Pricing & Classification DMM Advisory
December 21, 2011
January 2012 Price Change Federal Register Notices Published
In the month of December, four price change-related Federal Register Notices were published. All four final rules are available on the Postal Explorer® website at pe.usps.com. The effective date of each of the final rules is January 22, 2012.
International Product and Price Changes (Shipping Services) — We provide revised mailing standards in the International Mail Manual (IMM®) to reflect prices, product features, and classification changes to Shipping Services, including Global Express Guaranteed® (GXG®), Express Mail International®, and Priority Mail International®.
International Mail: New Prices and Fee Changes (Mailing Services) — We provide revised mailing standards throughout the various Individual Country Listings in the IMM to reflect price adjustments for Mailing Services — First-Class Mail International® and extra services.
Domestic Shipping Services Pricing and Mailing Standards Changes — We provide revised mailing standards in the Domestic Mail Manual (DMM®) to reflect changes to prices and mailing standards for Shipping Services, including Express Mail®, Priority Mail®, and First-Class Package Service™.
New Standards for Domestic Mailing Services — We provide revised mailing standards in the DMM, including several mail classification changes, modifications to mailpiece characteristics, and changes in classification terminology.