Postal Service 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-31338
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-31
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-31335
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-31
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Board of Governors; Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2012-31090
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-26
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
Product Change-First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-30883
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-26
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Product ChangeFirst-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-30880-2
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-26
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Product Change-First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-30880
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-26
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Product Change-First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-30869
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-26
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
New Mailing Standards for Domestic Mailing Services Products
Document Number: 2012-30256
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-12-20
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
In October 2012, the Postal Service filed a notice of mailing services price adjustments with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC), effective in January 2013. This final rule contains the revisions to Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) that we will adopt to implement the changes coincident with the price adjustments.
International Mail: Product Rate and Fee Changes
Document Number: 2012-29434
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-12-07
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
On October 11, 2012, the Postal Service filed a notice of international mailing services price adjustments with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC), effective on January 27, 2013. On October 23, 2012, the USPSTM published a proposed rule in the Federal Register with changes to Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, International Mail Manual (IMM[supreg]). The proposed rule included changes that we would adopt to implement the changes coincident with the price adjustments and classification changes, including changes resulting from the Postal Regulatory Commission granting the Postal Service's request in Docket No. MC2012-44 to transfer First-Class Mail International[supreg] packages (small packets) and rolls from the market-dominant product list to the competitive product list. This final rule conveys the comments received on the proposal and the final mailing standards.
Board of Governors; Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2012-29433
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-04
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
Board of Governors; Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2012-29432
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-04
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
New Marking Standards for Parcels Containing Hazardous Materials
Document Number: 2012-28673
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-11-28
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service is revising Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) 601.10 to adopt new mandatory marking standards for parcels containing mailable hazardous material that will align with the revised requirements provided by the Department of Transportation (DOT). This revision also provides terminology and categorization changes needed to respond to the pending elimination of the ``Other Regulated Material'' (ORM-D) category and the partial elimination of the ``consumer commodity'' category by the DOT.
Product Change-First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-28672
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-11-27
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Product Change-First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-28671
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-11-27
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Product Change-First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-28670
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-11-27
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Product Change-First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-28669
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-11-27
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Outbound International Mailings of Lithium Batteries
Document Number: 2012-27842
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-11-15
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service is revising the Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, International Mail Manual (IMM[supreg]) to new standards when mailing primary and secondary lithium cells or lithium batteries internationally, or to and from an APO, FPO, or DPO destinations.
Board of Governors; Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2012-27840
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-11-15
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
Board of Governors; Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2012-26982
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-11-02
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
Product Change-Parcel Select Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-26873
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-11-02
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Product Change-First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-26872
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-11-02
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Retirement of FASTforward Technology
Document Number: 2012-26697
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-11-02
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service will revise the Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) 602.5.0 to terminate the use of FASTforwardTM technology as a Move Update option for commercial First-Class Mail[supreg], First- Class Package ServiceTM, Standard Mail[supreg], and Parcel Select Lightweight[supreg] mailings.
Product Change-First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-26463
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-29
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Product Change-First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-26462
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-29
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Product Change-First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-26461
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-29
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Product Change-First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-26460
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-29
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Domestic Competitive Products Pricing and Mailing Standards Changes
Document Number: 2012-26243
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-10-26
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service is revising Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]), to reflect changes to prices and mailing standards for the following competitive products: Express Mail[supreg], Priority Mail[supreg], First-Class Package ServiceTM, Parcel Select[supreg], Parcel Post[supreg], Extra Services, Return Services, Mailer Services, and Recipient Services.
Rules of Practice in Proceedings Relative to Administrative Offsets Initiated Against Former Employees of the Postal Service
Document Number: 2012-26248
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-10-25
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
This document revises the rules of practice of the Judicial Officer in proceedings relative to administrative offsets initiated against former employees of the Postal Service. These revisions update the rules to reflect changes in the Postal Service's debt collection regulations and procedures, eliminate outdated provisions, and conform the rules to the Judicial Officer's existing practice.
