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Quick Service Guide 705f
Destination Entry Discounts (DNDC/DADC/DSCF/DDU)
January 22, 2012
Physical Standards (453.1.0)
Standard Mail, Parcel Select, Bound Printed Matter, and Periodicals may be eligible for further discounts if the mail is entered closer to its destination.
After mail is verified and postage is paid at the facility where the mailer holds the permit, the mail can be taken to three places to receive a destination entry discount: a destination network distribution center (DNDC) (or destination area distribution center (DADC) for Periodicals), a destination sectional center facility (DSCF), or a destination delivery unit (DDU). The discount received depends on where the mail is entered.
Prices and Fees
Discount varies by destination and class of mail, subject to payment of applicable mailing fees.
All mail must meet the eligibility, volume, and preparation standards for the class of mail and price claimed.
Standard Mail (see 246 for letters, 346 for flats, or 446 for parcels):
Minimum volume: 200 or more addressed pieces (or 50 pounds) per mailing. Regular and Nonprofit Standard Mail meeting the basic standards in 243.2.0, 343.2.0, or 443.2.0 may qualify for DNDC, DSCF, or DDU discounts.
Parcel Select Destination Entry (456.2.0):
Bound Printed Matter (363 for flats or 463 for parcels):
Letter-size and nonletter-size pieces (not eligible for In-County prices), when deposited at an SCF or a designated facility (L005) and addressed for delivery within the service area of the facility, including when part of a 3-digit scheme combination in L008.
Nonletter-size piece only, when deposited at a DDU (707.28.4.1) and prepared as follows: