June 7, 2010
June DMM Update
Explorer (pe.usps.com) is your source for up-to-date mailing standards. The
Domestic Mail Manual
is fully searchable on Postal Explorer and features fly-out menus,
cross-reference links, and an extensive subject index. Today we updated our
mailing standards to capture the following changes:
Booklets: New Optional
Design for Letter-Sized Booklets
201.3.0 to modify language that
refers to the bound edge of a booklet as an edge and to rename the bound
edge as the spine; to modify the reference to cover paper for one design
format; to extend booklet design parameters; and to introduce a second
folding option in the folded booklet category.
Deflection Standards for Commercial Flat-Size Mail
301.1.0 to implement new deflection
standards on commercial flat-size mail.
Identification Mark (FIM) E Pattern
708.9.0 to add a new FIM E pattern
that will be used for future customized services.
Insurance Indemnity Coverage Increase—Feasibility Test Extension
709.4.0 to extend the feasibility
test period that permits the purchase of domestic Click-N-Ship online
insurance coverage up to $5,000.00
We revised Labeling List(s)
L607 to reflect changes in mail
scheduled DMM update is July 6.