Contents Index

 

S000 Miscellaneous Services

S070 Mixed Classes

Summary

S070 describes the use of special services when mixing different classes of mail (e.g., Priority Mail with First-Class Mail enclosed).

1.0 Basic Information

1.1Priority Mail Drop Shipment

[8-10-03] For a Priority Mail drop shipment, no special services may be added to the Priority Mail segment, and the mail enclosed may receive only the following services:

a. First-Class Mail pieces may be sent with Certified Mail service or special handing or, for First-Class Mail parcels only, electronic option Delivery Confirmation service or electronic option Signature Confirmation service.

b. Standard Mail pieces subject to the residual shape surcharge (except Customized MarketMail pieces) may be sent with electronic option Delivery Confirmation service.

c. Package Services mail may be sent with special handling or, for Package Services parcels only, electronic option Delivery Confirmation service or electronic option Signature Confirmation service.

1.2Special Handling

A combination mailpiece sent as a Package Services parcel may be sent using special handling; only one special handling fee is charged for the parcel.

1.3Insured and COD

A combination mailpiece may be sent insured or COD. The insurance covers only the value of the parcel.

1.4Registered

A combination mailpiece may not be registered.

DMM Issue 58 (8-10-03)