Postal Service October 3, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Overweight Parcels
Document Number: 2017-21150
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-10-03
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service is contemplating amendment of the Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]), to address the challenges presented by overweight parcels that make their way into the postal network. To aid us in this effort, we are requesting comments from the postal community regarding a variety of suggested actions to resolve or ameliorate this problem. Overweight parcels for the purpose of this notice are defined as anything in excess of 70 pounds or the maximum weight allowed for HAZMAT.
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