68 FR 227 pgs. 66015-66020 - Domestic Mail Manual (DMM) Issue 58: Miscellaneous Amendments

Type: RULEVolume: 68Number: 227Pages: 66015 - 66020
FR document: [FR Doc. 03-29337 Filed 11-24-03; 8:45 am]
Agency: Postal Service
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POSTAL SERVICE

39 CFR Part 111

Domestic Mail Manual (DMM) Issue 58: Miscellaneous Amendments

AGENCY:

Postal Service

ACTION:

Final rule.

SUMMARY:

This document describes the numerous amendments consolidated in the Transmittal Letter for Issue 58 of the Domestic Mail Manual (DMM), which is incorporated by reference in Title 39 Code of Federal Regulations, part 111.1 (39 CFR 111.1). These amendments reflect changes in mail preparation requirements and other mailing rules and regulations.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

August 10, 2003.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Jane Stefaniak, United States Postal Service, Mailing Standards, (703) 292-3548.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Domestic Mail Manual (DMM), incorporated by reference in Title 39 Code of Federal Regulations, part 111, contains the basic standards of the U.S. Postal Service® (Postal Service) governing its domestic mail services, descriptions of the mail classes and special services and the conditions governing their use, and the standards for rate eligibility and mail preparation. The document is amended and republished periodically, with each issue sequentially numbered. DMM Issue 58, the current printed edition, is dated August 10, 2003. Issue 58 contains all changes published prior to that date. Announcements of the changes appearing in DMM Issue 58 were first published in the Federal Register and/or various issues of the Postal Bulletin, an official biweekly document published by the Postal Service. Interim updates to the DMM are posted monthly on the Postal Service Postal Explorer Web site ( http://pe.usps.gov ).

In addition, the revised table of contents for DMM Issue 58 is provided.

Domestic Mail Manual (DMM) Issue 58

Summary of Changes by DMM Module

AAddressing

A010.6.1 and 6.3 are revised to update the addressing requirements for overseas military mail. These revisions remove the requirement that mail sent to APO/FPO addresses include a military person's grade, rank, or rating in the address line. Effective 4-17-03.

A030 is added; A040 is redesignated as A020; A800.3.0 is deleted; and additional portions of Module A are revised to consolidate many of the critical addressing requirements for Presorted and automation rate mail and to update information for several Address Information System (AIS) products. Effective 6-12-03.

A030.1.4, A910.6.1, and A950.1.3 are revised to add National Change of Address Linkage System Product or NCOA Link as an additional method for preparing Presorted and automation rate First-Class Mail® pieces to meet the Move Update standard. Effective 6-26-03.

A030.1.4 is revised to clarify that all ancillary service endorsements, except "Forwarding Service Requested," meet the Move Update standard for Presorted and automation rate First-Class Mail. Effective 6-26-03.

A040.1.0 (renumbered A020.1.0) and A040.4.3 (renumbered E050.2.3) are revised to clarify the preparation requirements for letters and flats that use the simplified address format. Additionally, all congressional mailings using the simplified address format will use Tag 11 on all containers to ensure appropriate handling through downstream Postal Service processes. Effective 11-14-02.

CCharacteristics and Content

Portions of Module C are revised to consolidate many of the critical addressing requirements for Presorted and automation rate mail and to update information for several AIS products. Effective 6-12-03.

C010.1.0 and C600 are revised to add Customized MarketMail (CMM), a new option for mailing nonrectangular and irregular-shaped Regular Standard Mail and Nonprofit Standard Mail pieces. Effective 8-10-03.

C021, C023, C024.18.0, C050.2.2 are revised to align the Postal Service mailing standards for Division 6.2 infectious substances with the regulations adopted by the U.S. Department of Transportation and to incorporate other minor changes and clarifications related to hazardous materials mailing standards. Effective 6-12-03.

C050.2.2 and C100.2.7c are revised to correct and clarify the text. Effective 4-3-03.

C100 is revised to clarify and expand the standards that apply to First-Class Mail card rates. Effective 10-3-02.

C100 and C700.1.0 are revised to clarify that, for First-Class Mail or Package Services, Delivery Confirmation TM or Signature Confirmation TM may be used only for parcels and not for letter-size or flat-size mail. Effective 7-10-03.

C100.2.6 is revised to further clarify the format standards for displaying a message area on the address side of a First-Class Mail card rate mailpiece that is divided horizontally. Effective 4-3-03.

