Archive for August 3rd, 2009

DMM Advisory – DMM Updates for August ’09

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New Barcode Placement Standards for Automation Letters
Revised 202.5.3 and 507.9.8.1 to implement a more liberal barcode placement standard for mailers printing a barcode in the lower right corner of automation letters, barcoded carrier route letters, or Business Reply Mail pieces.

Clarification of Standards Relating to Mailpieces Bearing a Simplified Address
We revised 245.6.8.4, 245.6.8.5, 345.6.9.4, and 345.6.9.5 to provide clarification relating to delivery sequence standards for mailpieces bearing a simplified address.

Expanded Eligibility Criteria for the Saturation Mail Volume Incentive Program for Standard Mail
We revised 243.1.7.1 and 343.1.6.1 to expand the eligibility criteria for the Saturation Mail Volume Incentive Program.
Labeling Lists
We revised labeling lists L001, L007, L009, L010, L201, L601, L602, L605, and L606 to reflect changes in mail processing operations.

The next scheduled DMM update is September 8.

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August 3rd, 2009 at 12:43 pm

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Will the USPS Seek An ‘Exigent’ Rate Increase?

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August 3rd, 2009 at 10:02 am

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New MTAC WG #130 “Communicating Features and Benefits of Confirm Service”

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I am pleased to be the Industry Co-Chair, along with USPS Co-Chair Nykesha Kemp-Hirst, in leading a new MTAC work group that is currently forming, to consider Confirm Service.  We are currently putting together a roster, please contact me directly for more information, or if you would like to participate.

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August 3rd, 2009 at 10:00 am

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