International Mail Manual; Incorporation by Reference
Document Number: 2012-25996
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-10-23
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service announces the issuance of the Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, International Mail Manual (IMM[supreg]) dated June 24, 2012, updated with Postal Bulletin revisions through June 14, 2012, and its incorporation by reference in the Code of Federal Regulations.
New Mailing Standards for Domestic Mailing Services Products
Document Number: 2012-25995
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-10-23
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
In October 2012, the Postal Service filed a notice of mailing services price adjustments with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC), effective in January 2013. This proposed rule contains the revisions to Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) that we would adopt to implement the changes coincident with the price adjustments.
International Product and Price Changes
Document Number: 2012-25994
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-10-23
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service is revising Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, International Mail Manual (IMM[supreg]), to reflect the prices, product features, and classification changes to Competitive Services, as established by the Governors of the Postal Service.
International Mailing Services: Proposed Product and Price Changes
Document Number: 2012-25992
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-10-23
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
In October 2012, the Postal Service filed a notice of mailing services price adjustments with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC), effective on January 27, 2013. The Postal Service proposes to revise various sections of Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, International Mail Manual (IMM[supreg]) to reflect new prices and classification changes.
Change in Rates and Classes of General Applicability for Competitive Products
Document Number: 2012-25679
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-22
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
This notice sets forth changes in rates of general applicability for competitive products.
Removal of International Restricted Delivery From the Competitive Product List
Document Number: 2012-25728
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-19
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service hereby provides notice that it has filed a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to remove International Restricted Delivery from the competitive product list.
Market Test of Experimental Product-Metro Post
Document Number: 2012-25727
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-19
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of a market test of an experimental product in accordance with statutory requirements.
Product Change-Express Mail and Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-25597
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-18
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-25596
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-18
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Implementation of Full-Service Intelligent Mail Requirements for Automation Prices
Document Number: 2012-25551
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-10-17
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service is proposing to revise Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) throughout various sections to modify eligibility requirements for mailers to obtain automation prices for First-Class Mail[supreg], Standard Mail[supreg], Periodicals[supreg], and Bound Printed Matter[supreg] when mailing postcards, letters, and flats. Effective January 2014, use of ``full-service'' Intelligent Mail[supreg] would be required to obtain automation prices. Additionally, the 10/24 transitional barcoded tray label format would be eliminated and mailers would be required to use the 24-digit Intelligent Mail barcode (IMbTM) format on tray, tub, and sack labels.
Every Door Direct Mail-Retail
Document Number: 2012-25059
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-10-15
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
This final rule establishes the retail option of Every Door Direct Mail-Retail[supreg] (EDDM-Retail) as a formal product offering within Mailing Services, and ends the market test period for this initiative.
Product Change-First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-24461
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-04
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Product Change-First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-24456
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-04
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Product Change-First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-24447
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-04
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Product Change-First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-24442
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-04
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Product Change-First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-24439
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-04
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Product Change-Express Mail and Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-24428
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-04
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
New Marking Standards for Parcels Containing Hazardous Materials
Document Number: 2012-24296
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-10-03
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service is proposing to revise Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) 601.10 to adopt new mandatory marking standards for parcels containing mailable hazardous material that will align with the revised requirements provided by the Department of Transportation (DOT). This proposed rule also provides terminology and categorization changes needed to respond to the pending elimination of the ``Other Regulated Material'' (ORM-D) category and the partial elimination of the ``Consumer Commodity'' category by the DOT.
Board of Governors; Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2012-24279
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-02
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
New Pallet Preparation Standards for Periodicals
Document Number: 2012-23417
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-09-24
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service will revise Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) 705.8.10.2 to align pallet preparation standards for Periodicals with those currently required for Periodicals prepared in sacks and similar containers. The Postal Service will also align the preparation standards for merged pallets of Periodicals in DMM 705.10, 705.12 and 705.13 with other DMM sections by allowing mailers using these programs to place Periodicals bundles directly on mixed area distribution center (ADC) pallets.
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-23082
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-19
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-23081
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-19
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.