The resources listed below can help you design a mailpiece that will qualify for the best possible prices.
Mailpiece design analysts (MDAs) are postal employees specially trained to answer your questions about mailpiece design. These employees provide advice and issue rulings regarding acceptability for automated prices. MDAs provide technical assistance on mailpiece design to envelope manufacturers, printers, advertising agencies, and graphic designers.
Mailpiece design analysts are available for:
Lettershops and presort bureaus frequently have staff members that can help you design a mailpiece.
In addition, be sure to look at these Quick Service Guides:
QSG – 201a Designing Letters and Postcards for Automated Processing
QSG – 301 Physical Standards for Commercial Flats
QSG – 301a Designing Flats for Automated Processing
QSG – 401 Physical Standards for Commercial Parcels
QSG – 401a Designing Parcels for Automated Processing