Pricing & Classification DMM Advisory

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

March 5, 2013

Commercial Residual First-Class Mail Letters

Recently, 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. As a result, mailers must continue entering all residual pieces from a presort mailing on line B4 of the postage statement. The PRC’s order confirming the 48-cent price is Order No. 1661, under Docket No. MC2013-30, and can be found at

Complete information on the reporting and mail makeup of First-Class Mail residual letters can be found on RIBBS under Important Links on the Latest News page.