Pricing & Classification DMM Advisory
January 29, 2019
January DMM Update
Postal Explorer® (pe.usps.com) is your source for up-to-date mailing standards. The Domestic Mail Manual (DMM®) is fully searchable on Postal Explorer and features fly-out menus, cross-reference links, and an extensive subject index. January 27, 2019, we updated our mailing standards to include the following changes:
Change Address Quality Threshold for Intelligent Mail Package Barcode
We revisedsection 188.8.131.52 to update the Address Quality (AQ) Compliance threshold, for all mailers who enter commercial parcels. We published this information in the December 20, 2018, Postal Bulletin.
New Mailing Standards for Domestic Mailing Services Products
We revised various sections of the DMM to implement the changes coincident with the price adjustments and other minor DMM changes. We published this information in the December 20, 2019, Postal Bulletin.
Domestic Competitive Products Pricing and Mailing Standards Changes
We revised various sections of the DMM to reflect changes to certain prices and mailing standards for certain Competitive Products. We published this information in the December 20, 2018, Postal Bulletin.
Products Mailable at Nonprofit USPS Marketing Mail Prices
We revised section 703.1.6.11 to update the value of low-cost items mailed at Nonprofit USPS Marketing Mail Prices. We published this information in the December 20, 2018, Postal Bulletin.
Priority Mail Express and Priority Mail, Open and Distribute Labeling Clarification
We revised section 705.18.5 to clarify the facility delivery address used for Priority Mail Express Open and Distribute® (PMEOD) and Priority Mail Open and Distribute® (PMOD) containers. We published this information in the November 22, 2018, Postal Bulletin.
Our next scheduled DMM update is March 4, 2019.