Move Update non-compliance to cost mailers more in 2010

Share this content:
USPS pushes back Intelligent Mail barcode implementation
USPS pushes back Intelligent Mail barcode implementation

The US Postal Service has announced it will begin attaching additional postage charges to any commercial Standard Mail that does not meet its acceptance rate for Move Update standards in January 2010.

Move Update compliance has been mandatory for commercial mail since November 23, 2008. This decision requires that mailers select one of the postal-approved methods to regularly update mailing list addresses against customer-filed change-of-address notifications in order to reduce the forwarding or return-to-sender charges.

Under the new decision, mailers for which more than 30% of addresses fail an update check will be assessed for additional fees. This assessment will apply to a portion of the mailing based on the percentage by which the measured error rate exceeds the 30% tolerance. Mailers will have the option to pay the additional postage or withdraw the mailing.

The US Postal Service has scheduled webinars on the Move Update Standard and the January changes for September 3 and 15.

Sign up to our newsletters

Company of the Week

Brightcove is the world's leading video platform. The most innovative and respected brands confidently rely on Brightcove to solve their most demanding communication challenges because of the unmatched performance and flexibility of our platform, our global scale and reliability, and our award-winning service. With thousands of customers and an industry-leading suite of cloud video products, Brightcove enables customers to drive compelling business results.

Find out more here »

Career Center

Check out hundreds of exciting professional opportunities available on DMN's Career Center.  
Explore careers in digital marketing, sales, eCommerce, marketing communications, IT, data strategies, and much more. And don't forget to update your resume so employers can contact you privately about job opportunities.

>>Click Here

Relive the 2017 Marketing Hall of Femme

Click the image above