C200.3.0 and C820.7.0 are revised to reorganize and clarify the existing standards that apply to the uniformity of automation flats. Effective 11-14-02.

C600.4.0 is revised to clarify that Customized MarketMail (CMM) pieces, whether letter-size or flat-size, are not subject to the Standard Mail nonmachinable surcharge in E620. Effective 8-10-03.

C810.7.0 is added to allow repositionable notes to be applied to First-Class Mail and Standard Mail letter-size pieces that otherwise qualify for automation letter rates, if certain standards are met. A repositionable note is a 3 inch by 3 inch paper attached to a letter-size mailpiece with an adhesive strip. The note is designed to be removed by the recipient and "repositioned" for future reference or use ( e.g. , on a telephone, refrigerator, or computer). Effective 4-3-03.

C820 Exhibit 4.1b (renumbered C820.4.2 and C820.4.3) is revised to clarify the wrapping instructions for the automated flat sorting machine (AFSM) 100 polywrapped automation flats. Effective 9-5-02.

C820.1.0 and C820.4.0 are revised to clarify standards for the use of polywrap for flat-size mailpieces claimed at automation rates and the certification program for polywrap. Effective 7-10-03.

C850.1.4 is revised to amend the barcode requirements for Delivery Confirmation and Signature Confirmation labels. Effective 6-27-02.

C850.3.1 is revised to allow the placement of the postal routing barcode in locations other than adjacent to the address. Effective 8-7-03.

DDeposit, Collection, and Delivery

D042.7.0 is revised to add CMM, a new option for mailing nonrectangular and irregular-shaped Regular Standard Mail and Nonprofit Standard Mail pieces. Effective 8-10-03.

D072 is revised to clarify the application process for drop shipment authorization of presorted metered mail and to specify that mailers must pay the applicable mailing fees and meet all other conditions for presenting mail for verification and acceptance at the office(s) of entry. Effective 6-12-03.

EEligibility

Portions of Module E are revised to consolidate many of the critical addressing requirements for Presorted and automation rate mail and to update information for several AIS products. Effective 6-12-03.

Module E is revised to change mail preparation standards for AFSM 100-compatible flat-size mail for Periodicals, Standard Mail, and Bound Printed Matter (BPM) mailings. In addition, there are changes to Periodicals flat-size and irregular parcel mailings, Standard Mail flat-size mailings, and BPM flat-size and irregular parcel mailings that are placed in certain 3-digit sacks, on 5-digit scheme pallets, and on optional 3-digit pallets. Effective 1-9-03.

E010.2.3 is revised to correct and clarify the text. Effective 4-3-03.

E040 is revised to clarify and simplify the eligibility standards for free matter for the blind and other physically handicapped persons. Effective 8-8-02.

E110 is revised to clarify and expand the standards that apply to First-Class Mail card rates. Effective 10-3-02.

E230.3.3 is revised to clarify the preparation requirements for letters and flats that use the simplified address format. Additionally, all congressional mailings using the simplified address format will use Tag 11 on all containers to ensure appropriate handling through downstream Postal Service processes. Effective 11-14-02.

E230.4.0 is deleted since the text on Periodicals publications prepared in combined or copalletized mailings is clarified and expanded in M230. Effective 3-6-03.

E610.2.3 is revised to clarify the eligibility standards for computer-prepared material mailed at Standard Mail rates. Effective 6-12-03.

E610.9.0 is revised to allow mailers to use the "Change Service Requested" endorsement with Delivery Confirmation and Signature Confirmation. Effective 10-3-02.

E620.4.0 and E660.2.0 are revised to clarify that CMM pieces, whether letter-size or flat-size, are not subject to the Standard Mail nonmachinable surcharge in E620. Effective 8-10-03.

E650, E751, and E752.2.0 are revised to include changes to the standards governing the deposit of destination bulk mail center (DBMC) rate Standard Mail and Package Services machinable parcels at the Buffalo auxiliary service facility (ASF) and the Pittsburgh bulk mail center (BMC). Effective 11-14-02.

E650.1.3 and E752.1.2 are revised to clarify the application of the minimum volume requirement for Standard Mail and BPM prepared using plant-verified drop shipment (PVDS) procedures. Effective 7-10-03.

E650.5.4 is revised to allow mailers the option of placing onto BMC and ASF pallets specially sorted packages, sacks, and trays of mixed area distribution center (ADC) Standard Mail. Effective 10-3-02.

