Release Notes
02/08/2024
Technical Specifications
02/07/2024
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.