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postal bulletin, published since march 4, 1880. pb 22107 July 24, 2003.

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Administrative Services

New Management Instruction: AS-350-2003-6, Marketing

New Management Instruction: AS-350-2003-5, Computer Matching Programs

Customer Relations

Mail Alert

Domestic Mail

DMM Revision: Barcode Location for Parcels

DMM Revision: Customized MarketMail - Nonmachinable Surcharge

Field Information Kit: Customized MarketMail (CMM)

Notice: Customized MarketMail - Revised Postage

Overseas Military Mail


ELM Revision: Acts of God and Civil Disorders

Postal Service Employees: 2003 U.S. Savings Bonds
Campaign - Series I

New Management Instruction: Corporate Succession

Management Instruction: Corporate Succession

New Publication: Award-Winning Brochure Highlights
Postal Service's Diversity Strategies

New Form: PS Form 3571, CFS Quality Control Log

Pull-Out Section

Fraud Alert

All Personnel Processing Mail for Dispatch Abroad:
Foreign Order No. 484

Invalid Express Mail Corporate Account Numbers

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

Missing, Lost, or Stolen Canadian Money Order

Counterfeit Canadian Money Order Forms

Toll-Free Number Available to Verify Canadian Money

Other Information

Notice to All Employees: Thrift Savings Plan Fact

Thrift Savings Plan Catch-Up Contributions for TSP
Participants Age 50 and Older, and PostalEASE

Postal Bulletin Distribution

Labor Day Posters

Employees (continued)

Postal Service Employees: Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)
Catch-Up Contributions for TSP Participants Age 50 and
Older, and PostalEASE


Clarification: Fiscal Year Closing Guidance for Statement
of Account Offices

Notice - SAFR Offices Only: Financial Reporting for
Contract Postal Units

International Mail

ICM Updates: International Customized Mail




Pictorial Cancellations Announcement

Special Cancellation Die Hubs

Dale Clites Cancellation - Withdrawn

Post Offices

Post Office Changes

Mover's Guide News: Publication 75, Mover's Guide - September 2003


Handbook M-39 Revision: PS Form 3997, or Electronic Equivalent, Use in DOIS Offices

Notice: Maintaining Postage Validation Imprinter (PVI)

Postal Bulletin 2003 Semiannual Index

Postal Bulletin Index

Semiannual Index PB 22107 (7-24-03)

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

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

PB 22107: 7690-05-000-5976

PB 22106: 7690-05-000-5975

PB 22105: 7690-05-000-5974

PB 22104: 7690-05-000-5973

PB 22103: 7690-05-000-5972

PB 22102: 7690-05-000-5971

PB 22101: 7690-05-000-5970

PB 22100: 7690-05-000-5969

PB 22099: 7690-05-000-5968

PB 22098: 7690-05-000-5967

PB 22097: 7690-05-000-5966

PB 22096: 7690-05-000-5965

PB 22095: 7690-05-000-5964

PB 22094: 7690-05-000-4859

PB 22093: 7690-05-000-4858

PB 22092: 7690-05-000-4857

PB 22091: 7690-05-000-4856

PB 22090: 7690-05-000-4855

PB 22089: 7690-05-000-4854

PB 22088: 7690-05-000-4853

PB 22087: 7690-05-000-4852

PB 22086: 7690-05-000-4851

PB 22085: 7690-05-000-4850

PB 22084: 7690-05-000-4849

PB 22083: 7690-05-000-4848

PB 22082: 7690-05-000-4847

PB 22081: 7690-05-000-4846

PB 22080: 7690-05-000-4845

PB 22079: 7690-05-000-4844