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Administrative Services

New Handbook AS-353/ASM Revision: Privacy and the Management of Records

Customer Relations

Mail Alert

Domestic Mail

DMM Revision: New Procedures for Depositing
Periodicals at Airport Mail Facilities

DMM Revision: Polywrap - Selvage Maximums for
AFSM 100 Flats

DMM Revision: NetPost Mailing Online - Expiration of Experiment

DMM Revision: Labeling List Changes

Notice: Standard Operating Procedures for Determining
Minimum Mailpiece Thickness

Notice: In- Delivery Instruction 7 for Nonautomated Standard Mail Items

Revised Forms: Repositionable Notes - Revised Postage Statements


New Posters/Correction: Posters 128 and 143 Show
Workplace Interaction Do's and Don'ts


Handbook and ELM Revisions: Payments to Jurors

Handbook F-1 Revision: Cash Retained /Cash Reserves Authorization

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Fraud Alert

Invalid Express Mail Corporate Account Numbers

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

Missing, Lost, or Stolen Canadian Money Order Forms

Counterfeit Canadian Money Order Forms

Toll-Free Number Available to Verify Canadian Money

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Overseas Military Mail

2003 International and Military Mail Christmas Dates

Columbus Day Posters

Postal Bulletin Distribution

Finance (Continued)

Announcement: Conversion to Monthly Reporting

Notice: National Workhour Reporting System Changes

Reminder: eTravel - Restricted Use

Information Technology

New Management Instruction: Toll-Free Telephone

Handbook Revision: Handbook AS-805, Information

eBuy Update: Certifying Energy Utility Bills

International Mail

IMM and Publication 51 Revision: Afghanistan -
Resumption of Service

IMM Revision: Iraq - Resumption of Airmail Letter-Post




Stamp Announcement 03-24: District of Columbia Commemorative Stamp

Stamp Announcement 03-25: Reptiles & Amphibians Commemorative Stamps

Stamp Announcement 03-26: Ohio University Stamped

Stamp Announcement 03-27: Antique Toys Definitive

Pictorial Cancellations Announcement

Special Cancellation Die Hubs


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Supply Management

POM Revision: Highway Contract Service

Revised Form: PS Form 5429, Certification of Exceptional Contract Service Performed

Ordering Information: Rotary Locks

Ordering Instructions: POW-MIA Flags

Employee Discounts: Maintenance, Repair, and Operating Supplies

Boise Cascade Office Supplies Contract

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Semiannual Index PB 22107 (7-24-03)

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

PB 22110: 7690-05-000-5979

PB 22109: 7690-05-000-5978

PB 22108: 7690-05-000-5977

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