USPS: Do you know a flat-sized mailpiece when you see one?

The Postal Service wants to clear up a few misunderstandings about flat-sized mailpieces. Here’s what you should know: • First things first: Know how to recognize flat-sized mailpieces. The Domestic Mail Manual has all the information you need, especially chapters 101 and 201. Generally speaking, flat-sized mailpieces are no more than 15 inches long, no…

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USPS: Priority Mail Express label redesigned

The Postal Service has redesigned the Priority Mail Express label to ensure delivery accuracy. The new, single-ply label 11-B/11-F was introduced in July. It replaces the current, three-ply Priority Mail Express label 11-B/11-F. The redesigned label is expected to eliminate delivery challenges that result when the bottom copy is illegible because senders fail to press…

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Priority Mail Express 1-day shipment refunds explained

Many mailers turned to Priority Mail Express 1-day shipping this holiday season. Employees may remind customers that they will not qualify for refunds if USPS attempted to deliver any Priority Mail Express 1-day package mailed between Dec. 22, and Dec. 25, 2015, within two business days. USPS competitors use similar refund policies during the holidays. …

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