Pricing & Classification DMM Advisory

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

July 5, 2011

Combined Mailings of Standard Mail and Periodicals Flats

This final rule Federal Register provides a new option for mailers to combine Standard Mail® flats and Periodicals flats within the same bundle, when placed on pallets, and to combine bundles of Standard Mail flats and bundles of Periodicals flats on the same pallet.

Standard Mail service standards will apply to all Periodicals flats pieces entered in these combined mailings.

The entire final rule can be viewed on the Postal Explorer® website by clicking “Federal Register Notices” in the left blue navigation panel. The effective date is January 22, 2012.