E660 is added and E110.1.1, E610, E620.3.0, E630.5.0, E650.1.1, and E710.1.1 are revised to add CMM, a new option for mailing nonrectangular and irregular-shaped Regular Standard Mail and Nonprofit Standard Mail pieces. Effective 8-10-03.

E670.5.11 is revised to update the maximum value of low-cost items mailable at the Nonprofit Standard Mail rates. Effective 2-6-03.

E670.11.4 is revised to provide that an organization's primary authorization to mail at Nonprofit Standard Mail rates will not be revoked for nonuse if the organization has mailed at the nonprofit rates at any additional mailing office based upon that primary authorization. Effective 5-1-03.

E751 Exhibit 6.0 is revised to add a ZIP Code for Parcel Select® mail entered at a BMC. Effective 6-27-02.

E751 Exhibit 8.0 is corrected to delete five ZIP Codes and add one ZIP Code. Effective 10-3-02.

E751 Exhibit 8.0 is amended to add ZIP Codes. Effective 12-12-02.

E751 Exhibit 8.0 is amended to delete ZIP Codes. Effective 5-1-03.

E751 Exhibit 8.0 is amended to delete two ZIP Codes. Effective 8-7-03.

FForwarding and Related Services

Portions of Module F are revised to consolidate many of the critical addressing requirements for Presorted and automation rate mail and to update information for several AIS products. Effective 6-12-03.

F010 and F030 are revised to expand and clarify the standards related to Address Change Service (ACS). Effective 1-23-03.

F010.5.0 is revised to allow mailers to use the "Change Service Requested" endorsement with Delivery Confirmation and Signature Confirmation. Effective 10-3-02.

F010.5.0 is revised to incorporate changes and clarifications related to hazardous materials mailing standards. Effective 6-12-03.

F010.5.3 is revised to add CMM, a new option for mailing nonrectangular and irregular-shaped Regular Standard Mail and Nonprofit Standard Mail pieces. Effective 8-10-03.

GGeneral Information

G091, G092, and G095 are redesignated as G991, G992, and G995, respectively; G900 is redesignated as G090; and G910 is added to provide requirements for negotiated service agreements (NSAs) that would be treated as comparable to those which form the basis for experimental mail classifications established in accordance with Chapter 36 of Title 39 of the United States Code. Published in PB 22104 (6-12-03).

G092 (renumbered G992) is added to implement a new experiment testing whether additional rate incentives will encourage the copalletization and drop shipment of individual Periodicals publications. The experiment includes two per piece discounts for copalletization of Periodicals publications that otherwise would have been prepared in sacks. Effective 4-20-03.

G092 (renumbered G992) is revised to specify that certain co-palletization data must be reported on a monthly basis under 3.0 and is not required at the time of mailing. Effective 4-20-03.

G995 is deleted to reflect the expiration of the experimental classification for Presorted Priority Mail. Effective 7-15-03.

LLabeling Lists

Labeling lists are periodically updated to reflect changes in mail processing operations. Please see individual lists.

Module L is revised to change mail preparation standards for AFSM 100-compatible flat-size mail for Periodicals, Standard Mail, and BPM mailings. In addition, there are changes to Periodicals flat-size and irregular parcel mailings, Standard Mail flat-size mailings, and BPM flat-size and irregular parcel mailings that are placed in certain 3-digit sacks, on 5-digit scheme pallets, and on optional 3-digit pallets. Effective 1-9-03.

L601 and L602 are revised to include changes to the standards governing the deposit of DBMC rate Standard Mail and Package Services machinable parcels at the Buffalo ASF and the Pittsburgh BMC. Effective 11-14-02.

MMail Preparation and Sortation

Portions of Module M are revised to consolidate many of the critical addressing requirements for Presorted and automation rate mail and to update information for several AIS products. Effective 6-12-03.

Module M is revised to change mail preparation standards for AFSM 100-compatible flat-size mail for Periodicals, Standard Mail, and BPM mailings. In addition, there are changes to Periodicals flat-size and irregular parcel mailings, Standard Mail flat-size mailings, and BPM flat-size and irregular parcel mailings that are placed in certain 3-digit sacks, on 5-digit scheme pallets, and on optional 3-digit pallets. Effective 1-9-03.

M013 is revised to expand and clarify the standards related to ACS. Effective 1-23-03.

M013.2.0 is revised and M013.3.0 is added to allow placement of an ACS participant code in a new optional location. Effective 10-3-02.

