December 8, 2010
December DMM Update
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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:
Paid Forwarding Ancillary Service Endorsement Option
507.4.2.9 to provide a new
endorsement option "Change Service Requested" for mailers using Shipper Paid
Forwarding (SPF) for Standard Mail, Package Services, or Parcel Select
Clarification of the Reduced
Overflow Option for Automation Letters
245.7.5 to clarify standards that
apply to mail preparation for First-Class Mail and Standard Mail automation
letters in trays.
Change in ZIP Code for
Washington DC Network Distribution Center: Revision to Destination Entry
We revised exhibits
466.4.4, to reflect the changing of
the Washington DC Network Distribution Center (NDC) ZIP Code from 20499 to
Automation Letters —
Perforated Pocket Attachments
201.3.13 to authorize the use of
perforated pocket(s) as attachments on letter-size mail when postage is paid
at automation letter prices.
Indemnity Coverage Increase
609.4.2 to permanently increase the
purchase limit for domestic Click-N-Ship® online insurance coverage up to
Packaging Standards for Mail Processed at Network Distribution Centers
601.7.2 that applies to packaging
books and printed matter for mail processed at Network Distribution Centers.
We published this revision in the December 2, 2010, Postal Bulletin.
We revised labeling lists
L801 to reflect changes in mail
scheduled DMM update is January 2.