USPS has published updated guides – seeking industry feedback

07/05/2016

Industry Alert

The Postal Service released a draft of the Publication for Streamlined Mail Acceptance for Letters and Flats in November of 2015.  They received valuable feedback from the Industry that included separating the Publication content into distinct categories:

  • Mail Preparation Requirements: Reference the appropriate section of the DMM
  • Policies and Processes: Streamlined Mail Entry for Letters and Flats Publication
  • User Guides/Screenshots: Guide to Streamlined Mail Entry for Letters and Flats Reporting
  • Technical Specifications: Respective Mail.dat® and Mail.XML™ Tech Specs

The Mailing Industry is encouraged to review and provide feedback on the updated Publication for Streamlined Mail Acceptance for Letters and Flats and the Guide to Streamlined Mail Entry for Letters and Flats Reporting no later than July 31, 2016. Feedback should be sent to mailacceptancepubs@usps.gov.