Pricing & Classification DMM Advisory

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

May 9, 2012

POSTNET Barcode Discontinuation

On Thursday, May 3, the POSTNET™ Barcode Discontinuation final rule was posted on the Federal Register website and it is posted on the Postal Explorer® website under Federal Register Notices.

The final rule, which takes into consideration comments received from the mailing community, discontinues automation price eligibility based on the use of POSTNET™ barcodes on all types of mail. The implementation date is January 28, 2013.