first advantage of e-mail over regular mail is that it reaches at lightning speed to the receiver's end thereby saving enormous time consumed in regular mail. Any letter sent under regular mail may lie on the table of the desk attendant before it reaches in the table of appropriate authority, where as if the e-mail is addressed to the person intended to, it reaches his/her mailbox,thereby attracting his/her attention and get replied. Thirdly, the…
It's been one month today, since I sent a letter to US in regular mail from India. It hasn't reached there yet. God knows when it will reach I found that sending letters to friends in Russia that regular mail would take a month or longer. Sending it registered mail would take about 2 weeks. Hope this helps.