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Industry Resource Guide

This guide is intended to help you navigate Postal Service resources and tools.

Featured Resources

  • Tools

    Business Customer Gateway

    The Business Customer Gateway provides a single entry point for Postal Service® online business services.

  • Tools

    Business Service Network Locator

    The Business Service Network (BSN) offers qualifying business mailers personalized service and help with unique mailing needs.

  • Fact Sheets 06/27/2011

    Drop Ship Checklist for Mailers

    This document contains the Drop Ship checklist for mailers utilizing eVS®.

  • Tools 05/10/2017

    Intelligent Mail Barcodes (IMb) Planning Tool

    This IMb Planning Tool provides visibility into the mail stream; assists in planning drop shipments; and helps manage delivery expectations.

  • National Postal Forum (NPF)

    The National Postal Forum (NPF) is a tradeshow and conference featuring the latest USPS® products, services, and information.

  • Tools 08/25/2016

    Postal Explorer

    Postal Explorer contains the standards for nonprofit, domestic mail, international mail, hazardous, restricted and perishable mail, Labeling lists, and Notice 123.

  • Announcements

    Postal Bulletin: Updates to Policy and Procedures

    Postal Bulletin includes updates to USPS® policies and procedures by year.

  • Announcements

    USPS® Service Alerts

    USPS Service Alerts provide information to consumers, small businesses and business mailers about postal facility service disruptions due to weather-related and other natural disasters or events.

  • Tools

    USPS Tracking®

    USPS Tracking services for Priority Mail®, Certified Mail®, and a variety of other USPS services.

Area Mailing Industry Focus Groups

 

The Area Mailing Industry Focus Groups serve as a vehicle of communications between customers and the Postal Service advocating issues and supporting the needs of the First Class, Periodicals and Standard Mail industries.

Barcode Certification

Barcode Certification information will assist you in obtaining USPS certification for your Confirmation Services barcodes and your electronic file submissions

  • Contact Lists
  • Quick Service Guides 06/01/2014

    Parcel Labeling Guide

    This document has been developed to make it easier to create and use labels on parcels shipped via the United States Postal Service® (USPS® ). While some flexibility exists in design of shipping labels, using these standards will make label certification easier and make processing your parcels more efficient.

Business Mail Acceptance: Assistance and Escalation

Business Mail Acceptance: Automated Business Reply Mail® (ABRM) Tool Resources

A web-based, self-service tool created to assist Reply Mail customers with creating domestic Courtesy Reply Mail CRM)™, Business Reply Mail (BRM)®, and Qualified Business Reply Mail (QBRM)™ artwork for card and letter-size mailpieces.

Business Mailer/Major Mail Support

Facility Access and Shipment Tracking (FAST®)

The Facility Access and Shipment Tracking (FAST) system allows mailers to provide advance notification of drop shipment and origin entered mailings into postal facilities. FAST provides Mail Owners, Mail Preparers, and Schedulers enhanced visibility of their scheduled mailings at each facility.

Federal Register Notices

The Federal Register is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations.

  • Announcements

    Federal Register Notices (Entire Collection)

    The Federal Register is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations.

  • Announcements

    Federal Register Notices (USPS® Only)

    The Federal Register is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, including USPS documents.

International

  • Announcements

    International Mail Manual

    The International Mail Manual sets forth the conditions and procedures for the preparation and treatment of mail sent from the United States to other countries and the treatment of mail received from other countries.

  • Fact Sheets 08/25/2016

    International Mailers Advisory Group

    The International Mailers Advisory Group mission is to address barriers to the efficient flow of information and goods across borders for companies utilizing postal services.

Periodical Critical Entry Times (CET)

Press Releases

Contact

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