July 5, 2011
July DMM Update
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:
Preparation - Strapping Transparency
707 to provide standards for the
transparency characteristic of clear strapping.
Clarification on Processing Refund Requests for Unused Meter Indicia
to clarify the standards that apply to the payment of approved refund
requests for unused postage evidencing system indicia.
Forwarding and Return Service for Parcel Select Mailpieces
507.2.0 to discontinue the free
local forwarding of Parcel Select mailpieces and to eliminate the option to
request discontinuance of forwarding.
Authorization Process for Mailers Using Special Postage Payment Systems
reflect a new authorization process for mailers wishing to mail under a
special postage payment system, and to remove reference to fixed 2-year
Standards for Round-Trip Mailings of Optical Discs
500 to provide new standards for
round-trip mailings with one standard optical disc no larger than 12
centimeters in diameter enclosed per mailpiece.
703.3.2, to add a new extra service
called Adult Signature.
to add a temporary promotion for First-Class Mail cards, letters and flats,
and Standard Mail letters and flats bearing two-dimensional mobile barcodes.
scheduled DMM update is August 1.