file maintained by the U.S. Postal Service that lists all of the approximately 570,000 carrier routes by street name or ranges of street numbers. It is used by large-volume mailers to append the carrier route to the name and address records on their mailing lists so that mailings can be presorted accordingly, thereby earning a postage discount.
Dictionary of Marketing Terms for: Carrier Route Information System (CRIS)
Carrier Route Information System (CRIS)