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Meter operation changes

UPDATED: January 11, 2019

Learn how the January 27, 2019 USPS rate changes affect the operation of your meter.

 

Domestic

 

Changes to First-Class Mail

(Products affected:  mailstation & mailstation2, DM100i, DM200L, DM125, DM225, DM300c, DM400c, DM450c, DM475, Connect+ Series/SendPro P-Series, SendPro 300, SendPro C-Series, DM Infinity)

  • First-Class Mail - Package Service

You now get prompted for a ZIP Code due to a switch to weight and zone based pricing. There are nine zones (1-9).

 

  • First-Class Mail – Letter (Does not apply to mailstation & mailstation2)

A Non-Machinable Letter (NM Letter) class was added and the Non-Machinable fee was removed for the following:

  • First-Class Metered and Stamped
  • First-Class NonAuto Presorted (For Connect+/SendPro P Series and DM475 Only)

 

Changes to Business Reply Mail Regular Basic and High Volume Parcels

(Products affected: Connect+/SendPro P Series)

  • You now get prompted for a ZIP Code due to a switch to Zone Based pricing for all Zones 1-9.

Changes to Library Mail and Media Mail® 

(Products affected:  mailstation & mailstation2, DM100i, DM200L, DM125, DM225, DM300c, DM400c, DM450c, DM475, and SendPro 300 Only)

  • Machinable and Non-Machinable have been combined into one selection, as the rate sets are the same.

Changes to Special Services

  • Balloon pricing was removed on Priority Mail, Retail Ground and Parcel Select.
  • The Sunday/Holiday Delivery fee was removed from Priority Mail Express.

 

International

 

Changes to First-Class Mail International®

(Does not apply to mailstation & mailstation2)

  • The Non-Machinable Letter (NM Letter) class was added.
  • The Non-Machinable fee was removed.

Changes to Countries

  • Country name Cape Verde has been changed to “Cabo Verde”.
  • Country name Swaziland has been changed to “Eswatini”.
  • Priority Mail Intl. Flat Rate Envelopes and Boxes has removed:
    • Ascension
    • Bolivia
    • Falkland Islands
    • Korea, Democratic People’s Rep. (North Korea)