Quick Service Guide 707a
May 6, 2013
Prices include piece charges, pound prices (advertising and nonadvertising), Outside-County bundle and container charges, and applicable discounts.
— For trays or sacks on pallets, mailers pay the container price for each tray or sack, and not for the pallets. The container price for each tray or sack is based on the tray or sack level and where the pallet is entered.
Eligibility Standards (707.4.0)
For authorized publications (e.g., magazines and newspapers) whose primary purpose is transmitting information. Periodicals must be issued at least four times a year at a stated frequency from a known office of publication and be formed of printed sheets. General publications must have a legitimate list of subscribers, and requester publications must have a legitimate list of requesters or subscribers. All pieces within each mailing must be in the same processing category.
Records: maintained by publisher to support application and confirm eligibility for entry at Periodicals prices; specific standards by category.
Limits apply to advertising percentage and mailpiece components (e.g., independent material and products are not permitted at Periodicals prices). For advertising standards, see 707.6.1.3.
The simplified and exceptional address formats are prohibited on Periodicals publications intended to count as subscriber or requester copies to meet applicable circulation standards (602.3.1.2).
Advance deposit account(s) at original and each additional entry Post Office, unless authorized under Centralized Postage Payment (CPP) (707.).