July 8, 2009
July 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. We updated our
with the following changes:
Arizona District ZIP Codes
Realigned to Include "851" 3-Digit Service Area
We revised 246.3.1, 346.3.1, 366.4.1, 446.3.1, 422.214.171.124, 466.4.4,
608.8.4.1, 705.6.2.3, and 705.8.13.1 to realign ZIP Code boundaries and
establish new ZIP Codes for the Arizona District.
Barcoded Label Precertification Program
We revised 503.9.4.3 and 503.10.4.4 to include a new Confirmation
Services/eVS Barcoded Label Precertification Program.
Standard Mail Volume
Incentive Program (aka Summer Sale)
We added 709.2.0 which describes the Standard Mail Volume Incentive Program.
Commonly known as the "Summer Sale," the Standard Mail Volume Incentive
Program is a volume incentive program for qualified high-volume mailers of
commercial or Nonprofit Standard Mail letters and flats mailed between July
1, 2009 and September 30, 2009. The program provides a 30 percent credit, to
participating mailers, for qualifying volume exceeding their USPS-determined
Extended Enrollment Period
for the Standard Mail Saturation Mail Volume Incentive Program
We revised 243.1.7.2 and
3126.96.36.199 to extend the enrollment period for participation in the
Saturation Mail Volume Incentive Program to August 1, 2009.
Labeling List Changes
We revised Labeling List L010 to reflect changes in mail processing
scheduled DMM update is August 3.