Industry Alerts and Notices

Industry Alerts inform industry Stakeholders about important information regarding USPS webinars, promotions, products, and other news. Below are archived alerts, for up to date alerts please subscribe to the Industry Alert mailing list, by contacting IndustryAlert@usps.gov.

Federal Register Notices filed by the Product Classification department of the United States Postal Service are listed on the Postal Explorer website at pe.usps.com.

USPS Service Alerts communicate information to consumers, small businesses and business mailers about postal facility service disruptions due to weather-related and other natural disasters or events. Service alerts are done in near real time.

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February 2018 Industry Alerts

Announcements
02/16/2018

January 2018 Industry Alerts

December 2017 Industry Alerts

Announcements
12/20/2017
Announcements
12/08/2017

November 2017 Industry Alerts

Announcements
11/14/2017

October 2017 Industry Alerts

Announcements
10/27/2017

September 2017 Alerts

Announcements
09/25/2017
Announcements
09/12/2017
Error Codes
09/06/2017
Announcements
09/05/2017

August 2017 Industry Alerts

June 2017 Industry Alerts

Announcements
06/30/2017

May 2017 Industry Alerts

Announcements
05/31/2017

March 2017 Industry Alerts

Announcements
03/17/2017

January 2017 Industry Alerts

Announcements
01/26/2017
Announcements
01/24/2017
Industry Alert: Update to the Publication for Streamlined Mail Acceptance for Letters and Flats and Address Quality Census Method (January 24, 2017)

The Publication will officially be posted as a proposed rule through the Federal Register Notice process in March of 2017 and comments will be accepted.

Announcements
01/20/2017
Industry Alert: Process for Mailings Prepared Using Pre-Price Change Mailing Standards (January 20, 2017)

With the upcoming price changes that go into effect on January 22, 2017, there may be instances where mailings have been prepared using the pre-price change mailing standards and will be presented on or after January 22, 2017.

Announcements
01/19/2017
Industry Alert: Price Change and Application Releases (January 19, 2017)

The January 2017 Price Change goes into effect Sunday, January 22, 2017.

Announcements
01/19/2017
Industry Alert: PTR Release 11.0 Deployment - System Outage (January 19, 2017)

On Sunday, January 22, the Postal Service will implement changes to the Product Tracking and Reporting (PTR) system.

Announcements
01/19/2017
Industry Alert: Bishopville, SC Post Office Closed (January 19, 2017)

Effective immediately, the Bishopville Main Office located at 451 N Main Street, Bishopville, SC 29010-1473 will be closed for repairs until further notice.

Announcements
01/17/2017
Industry Alert: Washington, DC 5-Digit ZIP Codes Will Not Be Delivered Due to Presidential Inauguration (January 17, 2017)

Certain routes within the Presidential Inauguration security area in the following ZIP Codes, will not see delivery on Friday, January 20.

Announcements
01/17/2017
Industry Alert: Washington, DC 5-Digit ZIP Codes Will Not Be Delivered Due to Presidential Inauguration (January 17, 2017)

Certain routes within the Presidential Inauguration security area in the following ZIP Codes, will not see delivery on Friday, January 20.

Announcements
01/11/2017
Industry Alert: Proposed Electronic Induction (eInduction® ) Language Changes to Domestic Mail Manual (January 10, 2017)

The Postal Service proposes to revise Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM®) to add language regarding streamlining the processing of drop shipments and expedited plant load mailings.