Link to contents

Pictured: Postal Bulletin, Published Since March 4, 1880. PB 22045, March 8, 2001.


The Postal Bulletin is also available on the World Wide Web at for customers and at for employees.

Administrative Services

ASM Revision: Postal Service Brand Equity and
Commercial Advertising Policy

Directives and Forms Update

Correction: Directives and Forms Update - Correct
Unit of Issue

Customer Relations

Mail Alert

National Card and Letter Writing Month

Postmasters and Station Managers: Diabetes
Information Sheet

Domestic Mail

DMM Revision: Labeling List Changes

DMM and POM Revision: Commercial Mail Receiving
Agency Mail Delivery Procedures

Revised Deadline: Special Services Barcoded Label
(2-24-01); Exception for Larger Mailings (5-1-01)

DMM Revision: General Mailability Standards

Correction: Limited Alternative Flats Preparation Test -
Correct E-Mail Address

Delivery Policy Notice: Late Arrival of Scheduled
Mailings at Delivery Units

New Edition: Domestic Mail Manual Issue 56


Management Instruction: Use of Chauffeurs at
Headquarters and Designated Drivers in the Field

Management Instruction: Use of Postal Vehicles for Home-to-Work Transportation

Citibank VISA Travel Charge Card Cancellation Policy

Fraud Alert

Foreign Order No. 453

Withholding of Mail Orders

Missing, Lost, or Stolen U.S. Money Order Forms

Missing, Lost, or Stolen Canadian Money Order

Counterfeited Canadian Money Order Forms

800 Number Available to Verify Canadian Money

Invalid Express Mail Corporate Account Numbers

International Mail

ICM Update: International Customized Mail

ICM Update: International Customized Mail

ICM Update: International Customized Mail


New Handbook: Handbook EL-803, Maintenance
Employee's Guide to Safety

Level 15-18 Offices: Safety and Health Inspections


Stamp Announcement 01-24: Great Plains Prairie
Souvenir Sheet

Pictorial Cancellation Requirements

Updated Announcement 01-B: 2001 Stamp and Postal

New Publication: Publication 194, Treasury of Stamp
Cards 2000

Pictorial Cancellations Announcement

Special Cancellation Die Hubs

Postal Employees

Revised Publication: Publication 71, Notice for Employees Requesting Leave for Conditions Covered by the Family and Medical Leave Act

Post Office Changes

Purchasing and Materials

Handbook Revision: AS-701, Material Management -
Title, Address, EXSEL Changes Made

Publication 247 Revision: Ordering Procedures for
Postmarking Ring Dies and Die Hubs


New Indicia Being Tested

What's in Store

Postal Bulletin Distribution

Postal Bulletin Index

2000 Annual Index PB 22042 (1-25-01)

Ordering Information: Following is the list of postal stock numbers (PSNs) to use when ordering copies of the Postal Bulletin from the MDC:

PB 22045: 7690-04-000-5652

PB 22044: 7690-04-000-5651

PB 22043: 7690-04-000-5650

PB 22042: 7690-04-000-5649

PB 22041: 7690-04-000-5648

PB 22040: 7690-04-000-5647

PB 22039: 7690-04-000-5646

PB 22038: 7690-04-000-5645

PB 22037: 7690-04-000-5644

PB 22036: 7690-04-000-5643

PB 22035: 7690-04-000-5642

PB 22034: 7690-04-000-5641

PB 22033: 7690-04-000-5640

PB 22032: 7690-04-000-5639

PB 22031: 7690-04-000-5638

PB 22030: 7690-04-000-5637

PB 22029: 7690-04-000-5636

PB 22028: 7690-04-000-5635

PB 22027: 7690-04-000-5634

PB 22026: 7690-04-000-5633

PB 22025: 7690-04-000-5632

PB 22024: 7690-04-000-5631

PB 22023: 7690-04-000-5630

PB 22022: 7690-04-000-5629

PB 22021: 7690-04-000-5628

PB 22020: 7690-04-000-3999

PB 22019: 7690-04-000-3998

PB 22018: 7690-04-000-3997

The Postal Bulletin is published biweekly; information is effective for one year unless it changes a permanent directive or unless otherwise specified.