M013.2.5, M045.3.2, M610, M810.2.2, and M820.5.3 are revised to allow mailers the option of placing onto BMC and ASF pallets specially sorted packages, sacks, and trays of mixed ADC Standard Mail. Effective 10-3-02.

Exhibit M013.2.5, M610.2.2, M810.2.2, and M820.5.3 are revised to correct the DMM standards that allow mailers preparing mail on pallets under the option in M045.3.2 to use L802 to label packages, sacks, and trays of mixed ADC mail and mixed AADC mail placed onto BMC and ASF pallets. Effective 5-1-03.

M013.3.2 is revised to allow placement of an ACS participant code on flat-size mailpieces. Effective 1-9-03.

M031.1.7, M031.4.11, M032.1.3, M045.8.2, and M230 are revised to clarify when it is permissible to use the designation "NEWS" rather than the designation "PER" on Line 2 (the content line) of labels that identify sacks, trays, and pallets containing copies of Periodicals publications prepared in combined mailings or in copalletized mailings. Effective 3-6-03.

M032, M033.2.2, and M910.3.0 are revised to clarify the use of letter trays rather than sacks when preparing and palletizing certain sizes of Standard Mail flat-size pieces and to add co-traying as an option. Effective 7-10-03.

M032, M033.1.2, M033.2.0, M610.1.1, M610.4.5, M620.1.1, and M820.5.2 are revised to allow mailers to use letter trays rather than sacks when preparing and palletizing certain sizes of Standard Mail flat-size pieces. This option applies to Standard Mail flat-size pieces claimed at automation rates, as well as flat-size pieces claimed at Enhanced Carrier Route rates. Effective 11-14-02.

M033.2.2c is revised to allow the placement of smaller size pieces in two rows in a single tray, provided that the two rows run parallel to each other, with the address side of the pieces all faced toward the end (short dimension) of the tray and perpendicular to the entire length (long dimension) of the tray. Effective 2-6-03.

M041 is revised by excluding the use of metal strapping or metal banding material for securing pallets of mail, whether an individual pallet of mail, a pallet composed of several individual pallets stacked to form a single unit, or a pallet with a pallet box containing mail. Effective 5-30-03.

M050.2.0 is deleted to support new procedures for calculating revenue deficiencies for sequenced mail. Effective 11-14-02.

M110.1.0 is revised to correct and clarify the text. Effective 4-3-03.

M110.1.0c is corrected to state that all permit imprint mail must be faced and packaged. Effective 4-17-03.

M220.1.1 and M220.3.0 are revised to clarify the preparation requirements for letters and flats that use the simplified address format. Additionally, all congressional mailings using the simplified address format will use Tag 11 on all containers to ensure appropriate handling through downstream Postal Service processes. Effective 11-14-02.

M610.1.4 and M620.1.3 are deleted and M820.1.8 and M820.1.10 are revised to eliminate the letter-size preparation requirements for nonautomation Standard Mail pieces combined in a mailing with palletized automation flats. Effective 8-8-02.

M610.2.1 is revised to correct an error in the packaging standards for Standard Mail machinable letter-size pieces. Effective 3-6-03.

M610.4.3, M820.5.1, and M950.3.2 are revised to change the minimum number of pieces required for 5-digit packages of automation and Presorted rate Standard Mail flats. Effective 9-5-02.

M660 is added and M011.1.4, M012.2.1, M032 Exhibit 1.3, and M072.1.0 are revised to add CMM, a new option for mailing nonrectangular and irregular-shaped Regular Standard Mail and Nonprofit Standard Mail pieces. Effective 8-10-03.

M820.5.1 is revised to clarify the packaging standards for automation rate Standard Mail flat-size pieces sorted using the 5-digit scheme under L007. Effective 3-6-03.

M910 and M950 are revised to provide new mail preparation standards for the co-packaging and co-sacking of flat-size BPM mailpieces. Related revisions are made to M011, M032, M722, and M820 to support the new co-packaging and co-sacking standards. Effective 4-3-03.

M910.1.1h, M910.2.1g, M910.3.1h, M920.2.1m, and M940.2.1l are corrected to remove the references to Manifest Analysis and Certification (MAC) software. Effective 2-6-03.

M920.1.5f, M920.2.5e, M930.1.5f, M930.2.4e, M940.1.5f, and M940.2.4e are corrected to remove the references to 5-digit scheme (L001) pallets. Effective 2-6-03.

