Pricing & Classification DMM Advisory
Message board to keep postal customers informed of changes to mailing standards, services, and prices.
July 11, 2016
NEW Service Type IDs (STIDs) for Alternate Postage aka Share Mail
“Share Mail” Alternate Postage is an electronic postage payment mechanism for single-piece First-Class Mail® letters or postcards, addressed to any domestic address, that weigh no more than one ounce each. Alternate Postage has proven to be a viable option for senders to share information with numerous receivers. More information about Alternate Postage services is available in the Domestic Mail Manual section 604.5.5 — Alternate Postage.
The Table of Service Type Identifiers listing the newly assigned STIDs for use in the Intelligent Mail barcode on Share Mail can be found at: https://ribbs.usps.gov/stids.