Management Instructions

New Management Instruction AS-300-2009-2, Advertising Policy and Guidelines

New management instruction (MI) AS-300-2009-2, Advertising Policy and Guidelines, is effective immediately. This MI:

n Supersedes “Field Advertising Guidelines and Policy,” Postal Bulletin 22156 (6-9-05, page 79).

n Defines “authorized advertising materials.”

n Sets forth Postal Service™ policy for postmasters and managers who wish to advertise or provide infor­mation to Postal Service customers via postcards, letters, flyers, signs, and mass media elements.

n Provides information about messaging and other advertising materials available, including MessageMaker4.

MI AS-300-2009-2 is available on the Postal Service PolicyNet website:

n Go to

n Under “Essential Links” in the left-hand column, click PolicyNet.

n Then click MIs.

The direct URL for the Postal Service PolicyNet website is