M920.2.5, M930.2.4, and M940.2.4 are revised to allow mailers using the advanced preparation options for flat-size mail to place certain mixed ADC packages on ASF or BMC pallets. Effective 2-6-03.

PPostage and Payment Methods

P014 is revised to update the administrative charges for processing refunds for unused meter stamps and business reply mail pieces returned with postage affixed. Effective 1-1-03.

P014 is revised to clarify the refund policy for unused postage evidencing system indicia on mailpieces or labels. Effective 7-11-02.

P014.4.1, P014.4.12, P014.4.13, and P040.1.1 are revised to correct and clarify the text. Effective 4-3-03.

P023.3.1 and P023.3.2 are revised to clarify the approval process for mailer authorizations to preprint rate markings on precanceled stamps or to use a precancel postmark on adhesive stamps, stamped cards, and stamped envelopes. Effective 3-6-03.

P030 is revised to clarify the required contents and format of meter indicia printed by meters and other postage evidencing systems in Postal Service facilities. Effective 1-9-03.

P030 is revised to clarify the required contents and format of meter indicia. Effective 10-3-02.

Exhibit P040.4.1b is revised to add CMM, a new option for mailing nonrectangular and irregular-shaped Regular Standard Mail and Nonprofit Standard Mail pieces. Effective 8-10-03.

RRates and Fees

R600 is revised to add CMM, a new option for mailing nonrectangular and irregular-shaped Regular Standard Mail and Nonprofit Standard Mail pieces. Effective 8-10-03.

R900.4.0 is revised to change all instances of "per piece charges" to "per piece fees." This change aligns the text in the DMM with the terminology used in the Domestic Mail Classification Schedule (DMCS), which is part of Title 39 Code of Federal Regulations (39 CFR). Effective 7-10-03.

R900.9.0 is revised to reflect the implementation of Confirm service. Effective 9-22-02.

SSpecial Services

S070.1.1 and S500.2.0 are revised to add CMM, a new option for mailing nonrectangular and irregular-shaped Regular Standard Mail and Nonprofit Standard Mail pieces. Effective 8-10-03.

S500.1.2 and S919.1.5 are revised to add new options for obtaining proof of delivery information for Express Mail and Signature Confirmation. Effective 7-10-03.

S911 and S912 are revised to include the toll-free number and clarify the options for retrieving the delivery status of Registered Mail and Certified Mail. Effective 5-20-03.

S918 and S919 are revised to add new language for the preparation and submission of PS Form 3152. Effective 7-11-02.

S918.1.0 and S919.1.0 are revised to clarify that, for First-Class Mail or Package Services, Delivery Confirmation or Signature Confirmation may be used only for parcels and not for letter-size or flat-size mail. Effective 7-10-03.

S922, S923, and S924 are revised to change all instances of "per piece charges" to "per piece fees." This change aligns the text in the DMM with the terminology used in the Domestic Mail Classification Schedule (DMCS), which is part of Title 39 Code of Federal Regulations (39 CFR). Effective 7-10-03.

S922.4.0 is amended to allow the "No Postage Necessary" imprint, the business reply legend, and the horizontal bars required on business reply mail to be printed on an insert appearing through an address window. Effective 11-28-02.

S941 is added to reflect the implementation of Confirm" service. Effective 9-22-02.

List of Subjects in 39 CFR Part 111

Administrative practice and procedure, Postal Service.

In consideration of the foregoing, 39 CFR part 111 is amended as set forth below:

PART 111-[AMENDED]

1. The authority citation for 39 CFR part 111 continues to read as follows:

Authority:

5 U.S.C. 552(a); 39 U.S.C. 101, 401, 403, 404, 414, 3001-3011, 3201-3219, 3403-3406, 3621, 3626, 5001.

2. The table at the end of Section 111.3(f) is amended by correcting the entry for Transmittal letter issue 56 and adding a new entry for Transmittal letter issue 58 to read as follows:

§ 111.3 Amendments to the Domestic Mail Manual.

(f) * * *

Transmittal letter for issue Dated Federal Register publication
*****
56 January 7, 2001 66 FR 8370.
*****
58 August 10, 2003 [INSERT FR CITATION FOR THIS FINAL RULE].

3. Section 111.5 is revised to read as follows:

§ 111.5 Contents of the Domestic Mail Manual.

