Data Files
02/06/2024
ZIP Codes by Area and District codes

The Excel spreadsheet lists ZIP Codes with the associated Area and District Codes.  

Announcements
02/05/2024
Data Files
02/05/2024
Automated Zone Indicator (AZI) Table

The AZI table lists each five-digit ZIP Code™ and is an indicator of the type of processing that typically takes place on letter mail destined for each ZIP Code. Each number in the file is a ZIP Code appended with a numeric zone indicator. The five numeric indicators are as follows:

  1. Two Pass Zones: Automated two-step sector/segment at mail processing facilities
  2. 876 Carrier Route Sort Zones: Automated incoming secondary carrier route sorting at plants
  3. Carrier Route Barcode Sorter (CSBCS) Zones: Automated walk sequence sorting on CSBCS machines at delivery units
  4. Delivery Barcode Sorter (DBCS) Zones: Automated walk sequence sorting on DBCS machines at plants [i.e., sectional center facilities (SCFs)] or at delivery units
  5. Manual/Mechanized Zones: No automated sorting; no tracking code scans should be generated from facilities matched to these ZIP Codes
Tech Guides
02/05/2024
Intelligent Mail® Package Barcode (IMpb) ACS™ Technical Guide

Technical guide for users of Intelligent Mail® Package Barcode (IMpb) Address Change Services (ACS). Includes a solution overview, features, participation requirements, and service endorsement options.

Data Files
02/01/2024
Combined Originating Service Standards and Priority Mail Service Standards Exceptions FY2024 Q2

This spreadsheet provides the combined originating service standards and Priority Mail service standards exceptions for Q2 FY2024. The file attached is compressed.