Pricing & Classification DMM Advisory
January 17, 2014
IMb™ Services Update
January 26, 2014 Mailing Services and Shipping Services Price Change Update — Plant-Verified Drop Shipment — Mailing Services and Shipping Services prices are changing on January 26, 2014, so plant-verified drop shipment (PVDS) mailings will be verified and accepted as follows:
Current Prices — PVDS mailings verified and paid for before January 26, 2014, using the current prices, will be accepted at destination entry postal facilities through February 9, 2014, when presented with appropriate verification and payment documentation.
New Prices — PVDS mailings may be verified and paid for beginning January 13, 2014, using the new prices, provided the shipments are not deposited at destination entry postal facilities until January 26, 2014, or later, when presented with appropriate verification and payment documentation.
- For mailings with electronic documentation, mailers must enter a Mail Arrival Date that is on or after January 26, 2014.
- For mailings with hard copy postage statements, USPS acceptance employees must enter a Mail Arrival Date that is on or after January 26, 2014.
Full-Service Onboarding — The Postal Service encourages mailers to migrate to the use of Full-Service Intelligent Mail® when mailing First-Class Mail® postcards, letters, and flats, Standard Mail® letters and flats, Periodicals letters and flats and Bound Printed Matter flats.
Full-Service Related Webinars — We are hosting a series of webinars to assist mailers in the migration and we suggest mailers attend at least one of each session in the series to get the most out of using Full-Service Intelligent Mail. Log on links will be provided for these webinars when available.
Topic: Intelligent Mail Package Barcodes
Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Time: 3 p.m. EST
Meeting Number: 749 766 341
Call-in Number: 1-678-317-2063
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Full-Service Feedback — Friday, January 31, 2014, 1:30 pm EST