AADDRESSING

A000Basic Addressing

A010General Addressing Standards

A020Alternative Addressing Standards

A030Address Quality

A060Detached Address Labels (DALs)

A800Addressing for Barcoding

A900Customer Support

A910Mailing List Services

A920Address Sequencing Services

A930Other Services

A950Coding Accuracy Support System (CASS)

CCHARACTERISTICS AND CONTENT

C000General Information

C010General Mailability Standards

C020Restricted or Nonmailable Articles and Substances

C021Articles and Substances Generally

C022Perishables

C023Hazardous Materials

C024Other Restricted or Nonmailable Matter

C030Nonmailable Written, Printed, and Graphic Matter

C031Written, Printed, and Graphic Matter Generally

C032Sexually Oriented Advertisements

C033Pandering Advertisements

C050Mail Processing Categories

C100First-Class Mail

C200Periodicals

C500Express Mail

C600Standard Mail

C700Package Services

C800Automation-Compatible Mail

C810Letters and Cards

C820Flats

C840Barcoding Standards for Letters and Flats

C850Barcoding Standards for Parcels

DDEPOSIT, COLLECTION, AND DELIVERY

D000Basic Information

D010Pickup Service

D020Plant Load

D030Recall of Mail

D040Delivery of Mail

D041Customer Mail Receptacles

D042Conditions of Delivery

D070Drop Shipment

D071Express Mail and Priority Mail

D072Metered Mail

D100First-Class Mail

D200Periodicals

D210Basic Information

D230Additional Entry

D500Express Mail

D600Standard Mail

D700Package Services

D900Other Delivery Services

D910Post Office Box Service

D920Caller Service

D930General Delivery and Firm Holdout

EELIGIBILITY

E000Special Eligibility Standards

E010Overseas Military Mail

E020Department of State Mail

E030Mail Sent by U.S. Armed Forces

E040Free Matter for the Blind and Other Physically Handicapped Persons

E050Official Mail (Franked)

E060Official Mail (Penalty)

E070Mixed Classes

E080Absentee Balloting Materials

E100First-Class Mail

E110Basic Standards

E120Priority Mail

E130Nonautomation Rates

E140Automation Rates

E150Qualified Business Reply Mail (QBRM)

E200Periodicals

E210Basic Standards

E211All Periodicals

E212Qualification Categories

E213Periodicals Mailing Privileges

E214Reentry

E215Copies Not Paid or Requested by Addressee

E216Publisher Records

E217Basic Rate Eligibility

E220Presorted Rates

E230Carrier Route Rates

E240Automation Rates

E250Destination Entry

E260Ride Along

E270Preferred Periodicals

E500Express Mail

E600Standard Mail

E610Basic Standards

E620Presorted Rates

E630Enhanced Carrier Route Rates

E640Automation Rates

E650Destination Entry

E660Customized MarketMail

E670Nonprofit Standard Mail

E700Package Services

E710Basic Standards

E711Parcel Post

E712Bound Printed Matter

E713Media Mail

E714Library Mail

E750Destination Entry

E751Parcel Select

E752Bound Printed Matter

E753Combining Package Services Parcels

FFORWARDING AND RELATED SERVICES

F000Basic Services

F010Basic Information

F020Forwarding

F030Address Correction, Address Change, FASTforward, and Return Services

GGENERAL INFORMATION

G000The USPS and Mailing Standards

G010Basic Business Information

G011Post Offices and Postal Services

G013Trademarks and Copyrights

G020Mailing Standards

G030Postal Zones

G040Information Resources

G042Rates and Classification Service Centers

G043Address List for Correspondence

G090Philatelic Services

G900Experimental Classification and Rate Filings

G910Negotiated Service Agreements

G911Capital One Services, Inc. NSA

G990Experimental Classifications and Rates

G991NetPost Mailing Online

G992Outside-County Periodicals Copalletization Drop-Ship Classification

LLABELING LISTS

L000General Use

L0015-Digit Scheme-Periodicals Flats and Irregular Parcels, Standard Mail Flats, and BPM Flats

