Residential Delivery Indicator (RDI)

Accurately identify residential and business locations to ensure successful deliveries to recipients while saving your business time and money.

What is Residential Delivery Indicator (RDI)?

Residential Delivery Indicator, identifies whether a U.S. address is classified as residential or business. Most shipping companies charge a higher price for residential deliveries, so you can use RDI data to maximize savings by flagging residential addresses and shopping for the most cost-effective delivery option.

Examples of USPS RDI

Esendex’s Postal Address Verification API can also return RDI as METADATA like the images below.

Residential Delivery Indicator (RDI) Values

Y = Residential Delivery / Not Residential Delivery / Blank = Did Not Query RDI

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