Presentations
Flats Sequencing Systems (FSS) Locations Map

This document provides the FSS locations map.

FAQs
11/02/2020
Addressing Fact Sheet for Periodicals Flats

An overview of new address requirements for mailers who are sending flat-size Periodicals (such as magazines and newspapers).

Fact Sheets
11/02/2020
Addressing Fact Sheet for USPS Marketing Mail Flats

This document is for business mailers who are sending flat-size USPS Marketing Mail (such as large envelopes, catalogs, and circulars). To use the USPS Marketing Mail prices, you must send at least 200 pieces or 50 pounds of mail at a time, prepared and sorted according to Postal Service guidelines.

Fact Sheets
11/02/2020
Addressing Fact Sheet for Package Services Flats

This document is for mailers who are sending Flat-size Bound Printed Matter (such as catalogs) using the Presorted or Carrier Route prices or Flat-size Media Mail or Library Mail (such as large envelopes) using the Presorted prices.

Fact Sheets
11/02/2020
Addressing Fact Sheet for First-Class Flats

This document is for mailers who are sending flat-size mail (such as large envelopes) at Automation and Presorted First-Class Mail prices.

FAQs
01/01/2014
Flats Sequencing Systems FAQs

Commonly asThis document provides frequently asked questions (FAQs) and answers to Flats Sequencing Systems, the latest generation of mail-sortation that automates the sorting of flat-sized pieces. 

FAQs
01/01/2014
Flats Sequencing Systems FAQs

Commonly asThis document provides frequently asked questions (FAQs) and answers to Flats Sequencing Systems, the latest generation of mail-sortation that automates the sorting of flat-sized pieces. 

Presentations
08/01/2010
Flats Sequencing System (FSS) System Overview

This presentation provides a FSS system overview including the program purpose and status. 

Fact Sheets
05/01/2010
Maximizing Postage Savings & Delivery for Small Volume Periodicals (PDF)

This document provides information on Maximizing Postage Savings & Delivery for Small Volume Periodicals.

Presentations
03/01/2010
Optional Flat Mail Preparation in the FSS Environment

This document provides information about Flat Mail Preparation at the National Postal Forum presentation on April 12, 2010.

Presentations
03/01/2010
Maximizing Postage Savings & Delivery for Small Volume Periodicals (Powerpoint)

This presentation provides information on Maximizing Postage Savings & Delivery for Small Volume Periodicals.

Presentations
03/01/2010
Automating Flat Mail Preparation in the Future (ppt)

This presentation contains information about future Flat Mail preparation.

Presentations
03/01/2010
USPS® Catalog Industry Team Report to Catalogers

This presentation, given at the National Postal Forum on April 4th, 2010, provides information regarding the catalogue industry.

Presentations
03/01/2010
Automating Flat Mail Preparation in the Future (wmv)

This document contains information for future state of Flat Mail Preparation.

Fact Sheets
03/29/2009
New Address Standards for Flat-Size Mail Poster

New address placement standards apply to all Periodicals, Standard Mail, and Package Services flats mailed at presort, carrier route, and automation prices (optional for First-Class Mail). This document provides detailed information on address placement.

Fact Sheets
03/29/2009
New Address Requirements for Automation, Presorted, and Carrier Route Flat-Size Mail

The Postal Service adopts new address placement and formatting requirements for Periodicals, Standard Mail®, Bound Printed Matter, Media Mail®, and Library Mail flat-size pieces sent at automation, presorted, or carrier route prices. 

Presentations
01/01/2009
New Address Standards for Commercial Flat-Size Mail Presentation

This presentation outlines the standards for commercial flat-size mail including address characteristics and placement, Federal register overview, mailpiece examples, and FAQ's.

Presentations
03/01/2008
Flats Strategy

This document includes information about Flats Strategy. The key components of the system include: 1) automatic high speed feeders, 2) a dolly induction system, 3) carousel sorter, 4) tray staging, 5) integrated tray converters, and 6) a standalone mail prep sub-system.