Archive for August, 2014

USPS offers enhanced Mailpiece Design Analyst support to Mailers

by Janet Lockhart-Jones, Ed.D., MDC | August 19, 2014 | No Comments

On Monday, August 18th, 2014 The U.S Postal Service PostalOne!HelpDesk announced new Mailpiece Design Analyst support services.  Their new help desk platform, the The MDA Customer Service Help Desk is a centralized process that connects customers directly with Mailpiece Design Analysts (MDAs) who have specialized mailpiece design expertise. MDAs can provide advice and evaluate mail pieces for automation compatibility and automation-based prices. They […]


USPS September 7th Changes Receive PRC Approval

by Janet Lockhart-Jones, Ed.D., MDC | August 18, 2014 | No Comments

The U.S. Postal Regulatory Commission has approved the United States Postal Service’s® proposed changes to the Domestic Mail Manual (DMM®). This means that effective September 7, 2014, mailers will see changes in Priority Mail® pricing, and depending on the service selected, commercial mailers may see substantial commercial price decreases. That’s good news for Priority Mail® […]


USPS Publishes Final Rule on Priority Mail and other Proposed Changes for September 2014

by Janet Lockhart-Jones, Ed.D., MDC | August 14, 2014 | No Comments

The United States Postal Service® has published its Final Rule for proposed changes to the Domestic Mail Manual (DMM®), to reflect changes to some of the prices for Priority Mail® and the mailing standards for Premium Forwarding Service Commercial™ competitive products. The USPS initially filed notice with the U.S. Postal Regulatory Commission to adjust Priority Mail […]