L0023-Digit ZIP Code Prefix Matrix

L0033-Digit ZIP Code Prefix Groups-3-Digit Scheme Sortation

L0043-Digit ZIP Code Prefix Groups-ADC Sortation

L0053-Digit ZIP Code Prefix Groups-SCF Sortation

L0065-Digit Metro Scheme

L0075-Digit Scheme-Periodicals, Standard Mail, and BPM Flats in Packages

L600Standard Mail and Package Services

L601BMCs

L602ASFs

L603ADCs-Irregular Standard Mail Parcels

L604Originating ADCs-Standard Mail Irregular Parcels

L605BMCs/ASFs-Nonmachinable Parcel Post BMC Presort and OBMC Presort

L6065-Digit Scheme-Standard Mail and Package Services Parcels

L800Automation Rate Mailings

L801AADCs-Letter-Size Mailings

L802BMC/ASF Entry-Periodicals, Standard Mail, and Bound Printed Matter

L803Non-BMC/ASF Entry-Periodicals, Standard Mail, and Bound Printed Matter

MMAIL PREPARATION AND SORTATION

M000General Preparation Standards

M010Mailpieces

M011Basic Standards

M012Markings and Endorsements

M013Optional Endorsement Lines

M014Carrier Route Information Lines

M020Packages

M030Containers

M031Labels

M032Barcoded Labels

M033Sacks and Trays

M040Pallets

M041General Standards

M045Palletized Mailings

M050Delivery Sequence

M070Mixed Classes

M071Basic Information

M072Express Mail and Priority Mail Drop Shipment

M073Combined Mailings of Standard Mail and Package Services Parcels

M074Plant Load Mailings

M100First-Class Mail (Nonautomation)

M110Single-Piece First-Class Mail

M120Priority Mail

M130Presorted First-Class Mail

M200Periodicals (Nonautomation)

M210Presorted Periodicals

M220Carrier Route Periodicals

M230Combining Multiple Editions or Publications

M500Express Mail

M600Standard Mail (Nonautomation)

M610Presorted Standard Mail

M620Enhanced Carrier Route Standard Mail

M660Customized Marketmail

M700Package Services

M710Parcel Post

M720Bound Printed Matter

M721Single-Piece Bound Printed Matter

M722Presorted Bound Printed Matter

M723Carrier Route Bound Printed Matter

M730Media Mail

M740Library Mail

M800All Automation Mail

M810Letter-Size Mail

M820Flat-Size Mail

M900Advanced Preparation Options for Flats

M910Co-Traying and Co-Sacking Package of Automation and Presorted Mailings

M920Merged Containerization of Packages Using the City State Product

M930Merged Palletization of Packages Using a 5% Threshold

M940Merged Palletization of Packages Using the City State Product and a 5% Threshold

M950Co-Packaging Automation Rate and Presorted Rate Pieces

PPOSTAGE AND PAYMENT METHODS

P000Basic Information

P010General Standards

P011Payment

P012Documentation

P013Rate Application and Computation

P014Refunds and Exchanges

P020Postage Stamps and Stationery

P021Stamped Stationery

P022Postage Stamps

P023Precanceled Stamps

P030Postage Meters (Postage Evidencing Systems)

P040Permit Imprints

P070Mixed Classes

P100First-Class Mail

P200Periodicals

P500Express Mail

P600Standard Mail

P700Package Services

P900Special Postage Payment Systems

P910Manifest Mailing System (MMS)

P920Optional Procedure (OP) Mailing System

P930Alternate Mailing Systems (AMS)

P950Plant-Verified Drop Shipment (PVDS)

P960First-Class or Standard Mail Mailings With Different Payment Methods

RRATES AND FEES

R000Stamps and Stationery

R100First-Class Mail

R200Periodicals

R500Express Mail

R600Standard Mail

R700Package Services

R900Services

SSPECIAL SERVICES

S000Miscellaneous Services

S010Indemnity Claims

S020Money Orders and Other Services

S070Mixed Classes

S500Special Services for Express Mail

S900Special Postal Services

S910Security and Accountability

S911Registered Mail

S912Certified Mail

S913Insured Mail

S914Certificate of Mailing

S915Return Receipt

S916Restricted Delivery

S917Return Receipt for Merchandise

S918Delivery Confirmation

S919Signature Confirmation

S920Convenience

S921Collect on Delivery (COD) Mail

S922Business Reply Mail (BRM)

S923Merchandise Return Service

S924Bulk Parcel Return Service

S930Handling

S940Mailpiece Information

S941Confirm Service

IINDEX INFORMATION

I000Information

I010Summary of Changes

I020References

I021Forms Glossary

I022Subject Index

Stanley F. Mires,

Chief Counsel, Legislative.

[FR Doc. 03-29337 Filed 11-24-03; 8:45 am]

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