Pricing & Classification DMM Advisory

Message board to keep postal customers informed of changes to mailing standards, services, and prices.

Welcome to the new DMM Advisory.

The Advisory keeps you informed about mailing issues that are important to your business. You will find updates to our mailing standards and prices, information about our Web tools, and helpful reminders about mailing issues. To subscribe to the DMM Advisory or to send comments and suggestions, email us at dmmadvisory@usps.com.


  1. December 27, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  2. December 20, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  3. December 18, 2013
    Announcement that the Federal Register published our final Domestic Mailing Services Price Change Federal Register Notice for the January 2014 price change.
  4. December 18, 2013
    Announcement that the Federal Register published our final rule for New Standards to Enhance Package Visibility effective January 26, 2014.
  5. December 17, 2013
    Announcement of Full-Service Certification Program.
  6. December 13, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  7. December 6, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  8. November 29, 2013
    Announcement that the Postal Regulatory Commission ruled to defer implementation of Full-Service Intelligent Mail Requirement for automation prices.
  9. November 21, 2013
    Announcement that the Federal Register published our final International and Domestic Shipping Services Price Change Federal Register Notices for the January 2014 price change.
  10. November 15, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  11. November 8, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  12. November 4, 2013
    Summary of November DMM revisions.
  13. November 1, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  14. October 25, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  15. October 22, 2013
    Summary of October DMM revisions.
  16. October 18, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  17. October 11, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  18. October 8, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  19. October 4, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  20. September 27, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  21. September 25, 2013
    Announcement of new prices effective January 2014.
  22. September 13, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  23. September 6, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  24. September 5, 2013
    Announcement of webinars regarding Full-Service Intelligent Mail® Requirements for Automation Prices.
  25. September 4, 2013
    Summary of September DMM revisions.
  26. August 28, 2013
    Announcement that the Federal Register published our final rule requiring all ballot types to include in their balloting materials a marking indicating that the proper amount of postage must be paid.
  27. August 16, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  28. August 9, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  29. August 2, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  30. July 29, 2013
    Summary of July DMM revisions.
  31. July 26, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  32. July 25, 2013
    Announcement of Package Simplification and Priority Mail Insurance Enhancements effective July 28, 2013.
  33. July 19, 2013
    Announcement of new ACS services.
  34. July 12, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  35. July 11, 2013
    Announcement that the June 2013 MailPro is available online.
  36. July 10, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  37. July 3, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  38. June 28, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  39. June 24, 2013
    PRC Statement on Technology Credit Promotion.
  40. June 21, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  41. June 14, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  42. June 7, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  43. June 4, 2013
    Summary of June DMM revisions.
  44. May 31, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  45. May 31, 2013
    Announcement that the Full-Service Technology Credit (Tech Credit) program is pending approval by the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC).
  46. May 24, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  47. May 17, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  48. May 10, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  49. May 8, 2013
    Deferred Implementation Date for CASS™/MASS™ Cycle O - August 1, 2015.
  50. May 7, 2013
    Summary of May DMM revisions.
  51. May 3, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  52. April 26, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  53. April 19, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  54. April 18, 2013
    Announcement that the Federal Register published our final rule implementing the use of full-service Intelligent Mail® to obtain automation prices, effective January 26, 2014.
  55. April 16, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  56. April 10, 2013
    Board of Governor's Statement on Five-Day Delivery.
  57. April 9, 2013
    Summary of April DMM revisions.
  58. April 5, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  59. March 22, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  60. March 21, 2013
    Summary of March DMM revisions.
  61. March 14, 2013
    Clarification of questions regarding Postage Statements and 2013 Promotions and Incentive Programs.
  62. March 14, 2013
    Announcement that July Postage Statements will be available on Postal Explorer®.
  63. March 14, 2013
    Announcement that the Federal Register published our proposed rule to remove obsolete standards about postage refunds and stamp exchanges.
  64. March 6, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  65. March 5, 2013
    Announcement that the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) confirmed the 48-cent price for all commercial First-Class Mail® residual letters - up to 2 ounces - from a presort mailing.
  66. February 28, 2013
    Reminder that Intelligent Mail container placards are required for full-service mailings when mailers prepare their mailings on pallets or in similar containers.
  67. February 22, 2013
    Announcement that the Federal Register published our final rule revising mailing standards to include new promotions and incentive programs that will be offered in 2013 for First-Class Mail and Standard Mail.
  68. February 22, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  69. February 21, 2013
    Announcement that the January/February 2013 MailPro is available online.
  70. February 15, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  71. February 6, 2013
    Announcement of standards limiting automation discounts for Periodicals letters and flats to Intelligent Mail® barcodes only.
  72. February 6, 2013
    Announcement of plans to transition to a new delivery schedule during the week of August 5, 2013.
  73. February 4, 2013
    Summary of January DMM revisions.
  74. February 1, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  75. January 25, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  76. January 18, 2013
    Announcement of change in reporting for Commercial Residual First-Class Mail letters.
  77. January 18, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  78. January 17, 2013
    Announcement of new Postage Statements effective January 27, 2013.
  79. January 14, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  80. January 7, 2013
    Announcement that the December 2012 MailPro is available online.
  81. January 4, 2013
    Announcement of revised standard for folded self-mailers.
  82. January 4, 2013
    Notice of the IMb Services Weekly Update.
  83. January 4, 2013
    Notice of PVDS price change effective January 27, 2013.
  84. January 3, 2013
    Postmaster General's statement on the adjournment of Congress.

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