DMM Revision: Mailing Standard Changes for Parcel Select Service

Effective May 12, 2008, the Postal Service™ is revising the Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM®) to support the Shipping Services price and mailing requirements changes as they affect Parcel Select® service. The following changes will occur:

Although not required until September 30, 2008, we encourage shippers to use these price markings as soon as possible after May 12, 2008.

We will incorporate these revisions into the next printed version of the DMM and into the monthly update of the online DMM, which is available via Postal Explorer® at