Pricing & Classification DMM Advisory

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

November 2, 2012

Retirement of FastForward™ Technology

This final rule Federal Register Notice was published today. We have revised mailing standards in the Domestic Mail Manual (DMM®) to terminate the use of FastForward™ technology as a Move Update option for commercial First-Class Mail®, First-Class Package Service™, Standard Mail®, and Parcel Select Lightweight®.

Mailers may begin to use the NCOALink® MPE (mail processing equipment) licensed software system at any time to meet the Move Update standards.

See the entire notice at

The effective date is January 27, 2013.